TV Club: Zoom takes center stage but remains an enigma on The Flash

It doesn’t come as much of a surprise that The Flash packed most of the fun of this visit to Earth-2 into last week’s episode, leaving “Escape From Earth-2” to do the heavier lifting. We’re almost two-thirds of the way through this second season, so it was about time for Zoom to graduate from fleeting, scary cameos to full-fledged Big Bad status. Judging from social media, more than a few fans were expecting the reveal of Zoom’s identity tonight, but although the episode feinted in that direction, it didn’t happen. Unless it did. “Escape From Earth-2” left a trail of breadcrumbs, but the final scene appeared to wipe it clean.

The first suspect removed from the board is the Barry Allen of Earth-2. Barry-2 awakes from his nap to a flurry of exposition from Cisco, who recaps last week’s events before Zoom shows up …

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