"True Colors" is the thirteenth episode of the fourth season of The Flash, and the eighty-second episode overall. It aired on February 6, 2018.


After hearing that Amunet has struck a deal to buy all of the meta-humans in Iron Heights, Barry must decide if he should expose his powers in order to save his cellmates. After a visit from an old friend, Ralph is reminded of his shady past and wonders if he’s really a changed man.[1]




  • This title is a reference to the Cyndi Lauper song "True Colors". It may also be a reference to the warden's secret willingness to try to sell meta-human inmates for profit coming to light.
  • Becky mentions that "Orange isn't the new anything", subtly referencing the TV series Orange Is the New Black.
  • Ralph references the talk show host, Oprah Winfrey in relation to Killer Frost's speech to Ralph about how Team Flash won't abandon him.
  • This is the fifth episode in the series not to feature Tom Cavanagh.


  1. The Flash - Episode 4.13 - True Colors - Press Release - Spoiler TV