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"Beat the Clock" is the eleventh episode of the superhero action/fantasy series The Flash and the twelfth episode of the series overall (if one counts the two-part series premiere as two episodes). It was directed by Mario Azzopardi and written by Jim Trombetta. It first aired on CBS on Saturday, January 31st, 1991 at 8:00 pm. In this episode, a jazz saxophone player named Wayne Cotrell sits on death row awaiting to be executed for the murder of a woman named Linda Lake. His oldest friend, Julio Mendez, believes that he is innocent and Barry Allen takes it upon himself to ferret out the truth. It's a race against the clock as an innocent man's life hangs in the balance.

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  • Production code number: 187111.
  • This episode is rated TV-PG (retroactive ratings classification).
  • This is the second episode of The Flash written by Jim Trombetta. he writes three episodes of the series in total.

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  • Julio Mendez: He'll have those tapes on discs before Wayne's corpse is even cold. Elliot is all business man. This place is his entire life, even has an apartment upstairs.
  • Barry Allen: He lied about Buell.

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