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Quote1 I've captured 37 Cicadas, 37 different Earths, and every time I try to capture him trail always leads back to that Earth's David Hersch. Quote2

The Death of Vibe is an episode of season 5 of The Flash. It premiered on October 23, 2018.

Synopsis for "The Death of Vibe"

Appearing in "The Death of Vibe"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Doctor Ambres (First appearance; unnamed) (Cameo)
  • Cicada/David Hersch (Nora's Future) (First appearance) (On a TV or computer screen) (In a photograph only) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Cicada (Orlin) (Real name revealed)
  • David Hersch (First appearance)
  • Sterling Brooks (Real name revealed)

Other Characters:





  • Nora West-Allen reveals more events of the her own future, including:
    • Cicada becoming one of the worst Flash's foes and the only one to escape him;
    • The superheroes of Earth trying to catch Cicada but failing in capturing him.
  • It is revealed that David Hersch was originally Cicada in the original timeline of Earth-1 as well as in Nora's Future.
    • David Hersch being Cicada also seems to be a Multiversal constant as his counterparts were Cicada in, at least, 37 alternate realities according to Sherloque Wells.


  • Post 85 "#YOLO" is The Chronicles of Cisco post regarding this episode.[1]
  • Nora mentions "the League" fighting Cicada in the future. It is obviously a reference to the Justice League.
    • In the timeline of Earth-Prime, a version of the League will be formed in the aftermath of the Crisis.[2]
    • The Nora's Future iteration of the League will appear for the first time in Earth-Prime #6.
  • Kolins Woods is named after the DC artist, Scott Kolins.

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