The CW’s hit DC Comics-based series “The Flash” has teased a major appearance from Grodd since the very first episode. Being that Grodd, known in the comics as Gorilla Grodd and created by John Broome and Carmine Infantino, is a super-smart telepathic gorilla, is suggested right from the start that the show wouldn’t stray away from comic book-y elements.
More and more of Grodd has been shown as the series has progressed, and next week’s episode, “Grodd Lives,” looks to finally bring the famous Flash villain to center stage — and CBR has exclusive new images from the episode, featuring Grodd attacking both The Flash (Grant Gustin) and Detective West (Jesse L. Martin).
Upcoming “Flash” episode is set to air “Grodd Lives” airs Tuesday, May 5 on The CW. Here’s the official description of the episode:
GRODD RETURNS! – Barry (Grant Gustin) must deal with the Reverse Flash’s (Tom Cavanagh) latest threat to a member of the group. To make matter worse, Dr. Wells unleashes Grodd on the city in order to distract Barry and the team. Joe (Jesse L. Martin), Barry and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) head down into the sewers to catch Grodd but the gorilla quickly gets the upper hand after he kidnaps Joe. Iris (Candice Patton) and Barry have a heart to heart talk. Dermott Downs directed the episode written by Grainne Godfree & Kai Yu Wu (#121).