"You stole everything from me!"
"I didn't mean to Clariss. I was just trying to put things back to the way they were."
—Barry Allen and Edward Clariss[src]
"Paradox" is the second episode of the third season of The Flash, and the forty-eighth episode overall. It aired on October 11, 2016.


Barry realizes the effects from Flashpoint are much greater than he thought. Meanwhile, Barry meets new co-worker Julian Albert and is surprised by Julian's immediate disdain for Barry.[1]





  • This is the second episode of the series where Tom Cavanagh doesn't appear.
  • This is the first episode since All Star Team Up that Felicity appears without Oliver.
  • When Barry and Jay are in the Motorcar diner in 1998, Dawson's Creek is playing on the TV. John Wesley Shipp played the title character's father on Dawson's Creek.
  • The title episode references the Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox title along with the previous episode.


  1. Flash Episode #3.2 “Paradox” Description - FlashTVNews