‘The Flash’ 2×09 Synopsis: It’s a Rogue Takeover in ‘Running to Stand Still’

With midseason finales comes incredible storylines and shockers that will make the winter hiatus even more painful.

The CW has released an official synopsis for the ninth episode of The Flash season 2, titled “Running to Stand Still,” (airing Dec. 8), which features the returns of three rogues to the show and the debut of another West in the midseason final.

The episode will focus on Barry attempting to prevent a rogue takeover of Central City during the holidays as Weather Wizard returns to break out the Trickster and Captain Cold for Christmas. This episode also marks the official debut of Wally West to the show!

Here’s the synopsis:

MARK HAMILL, WENTWORTH MILLER AND LIAM MCINTYRE RETURN; KEIYNAN LONSDALE JOINS THE CAST AS WALLY WEST — When Mark Mardon AKA The Weather Wizard (guest star Liam McIntyre) returns to break Leonard Snart AKA Captain Cold (guest star Wentworth Miller) and James Jesse AKA The Trickster (guest star Mark Hamill) out of Iron Heights, Barry (Grant Gustin) must stop these rogues from taking over Central City during Christmas. Meanwhile, Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and Iris (Candice Patton) meet Wally West (Keiynan Lonsdale). Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Andrew Kreisberg (#209). Original airdate 12/8/2015.

The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on The CW.

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