THE FLASH Extended Preview: The Future Looks Bleak

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Barry Allen has a problem. Before THE FLASH went on its winter hiatus the speedster learned that his one true love — Iris West — was fated to die.

But this is a man who has changed the past before (although, not in a way that made anyone happy, including himself). So now, with an Iris-less future ahead of him, Barry is once again looking to mess with the timeline.

Instead of keeping his plan a secret, Barry is honest — with Iris about her impending death and with the rest of his team about his desire¬†to change the future. His plan is to figure out everything that leads up to Iris’ demise and somehow change the outcome of one of those events….thus changing the future in the process. When the show returns, a criminal named Plunder shows up in Central City. Barry recognizes the villain from his vision of the future and he’s hesitant to catch him, afraid that doing so will cement Iris’ fate. Seeing that Barry is uneasy about stopping¬†Plunder, Wally steps up as Kid Flash. But will Wally ensure his sister’s death or will there be another opportunity for Team Flash to stop the future?

THE FLASH returns with all new episodes on Tuesday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

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