SDCC 2016 First Look at The Flash Season 3
The wait is finally over: here is the Season 3 trailer for The Flash and it is exciting! Barry has reset the universe, and he thinks that it set him free. Surprisingly, he seems to remember everything from his former life, despite everyone else not knowing a thing. But this new timeline is an mirage, and it’s dragging down Barry and everyone around him. This news comes from Reverse Flash, of all people. Despite it coming from an unreliable source, this revelation is true. It’s Flashpoint. It has the potential to be amazing (and I think it will live up to that potential).
It’s a brave new world for the inhabitants of Central City. Cisco is the richest man in town, Iris and Joe barely know Barry, and (brace yourself) Kid Flash is racing around the city doing Barry’s job! At the end of this compelling trailer, Reverse Flash calls out, “Now who’s the villain, Flash? Now who’s the villain now?” I think this season will feature Barry making decisions in the morally gray area and the return of some fan-favorite villains in new, fascinating ways.
Speaking of villains, it seems we’ll be introduced to Doctor Alchemy in the season premiere. And I’m fairly sure Flashpoint will only last for a few episodes. It would be difficult to try and keep up the alternate reality for more than that, especially with the DC TV universe being so intertwined across four shows. In general, though, I have very high hopes for this upcoming season, which begins in October.
What did you think of the trailer? What are you most looking forward to for Season 3? Share your thoughts in the comments!