In the show THE FLASH, Barry Allen is a forensic scientist at Central City Police Department in New York City.
When he was 11-years-old his mother was murdered in front of him by a yellow and red light. His father was blamed
for the murder and arrested for life. Barry is then taken in by his best friend Iris West and her dad Joe West(head
Fifteen years later, Barry is struck by lightning which gives him super speed! Later on in the season Barry becomes
friends with Katlin, Cisco, and Dr. Wells who work at Star Laboratories who studies his powers and turns him into the superhero
The Flash. At the end of season 1 they discover Wells killed Barry's mother but Wells is killed. In Season 2, Barry's dad is out of
prison. The show is curently on Season 4.