The Flash Season 2: 28 Easter Eggs & References You Might've Missed

17. A Tale Of Two Cities

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Although Earth-2 was a haven of DC Easter eggs (more of which I'll get to soon), one of the best had nothing to do with comics, although it is a work of literature.

Sitting on the desk of Harry Wells at STAR Labs is a copy of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, and, well, it hardly needs explaining why that's a clever reference for this particular setting.


NCTJ-qualified journalist. Most definitely not a racing driver. Drink too much tea; eat too much peanut butter; watch too much TV. Sadly only the latter paying off so far. A mix of wise-old man in a young man's body with a child-like wonder about him and a great otherworldly sensibility.