McSnurtle is a turtle owned by Iris West and Barry Allen.


McSnurtle was given to Barry Allen and Iris West at their new home by Harrison Wells, who explained that on his Earth, reptiles were given as house-warming gifts.[1]

With the destruction of the apartment, McSnurtle's status is unknown.[2]


According to H.R. Wells, McSnurtle can bite people. It is unknown if she bites everyone or if she had a dislike for H.R.[1]


The Flash

Season 3


Behind the scenes

  • In the comics, McSnurtle the turtle is a speedster vigilante and a parody of Jay Garrick known as the Terrific Whatzit. It first appeared in Funny Stuff #1 in 1944, which was 12 years before the introduction of Barry Allen.
  • In the comics, the gender of McSnurtle is actually male, unlike the TV counterpart, which is female.
  • In "Revenge of the Rogues", Iris West references a turtle-like fictional character called McSnurtle as well.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Borrowing Problems from the Future"
  2. "Finish Line"