How Barry Confronts His Darkness In Season 4 Episode 5

Religion is an enormous a part of Clark aka New Barry’s life. This newfound “heaven” he is achieved with Sally and their son, as Bill Hader described it to TVLine, should be preserved in any respect prices. “He can’t really find redemption with anybody else, so he’s turned to God for redemption… but again, I don’t think he really understands religion,” the sequence creator famous.

Barry manipulates faith and his newfound morality to justify taking excessive motion to guard his household. Warding off potential intruders with a gun appears to be a standard a part of their household life. When he hears a faint noise within the distance, he asks Sally to get within the bathtub as if he is telling her to seize milk on the best way residence. He additionally shields his son from participating with different youngsters. Worst of all, he seems to really feel justified in plotting to kill Gene Cousineau in order to protect his “safe place.”

He’s at all times been a little bit of a madman, however now Barry has efficiently formed somewhat nook of the world in his personal imaginative and prescient. He won’t have the ability to redeem himself on this planet’s eyes, however he could make himself a hero in his son’s eyes. “He’s very much trying to paint the version of himself that he wants to be to his son,” Hader defined. “How his son sees him is how he’s always wanted to be seen by everybody.”

The blinding mild of their desert house is suffocating in itself, however the darkness, too, is encroaching on their lives — it at all times has been. NoHo Hank or one in every of Barry’s different enemies may very properly be on his tail, however the name of evil is coming from inside the home.

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