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Quote1 My name is Nora West-Allen, and I'm the fastest woman alive. When I was a child, my father disappeared in something impossible. Then I grew up and became the impossible. Now I'm trying to live up to the legacy he created so that one day, I'll stop him from ever disappearing. I'm XS. Quote2
Nora West-Allen

Nora is an episode of season 5 of The Flash. It premiered on October 9, 2018.

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  • Central City Airlines Flight 5201 (Single appearance)
  • The Waverider (Mentioned only)




  • It's revealed that Nora West-Allen hails from the possible future where The Flash/Barry Allen died in Crisis of 2024.
    • A newspaper from 2049 reveals that Flash is still missing 25 years after the Crisis.
    • In this timeline, Earth-1 and Earth-38 are two separate worlds as Supergirl is mentioned to come from another universe.
  • Nora's time travel has severely altered the continuity of Earth-1 (and eventually her own timeline) as new metahumans were born as a consequence of of her interference with the timeline.


  • Post 84 "#CiscoCarpeDiem" is The Chronicles of Cisco post regarding this episode.[1]
  • "Nora shouldn't be here", which is said by Barry in the episode, is one of the quotes he stated after returning from the Speed Force in "The Flash Reborn".
  • After mentioning King Shark, Nora foreshadows his fight with Gorilla Grodd during the events of "King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd".
  • In the newspaper from the future, it is mentioned that, in the aftermath of the Crisis, Roger Hayden/Psycho-Pirate said "Worlds lived, worlds died. Nothing will ever be the same." which are almost the same, iconic lines his Earth-Two comic counterpart from the original Crisis on Infinite Earths event.
  • While wondering about the Multiverse, which he refers to as the "manyverse", Ralph mentions an Earth where they are all villains, which is a reference to Earth-2 and Earth-X.
  • After the defeat of Gridlock, Ralph Dibny jokes about a timeline where he died in the Particle Accelerator explosion which is a reference to his Pre-Flashpoint counterpart's death in the explosion that was originally mentioned by Eobard Thawne.[2]

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