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The Flash: Eight Things About The Supergirl Musical Crossover “Duet”

Eight teases about the Flash/Supergirl musical crossover titled “Duet”

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The Flash finally took advantage of the fantastic voices in the Arrowverse (and beyond) with this Tuesday’s episode “Duet” which sees the characters in a musical setting and brings Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist and fellow cast members from her show into The Flash’s world.

My own personal review is being hosted at ComicBook.com, but beyond that: How about eight teases on what to look forward to?

Broken Hearts. Barry and Iris just called off their engagement. Kara recently learned that Mon-El had been lying to her for months. What better way to soothe a hurting heart than a musical? Bonus: There’s even a flashback to Nora Allen (Michelle Harrison) and Barry watching “Singin’ In The Rain” at the top of the episode.

There’s No Place Like Home. While Barry and Kara are themselves in the musical, other characters may look like people they know, but they aren’t. John Barrowman is a club owner/gangster with a son named Tommy, which I assume is an inside joke, even if not an intentional one. Victor Garber is also a part of that world, as are Carlos Valdes and Jeremy Jordan. Jesse L. Martin is there, too, but there’s a surprise involved with that which should lead to a lot of amusement. There may be another character or two who exists in that musical world, but you’ll have to watch and discover it for yourself.

The Songs. Without looking it up, I’m assuming “I’m Your Super Friend” is the song written by Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom because it felt like it was right out of that show. Gustin and Benoist perform separately on some songs, but this one in particular highlights and takes advantage of their musical talent and chemistry together. “Runnin’ Home To You” sung by Grant Gustin and written by the award-winning Benj Pasek and Justin Paul is the song to look for with the most emotional resonance.

A Musical Past Remembered. Caitlin brings up that she knows Barry has a great voice — a callback to that Season 1 episode where they did karaoke together.

Snow in Central City. Vancouver was getting a rare snow at the time of this episode’s filming, so if you’d like to see what Kid Flash, Vibe, and the Martian Manhunter vs. a villain in the snow looks like, you’ll be in luck.

Speaking of the Martian Manhunter… Other characters’ reaction to him is fun.

Darren Criss! That’s all that I need to say there. I’m surprised there wasn’t a slushie joke.

Watch To The Very Last Minutes. Again, self-explanatory.

The Flash “Duet” airs this Tuesday, March 21 on The CW, with some setup happening in Monday’s Supergirl. Photos from the Flash episode can be found below.

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The Flash -- "Duet" -- FLA317a_0147b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Chris Wood as Mike, Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl and David Harewood as Hank Henshaw -- Photo: Katie Yu/The CW -- © 2017 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

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No, That Was Not Teddy Sears In The Flash Movie

Flash TV series actor Teddy Sears confirms that was not him playing Jay Garrick in The Flash movie.

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SPOILER WARNING: The Warner Bros. Pictures film The Flash is being discussed in this post.

The Flash is currently speeding onto movie screens, and considering the box office, it might be speeding out of theaters just as fast, but there is one particular thing that fans of The Flash TV series have been wondering: Did we see a cameo of Teddy Sears as Jay Garrick in The Flash movie?

The answer is: No. TVLine did their due diligence in finding out from Sears himself what is going on.

“People kept telling me that I was in the new Flash movie…,” Sears told TVLine in an article posted on their website. “I mean, I’m sleep-deprived with a newborn at home, so my memory is a little foggy. But I’m pretty sure I would have remembered shooting a major DC Studios film.”

“Sadly, I’m not in this,” he continued. He did acknowledge that the likeness does look like him.

There are some other cameos – sadly, not Grant Gustin or John Wesley Shipp, either. The movie is currently playing in theaters worldwide. As for Teddy Sears? Look for him in the DC Animated feature Justice League: Warworld where he will voice Travis Morgan, a.k.a. The Warlord. That comes out in July.

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The Flash Season 9 & Complete Series Blu-rays Announced

Flash Complete Series and Season 9 Blu-ray sets are coming out in August 2023.

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The Flash: The Ninth and Final Season and The Flash: The Complete Series are both coming to Blu-ray and DVD on August 29. Extras for the Season 9 set have also been revealed, as has box art for both. The Complete Series box art is a bit odd: While it’s truth in advertising for the final seasons to have Cecile front and center, the lack of Carlos Valdes (Cisco) or Tom Cavanagh (as any Wells) is.. a choice.

Here’s the press release with more info:

BURBANK, CA (June 1, 2023) – The fast-paced DC Super Hero drama ends its nine-season run as The Flash: The Ninth and Final Season arrives on Blu-rayTM Disc and DVD on August 29, 2023. The action continues through all 13 episodes of the final season along with brand-new bonus content. The season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers. 

Also available on August 29, is The Flash: The Complete Series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD, which includes 184 episodes from the exhilarating DC series along with hours of bonus content from all nine seasons in one complete set.

After defeating the Reverse Flash once and for all, the ninth season of The Flash picks up one week after their epic battle, and Barry Allen aka The Flash and Iris West-Allen are reconnecting and growing closer than ever. When a deadly group of Rogues descend on Central City, led by a powerful and unknown new threat, The Flash and his team including Meta-Empath Cecile Horton, the light-powered meta, Allegra Garcia, brilliant tech-nerd Chester P. Runk and reformed cryogenics thief Mark Blaine, must once again defy the odds to save the day. But as The Rogues are defeated, a deadly new adversary rises to challenge Barry Allen’s heroic legacy. In their greatest battle yet, Barry and Team Flash will be pushed to their limits, to save Central City one last time.

The Flash stars Grant Gustin (Arrow, Glee), Candice Patton (The Game), Danielle Panabaker (Sky High, Friday the 13th), Danielle Nicolet (Central Intelligence), Kayla Compton (Making Moves), Brandon McKnight (The Shape of Water) and Jon Cor (Shadowhunters). Based on the characters from DC, The Flash is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (Arrow, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale), Eric Wallace (Teen Wolf, Z Nation, Eureka), Sarah Schechter (Batwoman, Riverdale, Black Lightning, Supergirl), Jonathan Butler, and Sam Chalsen (Sleepy Hollow).

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

The Flash: The Saga of the Scarlett Speedster (featurette)
Deleted Scenes
Gag Reel

The Flash: The Complete Ninth Season and The Flash: The Complete Series will be available to purchase August 29, 2023 on Blu-ray Disc and DVD both online and in-store at major retailers. The series is also available now to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. 

The Flash: The Ninth and Final Season

Includes 13 one-hour episodes:

Wednesday Ever After
Hear No Evil
Rogues of War
The Mask of the Red Death, Part 1
The Mask of the Red Death, Part 2
The Good, the Bad and the Lucky
Wildest Dreams
Partners in Time
It’s My Party and I’ll Die if I Want To
A New World, Part 1
A New World, Part 2
A New World, Part 3
A New World, Part 4

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Who Are Those New Characters At The End Of The Flash Finale?

FlashTVNews can tell you who played the new characters who were introduced at the end of the Flash finale.

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The Flash has ended on the East Coast, and now you might be wondering who those characters might be as part of the “New World” Barry is talking about. He’s shared the lightning beyond his family, and now new speedsters will be out there in the world.

One of those new folks we met before: Avery Ho. In the comics, Avery is the Flash of China, and she first appeared in the comics in 2016. On the show, though, we saw her in the Season 8 episode “Obsessive Impulsive Disorder” as someone working at Fast Track Labs; she returned for a phone call with Meena Dhawan in “The Man in the Yellow Tie.” Playing her was actress Piper Curda who fans might know from I Didn’t Do It and Legacies.

Next up: Max Mercury. A character from comics’ Golden Age who went by a number of names back in the day, Mark Waid brought him back for his celebrated and excellent Flash comics run of the 1990s. Trevor Carroll plays Max Mercury in the Flash finale. In addition to acting, Trevor Carroll is an award-winning director for a short film called No Reservations. He could also recently be seen on Resident Alien.

The third new “Flash” type character we see here is Jess Chambers, introduced in DC’s “Future State” initiative and also seen in the Multiverse: Teen Justice comic book series. Sometimes using the name “Kid Quick,” Jess is a non-binary character. The role of Jess Chambers here is played by Hana Destiny Huggins, who just might be the “Hana Huggins” that IMDb has a listing for whose credits include an upcoming film called It’s A Wonderful Knife.

Shall we ever see these characters again in live-action? We certainly hope there is someday an opportunity to see them ride the lightning….

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