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The eighth season of The Flash premiered on The CW on November 16, 2021, and is expected to conclude on June 1, 2022.[1][2] It was announced on February 3, 2021.[3]

The first arc of the season is entitled Armageddon, which is a five episode-long crossover event that aired on Tuesday nights at 8:00 PM prior to Riverdale from November 16 to December 14. The remainder of the season will air on Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM prior to Kung Fu beginning March 9.[2]

Synopsis

A powerful alien threat arrives on Earth under mysterious circumstances and Barry (Grant Gustin), Iris (Candice Patton) and the rest of Team Flash are pushed to their limits in a desperate battle to save the world.  But with time running out, and the fate of humanity at stake, Flash and his companions will also need to enlist the help of some old friends if the forces of good are to prevail.

Cast

Starring

Special guest stars

Guest starring

Episodes

No. in series No. in season Episode title Written by Directed by Original airdate
Armageddon
152 1 "Armageddon, Part 1" Eric Wallace Eric Dean Seaton November 16, 2021
153 2 "Armageddon, Part 2" Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza Menhaj Huda November 23, 2021
154 3 "Armageddon, Part 3" Sam Chalsen Chris Peppe November 30, 2021
155 4 "Armageddon, Part 4" Lauren Barnett Chad Lowe December 7, 2021
156 5 "Armageddon, Part 5" Kristen Kim Menhaj Huda December 14, 2021
Graphic Novel #6[6]
157 6 "Impulsive Excessive Disorder"[7] TBA TBA March 9, 2022[2]
158 7 "Lockdown"[7] TBA TBA March 16, 2022[2]
159 8 TBA TBA TBA March 23, 2022[2]
160 9 TBA TBA TBA March 30, 2022[2]
161 10 TBA TBA TBA April 6, 2022[2]
162 11 TBA TBA TBA April 13, 2022[2]
163 12 TBA TBA TBA April 20, 2022[2]
164 13 TBA TBA TBA April 27, 2022[2]
165 14 TBA TBA TBA May 4, 2022[2]
166 15 TBA TBA TBA May 11, 2022[2]
167 16 TBA TBA TBA May 18, 2022[2]
168 17 TBA TBA TBA May 25, 2022[2]
169 18 TBA TBA TBA June 1, 2022[2][1]

Production

Casting

Filming

Filming began on August 16, 2021 and is scheduled to wrap up on April 25, 2022.[8]

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