Who wins in a race between the Woman of Steel and the Fastest Man Alive? Every single one of us.
When we heard that Barry Allen/The Flash (Grant Gustin) would be speeding his way to National City for a crossover episode with Supergirl, we were overjoyed. But nothing could quite prepare us for the fantastic and endlessly enjoyable "World's Finest," the big episode that aired on CBS Monday night (THIS is why we love multiple superheroes together, kids).
In an episode that was making us squeal nearly the entire time, we picked out the five most adorable moments. You're welcome.
Gustin is a charming actor, and he has really great chemistry with the other characters on The Flash and on Arrow when those two shows crossover. But there is no denying that there is something positively electric about seeing Gustin and Melissa Benoist(Kara/Supergirl) sharing a screen. They need only to shake hands or to smile at each other for the sparks to fly. When they actually started flirting our hearts could barely take it.
This. Gif. Is. Perfect. Kara's reaction to getting surprise super-speed ice cream is the stuff that dreams are made of.
A joke about the attractive casts of CW shows? Name drops of Green Arrow and Black Canary? Meta-jokes about meta-humans? It was so refreshing that the episode had a little fun with itself.
Who knew James Olsen had this much of a jealous streak? When Barry speeds into town and basically sweeps Kara up off her super-powered feet, the photographer just couldn't quite handle it. Mehcad Brooks was making some devastating facial expressions throughout the episode, only endearing us to their coupling even more. Barry's visit was all worth it, since it led up to his and Kara's big kiss. Unfortunately, there's some mind control getting in between the two of them (again!). Sigh.
This is what we were all waiting for, right? The Fastest Man Alive versus the Woman of Steel? And unlike a certain DC Comics movie featuring two superheroes in a versus situation that will remain nameless, the race was entirely fun and games.
The only thing that was missing from the episode? A musical number! These two are both Glee alums, we'll remind you. Oh well, we'll just save for next time.