I Bet You Missed These 17 Easter Eggs In 'The Flash' Premier
4 of 17 Food In Slow Motion
Barry gets a glimpse of his new newfound powers after meeting Iris at work, and that's where we get the first experience with “Flash Time.” A tray full of drinks and food tumbling is a fairly obvious way of showing off Barry’s accelerated senses, but it’s also a nice nod to the original 1956 comic, since tumbling food was how the speedster first realized his heightened reaction time the same way.
5 Of 17 Run Barry Run!
When Clyde Mardon manages to conjure a raging tornado on the outskirts of Central City, Barry’s plan of “running really fast in the opposite direction” The plan worked, just as those who read “The Flash #190 (1969) knew it would.
6 Of 17 Next Generation
John Wesley Shipp played the speedster in a single season of CBS’ The Flash (1990-1991). He wore the red suit before there were superheroes on TV, and the show’s producers brought him back to play Barry’s father, Henry Allen.