"The Flash" Season 2 episode 5 gets an excellent review from its audience and critics. "The Darkness and the Light" is by far the best episode the TV series has.

One of "The Flash" Season 2 episode 5 reviews is from Paste Magazine. The critic says that the current episode is definitely "at the peak of its powers," as the show delivers a good and purposeful narrative. As stated in the article, "The Darkness and the Light" presents an interesting antagonist plus it gives a good measure of both drama and comedy.

It appears that "The Flash" season 2 has continued to flourish as a series. The said critic compared this show with "Gotham," and this TV adaptation of DC Comics developed by Greg Berlanti Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns has been commended than the other show. It has been noted that this action drama TV series has "one of its finest efforts in terms of composition."

"The Darkness and the Light" gives the audience "a crackled first 20 minutes." The dialogue is notable because the humor is quick and effortless. As the critic puts it, this episode "was also the most humorous episode of the season, both in terms of slick quips and set pieces, highlighted by Barry and Patty's sublime first date." Episode 5 comes out without flaws.

"The Flash" Season 2 episode 5 is said to be the blueprint of how this TV series should be. Although, it has been observed that each week, this show gets better and better.

Comic Book Resources also reports that this is the highest rating that "The Flash" gets including its freshman run. In fact, "Agents of SHIELD" has thumped out. Based on the TVOverMind data, "The Darkness and the Light" "episode netted 3.7 million viewers overall and a 1.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic, as compared to 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s' 3.8 million viewers and 1.4 rating in the same demo."

On the other hand, Comic Book also has report of the rating received by "The Flash" Season 2 episode 5 based on its composite rating. Figures show that The CW's TV series earned 98.46 rating, and 4.92/5 from 78 users.

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