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Quote1 ...the Artificial Speed Force gave you increased cognitive function, a thousand times over, but... it's done the exact opposite to your emotional response. Quote2
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The Speed of Thought is an episode of season 7 of The Flash. It premiered on March 9, 2021.

Synopsis for "The Speed of Thought"

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  • The Artificial Speed Force activates Barry's "super speed thinking" abilities to gift him precognition powers.
    • However, he's forced to destroy the Artificial Speed Force Machine after wounding Iris and the rest of Team Flash.
  • It is revealed that, on Earth-Prime, the original Harrison Wells was resurrected. not long after his death at the hands of Thawne,[1] to balance the "death" of the Pre-Crisis Wellses.
  • This episode shows that Team Flash has begun to collect its fallen comrades' memorabilia in the S.T.A.R. Labs.
    • However, it should be impossible for Jesse and the Multiversal Wellses' mementos to physically exist on Earth-Prime as, after the Crisis, it never interacted with other realities so they should have never physically existed in the new reality even as temporal paradoxes.


  • Barry's super speed thinking turning him into an evil, cold-hearted version of himself mirrors Clifford DeVoe becoming into a psychopath after being empowered by the Thinking Cap.

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