When The Flash season 4 episode 2 airs on The CW October 17, love seems as though it’ll be in the air. At the same time, there are also other issues that need to be dealt with. For one, we’re still not sure what Barry Allen is going to be like — or even if he will feel like himself — following his time in the Speed Force. He’s coming back a very different version of himself, as evidenced in some of what you’re seeing and hearing about the premiere episode “The Flash Reborn.”
What we’ve got now is some additional information about the story after that, the second episode entitled “Mixed Signals” that is going to be focusing on both professional and personal struggles for not just Barry and Iris, but also Cisco and the returning Gypsy. Check out the episode’s synopsis below:
“Barry (Grant Gustin) has his hands full when he takes on a dangerous meta (guest star Dominic Burgess) who can control technology, while also confronting an obstacle in his personal life: the ramifications of abandoning Iris (Candice Patton) for six months to balance the Speed Force. Meanwhile, Gypsy (guest star Jessica Camacho) breaches in for a hot date with Cisco (Carlos Valdes), but she gets annoyed when his work keeps them apart. Alexandra La Roche directed the episode written by Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza (#402). Original airdate 10/17/2017.”
We are absolutely interested in seeing what happens when Cisco and Gypsy are in something that more closely resembles an actual relationship, though we’re also not entirely sure what this looks like just yet. We know that eventually this season, things do heat up enough that we’re going to get a chance to see Danny Trejo stop by as Gypsy’s father. That should prove exciting, in addition to a number of other interesting / dramatic things.
If there is one concern that we do have in the midst of all of this super-fun stuff, it’s that The Flash, at its core, is not a romance. While we are thinking that most of this will be enjoyable, we don’t want to see the show evolve so much into this that we start to lose some of the battles between the heroes and villains. The romance should be a fun extension of the action as opposed to the other way around. What we’re really looking forward to seeing is Barry and Iris working together as a team to take down baddies, something that we’re probably going to be seeing a whole lot more of in this coming season once we get past some of the initial roadblocks that the couple is going to face.
What do you want to see regarding The Flash season 4 episode 2?
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