The CW has released the Official Synopsis of The Flash episode “A Flash of the Lightning” (6.02) that will be aired on Tuesday, October 15 at 08:00-09:00 PM.
JOHN WESLEY SHIPP TO GUEST STAR
Faced with the news of his impending death, Barry’s (Grant Gustin) resiliency suffers as he struggles to fight fate. Meanwhile, Cecile’s (Danielle Nicolet) career as a D.A. conflicts with her identity when she crosses paths with a villainous meta-human.
“The Flash is starring Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West-Allen, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon/Vibe, Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells, Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West, Jessica Parker Kennedy as Nora West-Allen, Hartley Sawyer as Ralph Dibny/Elongated Man and Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton.
In The Flash, Barry Allen was just 11 years old when his mother was killed in a bizarre and terrifying incident and his father was falsely convicted of the murder. With his life changed forever by the tragedy, Barry was taken in and raised by Detective Joe West, the father of Barry’s best friend, Iris. Now, Barry has become a brilliant, driven and endearingly geeky CSI investigator, whose determination to uncover the truth about his mother’s strange death leads him to follow up on every unexplained urban legend and scientific advancement that comes along.
Based on characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Comics, THE FLASH is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television.