Flash Eddie Returns

The Flash: [Spoiler] Returns, But How?!

The Flash‘s Barry Allen will (purposely) get a blast from his past shortly after the CW hit returns from its mini-hiatus.

The freshly released synopsis for the second episode back, “Flash Back” (airing March 29), reveals that former series regular Rick Cosnett will reprise his role as Eddie Thawne. But given that Eddie tragically died during the events of the Season 1 finale, there’s a twist involved.

The complete logline reads as follows:

After the shocking revelation that Zoom is Jay Garrick, Barry is more determined than ever to get back to Earth-2 to stop Zoom forever. Desperate to find a way to increase his speed, Barry decides to travel back in time and masquerade as his earlier self in order to get his arch-nemesis, Dr. Harrison Wells/Eobard Thawne, to teach him how to run faster. However, things don’t go as planned and Barry is stunned to face familiar foe Hartley Rathaway (guest star Andy Mientus), as well as old friend Eddie Thawne (guest star Rick Cosnett). Iris makes peace with her past in order to embrace her future.

Since last airing as Eddie, Cosnett went on to recur on ABC’s Quantico, though his run on that show is now over — unless Barry time-travels back to Virginia, as well!

Do you think Cosnett will simply and only appear during Barry’s trip back to the past? Or might he also figure into an Earth-Two reveal, hmm?

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