The Flash Season 1 Episode 1: "City of Heroes" Quotes
Lightning gave me abs?Barry
Barry: The truth is ever since mom died, I've been stuck in one place. I missed out on a lot of things. But I'm different now. I've made some new friends who are helping me find my way. I can finally move forward. Remember when you wanted me to change my name so people didn't have to know you were my dad? I'm glad they know. I'm so proud to be your son.
Henry: I love you son.
Barry: I love you too, dad.
Barry: You didn't kill mom. You know I know that, right?
Henry: You believing me is all I need.
West: What you can do. It's because of the lightning bolt?
Barry: More or less.
West: I'm sorry Barry. I'm sorry I didn't believe you and I called you crazy for chasing the impossible, but you really did see something that night your mom died. And you're dad is innocent.
You can do this, Barry. You were right. I am responsible for all of this. So many peopleHarrison
were hurt and when I looked at you all I saw was another potential victim of my hubris, but you, Barry, you can stop it. You can do this. Now RUN BARRY, RUN!
Barry: So that's my story. I spent my whole life searching for the impossible, never believing I would become the impossible.
Oliver: So why come to me? Something tells me you didn't just run 600 miles to say hi to a friend.
Barry: All my life I've wanted to do more, be more and now I am and the first chance I get to help
someone, I screw up. I was chasing the bad guy and someone died.
Oliver: If you really do this, you're going to make mistakes. I've made mistakes. But the good you do will far outweigh the bad.
Barry: What if Wells is right? What if I'm not a hero? What if I'm just some guy who was struck by
Oliver: I don't think that bolt of lightning struck you, Barry. I think it chose you.
Barry: I'm just not sure I'm like you Oliver. I don't know if I can be some kind of vigilante.
Oliver: You can be better, because you can inspire people in a way that I never could, watching over your city like a guardian angel, making a difference, saving people. The Flash. Take your own advice. Wear a mask!
You're not a hero. You're just a young man who was struck by lightning.Harrison
Barry: Everyone, the cops, the shrinks... they all told me what I saw was impossible. But what if the man who killed my mom was like me?
Harrison: I can say unequivocally that you are one of a kind.
Cisco: How's it fit?
Barry: It's a little snug.
Cisco: Well, at least you'll be moving so fast no one will see you.
Can I keep the sweatshirt?Barry