Barry Allen, a forensic scientist with the Central City police force, is struck by lightning in a freak accident. When he wakes up after nine months, he discovers that he can achieve great speeds.
First episode date: October 7, 2014
Director: Glen Winter
Networks: The CW, TV Puls
Spin-off: DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow
The sixth season of the American television series The Flash, which is based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen / Flash, premiered on The CW on October 8, 2019, and consists of 22 episodes.
The season follows Barry, a crime scene investigator with superhuman speed who fights criminals, including others who have also gained superhuman abilities. It is set in the Arrowverse, sharing continuity with the other television series of the universe, and is a spin-off of Arrow. The season is produced by Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros.
Television, and DC Entertainment, with Eric Wallace serving as showrunner. The season was ordered in January 2019, and filming began that July. Grant Gustin stars as Barry, with principal cast members Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Hartley Sawyer, Danielle Nicolet, Tom Cavanagh, and Jesse L. Martin also returning from previous seasons, while LaMonica Garrett was promoted to series regular from his guest status in season five. They are joined by new cast member Efrat Dor.