The Flash - Season 1, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

Things You Can't Outrun



Critic Consensus: "Things You Can't Outrun" makes lightning strides in fleshing out the series' likable supporting players, with Grant Gustin remaining the affable center that holds the ensemble together.

Episode Info

Barry and the team go after the Mist, who possesses toxic gas powers, and they reflect on the night Caitlin's fiancé died. Meanwhile, Henry gets a long-awaited visit from Joe; and Iris and Eddie continue to keep their romance a secret from Joe.


Grant Gustin
as Barry Allen/The Flash
Candice Patton
as Iris West
Carlos Valdes
as Cisco Ramon
Danielle Panabaker
as Caitlin Snow
Jesse L. Martin
as Det. Joe West
Patrick Sabongui
as David Singh
Rick Cosnett
as Eddie Thawne
Tom Cavanagh
as Harrison Wells
Anthony Carrigan
as Kyle Nimbus/The Mist
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Critic reviews for Things You Can't Outrun

"Things You Can't Outrun" is pretty tightly written... It's a lot, and it works.

July 20, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Good stuff in the main arc here, but it was complemented well by some punchy moments in the show's side plot.

July 20, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

There's really no big revelations in this episode. Just more bad acting and terrible fight choreography.

July 20, 2018 | Full Review…

At some point, I might get used to what it feels like to find a superhero who is optimistic and full of joy, but today is not that day.

July 19, 2018 | Full Review…

The main problem with The Flash has been how unremarkable the people around Barry have been. "Things You Can't Outrun" takes some necessary steps toward solving this problem...

July 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Three episodes in, The Flash remains the most likeable superhero show on television, but it's also flirting with becoming the most formulaic.

July 19, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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