TV Club: Caitlin gets frosty as The Flash battles a monster of little substance

To call “Monster” a filler episode might be going a little too far, especially considering the entertainment value of its extended introduction of our latest Harrison Wells and its advancement of Caitlin’s Killer Frost storyline. Still, the generic title is a pretty good indication that the A-plot is not going to be one of the Flash’s most memorable adventures. The giant monster terrorizing Central City turning out to be a holographic projection created by an angry nerd because he wanted to feel powerful…well, it’s a bit of a Scooby-Doo plot twist. (Anyway, shouldn’t that kid be content with hassling videogame journalists on Twitter?) It’s not much of a story on its own terms, but it’s more about the effect the monster attack and its aftermath have on Barry‘s two newest working relationships: Harrison “H.R.” Wells at STAR Labs and Julian Albert …

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