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Nora West-Allen

Impulsive Excessive Disorder is an episode of season 8 of The Flash. It premiered on March 9, 2022.

Synopsis for "Impulsive Excessive Disorder"

Appearing in "Impulsive Excessive Disorder"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Godspeed/August Heart (Nora's Future) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
    • Godspeed Army (Nora's Future) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Royal Flush Gang (First appearance chronologically) (Origin)
    • Jack of Hearts (Jake Fox) (Real name revealed) (First appearance chronologically)
    • King of Clubs (First appearance chronologically)
    • Queen of Diamonds (Mona Taylor) (Real name revealed) (First appearance chronologically)
    • Ten of Spades (Wanda Wayland) (Real name revealed) (First appearance chronologically)
  • Sterling Brooks (First appearance chronologically) (Origin)

Other Characters:




  • Joe West's Police Car




  • The events in the past from this story take place on December 31, 2013; the epilogue of the episode on Earth-Prime takes place on January 1, 2022.
  • As a consequence of Bart and Nora's time travels and and Godspeed being defeated in the past, Nora's future is altered so that Jay Garrick was never murdered. However, the reality changes also altered the timeline of Earth-Prime so that Joan Williams is erased from existence and Joe West became Police Chief in 2013.
    • After time traveling to the past, the speedster siblings avert an alternate timeline where the birth of the metahuman incarnation of the Royal Flush Gang, which happens years before its Earth-Prime's original appearance,[1] leads to a big heist with many casualties.
    • The speedsters eventually manage to restore their original future.
  • Booster Gold cameos in this episode as it is shown to be welcomed in the White House in 2032. This event presumably happened after he escaped with the alternate Waverider but before he was captured by the Time Police during the events of the DC's Legends of Tomorrow episode, "Knocked Down, Knocked Up".


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