~Matt Key

CW has released a synopsis for the midseason premiere of their hit show, Flash, entitled “Revenge of the Rogues.” We spoke about it some just a couple weeks ago when the name of the episode was announced, but here we have confirmation of what many of us were hoping would happen.

WENTWORTH MILLER AND DOMINIC PURCELL (“PRISON BREAK”) TEAM UP AGAIN AS CAPTAIN COLD AND HEAT WAVE TO CHALLENGE THE FLASH TO AN EPIC BATTLE —Leonard Snart AKA Captain Cold (guest star Wentworth Miller) returns to Central City with a new hot-headed partner in tow – Mick Rory AKA Heat Wave (guest star Dominic Purcell). The duo plan to steal a multi-million dollar painting, but Cold has another agenda while in town – to set a trap for The Flash. Snart and Mick kidnap someone close to The Flash and threaten to kill them unless The Flash shows up for a battle of fire and ice. Barry tells Joe (Jesse L. Martin) he isn’t sure he should take on Snart again after the casualties that happened the last time they fought. Meanwhile, Barry asks Dr. Wells (Tom Cavanagh), Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) to help him double his training efforts so he’s ready for the Reverse Flash when he returns to Central City. Iris (Candice Patton) deals with the aftermath of Barry’s confession, and Cisco makes the CCPD a new shield. Nick Copus directed the episode written by Geoff Johns & Kai Yu Wu.

There’s no mention of any of the other Rogues, like Pied Piper or Captain Boomerang, but we know that they are in the TV shows mythos, so it’s only a matter of time until we see that team-up, that is, if it doesn’t happen here.

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Flash returns to the CW on January 20

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