John Wesley Shipp for FLASH CW Series (

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Source: is reporting (from a press release) that the original Flash, John Wesley Shipp, will indeed make a cameo on the Arrow spin off The Flash. Shipp played Barry Allen aka The Flash for 21 episodes of the short lived series from 1990-1991. A personal favorite of mine, which surprisingly holds up very well. Shipp’s character is being kept a secret. So will he be a police mentor to Grant Gustin’s Barry Allen (aka The Flash)? Hopefully, they will have Shipp make a brief cameo as the original Flash, Jay Garrick. This way they can pay homage to what has come before and write him in for later stories.  

What is your guess Maniacs? 

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