TV Club: The Flash: “Rogue Time”

Time travel is a dangerous thing, Harrison Wells warns Barry, who apparently wasn’t paying much attention when Cisco explained the difference between The Terminator and Back To The Future. Time travel is also a crucial part of the Flash mythos from the DC comics, as well as a tricky thing to pull off in any narrative. There are always rules, and we have to know what set of rules the story is using in order to make any sense of what we’re seeing.

“Rogue Time” doesn’t do a great job of laying down the rules, so we’re forced to figure them out as we go along. For example, when Barry hits the wormhole, travels back one day and appears beside his former self…shouldn’t there be two Flashes running around from that point on? What happened to the other Barry? I think we have to …

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