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DC The Flash Barry Allen CW Flash
So, having grown up with Wally as Flash in the DCAU, I felt the need to research Barry because he’s Flash in the new CW series. I’d been meaning to do it for a while, but things kept coming up.
But I finally got around to doing it today.
And I just…
This is right up there with “forgetting to put your mask on” in terms of silly ways to have your secret identity revealed.
BUT THE TARDIS DOESNT TRANSLATE GALLIFREYAN
I’m gonna play the devil’s advocate here (I’m not entirely convinced myself):
- Companions who visited Gallifrey before understood spoken language so either all the Gallifreyans they met spoke English/the companion’s native language for the companion’s benefit or there was some technology installed on Gallifrey that translated Gallifreyan to visitors (which I admit would be weird as Time Lords tended not to approve of strangers as a rule).
- Clara didn’t understand them but she knew where she was because she recognized the barn. That dialogue was there for us, the viewers.
- It’s another plot hole ignored by the writer for the sake of drama (and as a big fan of continuity, this irritates me.)