The Flash: Season 3 (2016-2017)




Critic Consensus: Taking its most compelling and emotionally resonant turn to date, The Flash shifts focus in its third season, turning from the grandiose and bizarre toward the characters who inhabit its core universe -- all while remaining action-packed, funny, and dramatic.


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In Season 3, Barry (Grant Gustin) must deal with the consequences of his decision to interfere in the timeline and save his mother. The rise of a new metahuman who knows about the existence of "Flashpoint" leads to people gaining powers to become their alternate selves. Barry must come clean when self-proclaimed speed god Savitar threatens the life of Iris (Candice Patton). As Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) fears she will succumb to her Killer Frost urges and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) struggles to forgive Barry for the loss of his brother, the team begin to fall apart. With a newly powered Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) stepping up to help Barry and Julian (Tom Felton) and being brought into the fold to assist Caitlin, it becomes a race against the clock to stop the devastating future Barry has seen. Episode 8 is part of a crossover event with sister shows "Supergirl," "Arrow" and "Legends of Tomorrow." Episode 17 is a musical crossover with "Supergirl."


Grant Gustin
as Barry Allen/The Flash
Candice Patton
as Iris West
Danielle Panabaker
as Caitlin Snow
Carlos Valdes
as Cisco Ramon
Jesse L. Martin
as Det. Joe West
Tom Cavanagh
as Harrison Wells
Keiynan Lonsdale
as Wally West/Kid Flash
Tom Felton
as Julian Albert
Anne Dudek
as Tracy Brand
Melissa Benoist
as Supergirl
Matt Letscher
as Reverse Flash
Stephen Amell
as Green Arrow
Chris Wood
as Mon-El
David Dastmalchian
as Abra Kadabra
David Harewood
as Hank Henshaw
Joey King
as Magenta
Grey Damon
as Mirror Master
Susan Walters
as Dr. Tannhauser
Darren Criss
as Music Meister
Keith David
as Solovar
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Critic Reviews for The Flash: Season 3

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (2)

The real changes here are more emotional than grandiose.

October 5, 2016 | Full Review…

Once again, the series found gold in exploring how familiar characters have been reshaped by their new reality. And Barry's emotional journey continues to anchor the show.

October 5, 2016 | Full Review…

Despite its flaws, the show is still a largely faithful and puts its comic book sensibilities front and center, and the cast are always wonderful.

July 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Wow - what a way to close out Season 3! Tonight "The Flash" delivered an emotional, intense, and unexpected season finale.

December 12, 2017 | Full Review…

Like Arrow, there's a wide berth to do things differently next season, and considering how dark Flash Season 3 managed to skew, that overhaul is sorely needed. Remember when Season 1 had a fun wedding, daytime and all?

October 16, 2017 | Full Review…

It's a risk having your superhero portrayed as an imperfect vessel who commits villain-like acts, but such is the maturity and complexity of The Flash.

September 27, 2017 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Flash: Season 3



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Some great parts, but its essentially a clone of season 2, which was just a worse version of season 1.


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