Earth-2 has been one of the major elements of the storytelling in the second season of The Flash as Barry Allen and his friends have been encountering Zoom as well as many doppelgängers from the alternative universe. Next week’s episode will feature the arrival another Earth-2 counterpart that is close to home for one of our characters.
The CW has released official promotional images for the 20th episode titled “Rupture” which DC Comics fans should recognize. “Rupture” will also mark as the directorial debut for special effects supervisor Armen V. Kevorkian who works on The Flash, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow. In addition to that, John Wesley Shipp will finally be back as Henry Allen since his last appearance at the start of the season. You can check out all the images below in the gallery by clicking “next” along with the official description.
“DC COMICS’ CHARACTER RUPTURE COMES TO CENTRAL CITY WITH ZOOM – Zoom (guest star Teddy Sears) arrives back on Earth-1 intent on taking over Central City. Barry (Grant Gustin) and Wells (Tom Cavanagh) come up with a plan to stop Zoom once and for all but it’s extremely dangerous. Unsure if he should take the risk, Barry reaches out to both fathers for advice. Henry (guest star John Wesley Shipp) is adamantly opposed to Barry risking his life again but Joe (Jesse L. Martin) thinks he can handle it which puts the two men at odds with each other. Meanwhile, Cisco (Carlos Valdes) is shocked when he vibes the Earth-2 villain Rupture, who happens to be his brother Dante’s (guest star Nicholas Gonzalez) doppelganger. Rupture came to this Earth seeking justice for Reverb’s death. Iris (Candice Patton) decides she’s finally ready to open up to Barry about her feelings for him. Armen V. Kevorkian directed the episode written by Kai Yu Wu & Lauren Certo (#220). Original airdate 5/3/2016.”
The Flash airs on Tuesday nights, 8/7c on The CW.