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The Flash Enlists Barry Allen's Original Love Interest as STAR Labs Rival

The Flash Amanda Pays

Barry Allen is reuniting with his old love. Sort of.

The CW’s Flash reboot has tapped original CBS series star Amanda Pays to reprise her role as Dr. Tina McGee, per The Hollywood Reporter.

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The genetics expert was the main ally and love interest of the titular superhero, played by John Wesley Shipp, who recurs as Barry Allen’s father on the CW series.

On the Arrow spin-off, Dr. McGee returns to Central City as an employee of a rival company to STAR Labs.

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The Flash premieres Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 8/7c.