The Flash will make a speedy return to TV as early as Tuesday’s Season 3 premiere, but Barry Allen wouldn’t be the fastest man alive without occasionally arriving a bit earlier than expected. So it is, that “Flashpoint” is already upon us in a first clip from the third season, as Eobard Thawne starts to lay out some of the big consequences in store.

The CW released the first official clip from Tuesday’s “Flashpoint,” as we learn just a bit more of what befell Thawne after Barry reversed course to save his mother from certain doom. The Reverse-Flash remains powerless in a cell (and eating Big Belly Burger, of course), but has much bigger concerns for Barry messing around with the timeline.

In the meantime, so reads the October 4 premiere synopsis:


Barry (Grant Gustin) is living his dream life – his parents are alive, he’s asked Iris West (Candice Patton) on a date and he can finally be a normal guy as Central City has another speedster, Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale), running around saving the city. When Barry starts forgetting parts of his old life, the Reverse Flash (guest star Matt Letscher) taunts his nemesis and tells him that there will be serious repercussions for Barry and the ones he loves if he continues to live in this alternate universe. In addition to losing his memories, his powers will also start to fade. When disaster strikes, Barry must decide if he wants to continue to live in this world as Barry Allen or return to his universe as The Flash.

We’ll have more on Season 3 of The Flash soon, but take a look at the footage and photos below, and stay tuned for the October 4 premiere!


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