Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Flash: "The Once And Future Flash" (4/25)

Honestly, by Season 3 Flash standards, this wasn't a completely awful episode. Oh, sure, it was full of the usual bullshit like Barry not listening to Iris, Barry standing around mouthbreathing while villains unleash their powers on him, and the eternal question of how, in the seven (or eight, according to the show) years between 2017 and 2024, nobody ever used the magic words "Iris wouldn't have wanted this" that turned Future Barry around. But beyond that, the show was watchable, I think.

I say "I think" because honestly, once a certain thing in the episode was revealed, I stopped paying attention to the show, and the effect occurred retroactively to the start of the show. I mean, I -think- I'm annoyed at nother bullshit "THE VILLAIN HAS A SHOCKING SECRET IDENTITY" plot, but maybe I don't and maybe I do because DEAR GOD FUTURE BARRY'S HAIR IS THE BIGGEST MISTAKE IN THE MULTIVERSE KILL IT WITH FIRE KILL IT KILL IT.

In fact, by putting a picture of said hair at the top of this article, I've essentially ensured that you won't remember any of these words I'm typing. You can't take your eyes off it. You can't stop wondering how anyone thought that was a good idea. Following the rules of time travel, it should have disappeared the instant Now Barry saw Future Barry and vowed to never let that hair happen no matter how many times Iris dies. That wig should be the main villain of Season 4.

It was a bad wig, is what I'm trying to say.

1 comment:

  1. You'd think by now they'd say to themselves "Good Lord, we suck so much at time travel stories. Why do we still do it?"