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Zoom goes on the search for Harry who he still needs to steal Barry's speed. Cisco makes it back to Star Labs where Harry has everyone evacuated. Before they can get away before Zoom arrives, they free Bartholomew who demands to know what is going on. Zoom arrives at Star labs and asks Henry Hewitt where Harry is. The trio hide out in Harry's time vault, similar to the one on Earth 1, and Zoom follows. Harry activates a cloaking device allowing them to stay hidden from Zoom. Before they can move forward, they tell Bartholomew what is going on. Back at Zoom's lair he tells Jesse that he intends to kill her after her father helps him take Barry's speed. Barry feels as if Mr. Knockers is trying to tell them something with his knocking so he and Jesse try to decipher what it is. They realize he is trying to spell something out. Bartholomew meets with Iris at the CCPD where they work with Harry and Cisco to locate Killer Frost, so that they can track down Zoom to his lair. Mr. Knockers spells out Jay and Barry tries to find out why he is spelling his name. Mr.Knockers throws a fit when Zoom appears and tells Mr.Knockers to stop talking. He then begins to savagely beat Barry in front of Jesse. When he leaves Barry smiles telling Jesse that Zoom has shown him how to escape from the cell. Back on Earth 1, Caitlin works on her new Velocity 8 so that Jay can stop Geomancer who is still running rampant around the city. Jay is also able to stabilize the breach so that Cisco and Barry can return. Caitlin creates Velocity 9 instead, which proves to be successful when Jay saves a building full of people. Geomancer shows up at Star Labs where he chases after Caitlin and Iris. Caitlin uses the "boot" to stop Geomancer long enough for Joe to come and arrest him. The speed canon is again damaged after Geomancer's attacks so they hurry to fix it as Cisco and Barry only have an hour to come back. Jay and Joe are able to stabilize it. Harry, Cisco, Bartholomew and Iris encounter Killer Frost in the Woodlands. After a brief altercation they are able to stop her. Cisco is able to reach out to her and she agrees to show them where Zoom's lair is. It is revealed to be on top of Ascencion Cliffs and they all decide to climb it. Barry tries to phase his way out of the cell, but is unable to. Jesse tells him that it maybe because their earths have different frequencies and Barry realizes that he needs to move faster. The team makes it to Zoom's lair where they free Jesse. Bartholomew is able to convince Barry that he can phase through if he believes in himself. When he does, Zoom appears after Killer Frost reveals that she double crossed them. When Zoom threatens to kill everyone except for Wells and Barry, Killer Frost has a change of heart and holds him off long enough for them to escape. Barry tells Bartholomew and Iris to leave the city and says his goodbyes. Zoom arrives at Star Labs where Harry and Jesse are forced to leave with Barry and Cisco to Earth 1. Cisco and Jesse make it back while Barry saves Harry from Zoom. The team shares a happy reunion when Jay is impaled through the chest with Zoom's arm and taken through the breach, while everyone watches in horror.
There is nothing more terrifying than seeing Zoom wrecking havoc all over the place. With two earths there was double the action, which was awesome. Take a look at these notable scenes.
Mr. Knockers/ Real Jay Garrick/ Eddie Thawne/ Henry Allen- His real identity hasn't been revealed and he could be one of these three we've listed. He reacted when Barry told him Jay Garrick was on their earth and he seemed to be distraught. Jesse tells Barry that he had been there long before Zoom captured her and didn't realize that he was trying to reach out. Read the theories down below for more thoughts on the character.
Scott Evans- Iris's new boss who made a not so good first impression. Looks like we've got another person to potentially bash on in future episodes.
Team Flash (Earth 1)- They still had the Geomancer to deal with while Barry was away and Caitlin was able to create Velocity 9 which proved to be successful. Everything seemed alright with Joe, Iris, Caitlin and Hay working together to make sure Barry and Cisco got back, but something wasn't right. Jay again with his very suspicious timing and disappearance when Geomancer attacked Star Labs. After all the craziness in the episode, everyone is reunited, but of course that last all but maybe ten seconds before it gets real.
Team Flash (Earth 2)- Must have been awkward for Cisco to be the only person from Earth 1 on this team. You've got a Bartholomew the scared y-cat, Iris the badass, Harry the genius, Killer Frost the Killer, and Cisco, Vibe. An unlikely group. but they were able to get to Barry and Jesse with each others help. Then we have the ultimate sacrifice with Killer Frost stopping Zoom long enough for them all to escape.
Barry and Jesse- When you are down you can best believe that Barry Allen will stay positive no matter how bad the situation is. And their situation was pretty messed up. All it took was a little push and they were able to make out what Mr. Knockers was saying. That must have been hard and terrifying for her watch Barry getting beaten by Zoom.
Barry and Zoom- So Barry got his ass kicked again, but this time he was able to take the beating. He even threatened to destroy Zoom once he got out. This is the Barry we need and deserve, one who is not afraid to stick it to the man even though he knows he is outclassed in every way.
Barry and Batholomew- Watching this version of Barry was pretty amazing. He was the opposite in every way, but in the end he learned to be a hero. That motivational speech he gave to Barry with the music coming in was hype to the max. I wish that they had more time to talk to one another, but that moment was brilliant. Hero on Earth 1 and Earth 2.
Barry and Mr. Knockers- Barry would be the one to figure out that Mr. Knockers was tapping on purpose. We wonder why he was freaking out so much after Barry mentioned Jay's name. When Zoom arrived to kill everyone, Barry wasn't able to save him. He promised to come back for him once everything with Zoom was dealt with though.
Harry and Jesse- Reunited and it feels so good. Father's be good to your daughters, and daughters will love like you do. Dance with my father again. All the darn father and daughter sappy songs out there were playing in our heads when we watched these two embrace. Four months they spent apart and she was almost taken from him this episode. We love how she got all snarky when Harry told her they had to leave their old life behind to go with Cisco and Barry to Earth 1. She is still a teen after all.
Cisco and Killer Frost- He was hitting her with all the feels this episode. Reminding her of her love for Ronnie and how she wasn't that much different than her Earth 1 counterpart. He warmed up her cold heart and she ended up saving them all.
Jay and Caitlin- Now that there might be a slight possibility that he may be the bad guy, we are not sure how we are feeling about this. Her reaction to him getting 'taken' by Zoom was sad, but it just seemed a little off. If it turns out that way, all the work she put to saving his life will have been for nothing. It would crush her.
Iris and Bartholomew- They are absolutely adorable. Just like the Barry we know, he was very protective of Iris. He even went along on their suicide mission to make sure she was safe and to prove that he was brave enough to face the dangers.
Joe and Iris- They have been doing a pretty good job in helping Jay and Caitlin with all the trouble in the city. I wonder why Wally hasn't been coming around though.
Iris and Scott Evans- Her new boss, don't really like him. He's trying to get people to lose hope in the Flash. What a dick.
Frozen Reference- Cisco called Killer Frost Queen Elsa and nobody got the reference. Poor Cisco.
New 52- Channel 52. Had to fill the weekly quota.
What's To Come/Theories:
This is where everything starts to get a little confusing and a bit clearer at the same time. Mr Knockers tapped the letters that spelled out Jay and threw a fit after hearing Barry say his name. Jay is seemingly pulled through the speed canon by Zoom after being armed through the chest and all the team could do was watch. Can it be that Hunter Zoloman from Earth 1 is Zoom and that was what all this build up was for. In season one of the Flash we all knew early on that Professor Wells was the Reverse Flash, but we were shocked to find out that it was more than what we thought. If it really is as simple as that then Hunter deserves a round of applause for staying in the shadows. Could Mr. Knockers been warning Barry that Jay was in danger and that he predicated what would happen? Also, after looking at him closely another guess is that it might be the REAL Jay Garrick and the Jay the team knows is really Hunter Zoloman. Everything that he has said about Zoom could be a lie to throw everyone off. Maybe it's like this. Hunter Zoloman takes the identity of the REAL Jay Garrick on Earth 2. Comes to Earth 1 to steal Barry's speed as he has already done so on his with other speedsters. He tells Team Flash the story of Zoom from Jay's perspective and gains their trust. After his first encounter with Barry and getting hit with the speed dampening serum by Cisco, he was actually hurt. He then uses this to tell Caitlin that he was dying due to him creating Velocity 6, but it was actually the speed dampening serum. She creates Velocity 9 and it heals him, but then Zoom is stabbed by Harry again, forcing him to act out that whole ending. If Eobard was able make people believe that he and Reverse Flash were separate people by beating himself up, why wouldn't Zoom be able to do the same. Use his speed to create a Speed mirage/clone to keep up his appearance on Earth 1. If that was the real Jay stuck in the glass cell back in Zoom's lair, it would explain why he was being held in there instead of a normal cell like Jesse. So he couldn't use his own abilities to get out and that contraption on his head also prevented him from using his powers. It's all confusing, but take that all in. Other candidates for Zoom however are still Earth 2 Henry, Eddie Thawne, Earth 2 Wally West (who could have had his name changed to Daniel). About next week's episode 'King Shark', Diggle and Lyla are in town. He is obviously going to use this opportunity to get an awesome helmet upgrade.
Amazing. These last two episodes on Earth 2 and the return have just been action packed to the very end. Just when you thought the story couldn't get better it does and it blew our "darn" pants off. Zoom is still out there and even though he only has one way to get back to Earth 1, it leaves us scared for team. Way to leave us with a cliff hanger too. Was that really the end of Jay Garrick, or are things not what they seem? We will have to see next week when Team Flash gets a visit from Diggle and Lyla to take down King Shark. This episode gets a hand through the chest out of Jay could really be Hunter Zoloman aka Zoom and we were all lead on, this show is amazing. What did you guys think about last night's 'Escape from Earth 2'? Leave it in the comments below, we'd love to read them!