One of the mainstays of The CW is The Flash where Grant Gustin plays the Scarlet Speedster in his very own series and no matter how fast he runs, his race ends soon as it has been announced that it will be ending in a shortened ninth season next year and the fans are now sending overwhelming love for the show online.
The Flash has been the longest running DC show on The CW's Arrowverse with nine seasons, besting others in terms of the length of the show suc as Arrow with eight seasons, and Supergirl with seven. Still, the journey ends for The Flash soon.
In a statement released by Eric Wallace, The Flash's showrunner, he said, "Nine seasons! Nine years of saving Central City while taking audiences on an emotional journey full of heart, humor, and spectacle. And now Barry Allen has reached the starting gate for his last race."
Wallace added, "So many amazing people have given their talents, time, and love to bring this wonderful show to life each week. So, as we get ready to honor the show's incredible legacy with our exciting final chapter, I want to say thank you to our phenomenal cast, writers, producers, and crew over the years who helped make The Flash such an unforgettable experience for audiences around the world."
The ninth and final season of The Flash is set to have thirteen episodes next year, a shortened one compared to the usual 18-23 episodes throughout the tenure of the show on The CW.
The Flash is one of the most beloved DC television series on The CW starring Grant Gustin as the titular hero. Both Candice Patton as Iris West, and Danielle Panabaker as Frost are expected to return in the series finale as well as Jesse L. Martin who plays Joe West.
The Flash Season 9 is expected to pick-up from the events of the finale of Season 8 where the universe resets curing Iris from her sickness, Mona and Dillio getting their powers back, Cecile gaining telekinesis, and Tinya and Renee reuniting once more.
The Flash Season 8 finale also puts Barry Allen as the new avatar of the NSF and it it teased that in 2049, there is a blue crystal at the laboratory. From there, the show is expected to follow the events for Season 9.
Meanwhile, the fans of the show are sending love to the beloved series after the news of its end with Season 9. Here are some of the tweets online:
The Flash Season 9 ends the show in 2023.