‘The Flash’: Is a My Chemical Romance Song a Clue About Joe’s Fate?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The occasions of The Flash Season 6 Episode 16, “So Long and Goodnight,” precipitated heartbreaking penalties for the West household. But may a track by My Chemical Romance give viewers a clue about what’s but to come back?

Previously
on ‘The Flash’

In the second half of The Flash Season 6, the members of Team Flash have been caught in a sequence of perilous positions. From the loss of life of the Speed Force to a close to resurgence of Reverse Flash, they’ve been put by the wringer. And “So Long and Goodnight” follows go well with with excessive stakes and harmful conditions.

Over
the final a number of episodes, Joe has been scorching on the path of Black Hole, Joseph Carver,
and his group of assassins. The police captain goals to nail Carver and his
goons for arson and a number of homicides. Consequently, his relentless pursuit of
justice has made him a goal.

“So
Long and Goodnight” brings bother for Joe

In Season 6, Episode 16, “So Long and Goodnight,” an unseen hitman disables the brakes on Joe’s automobile, then causes the automobile to speed up. Luckily, his police coaching kicks in, and he maneuvers away from busy roadways. Joe bails out of the automobile within the nick of time earlier than it slams right into a concrete wall.

Later
within the episode, it’s revealed that the recurring Flash foe, Rag Doll, was the perpetrator
chargeable for Joe’s nearly lethal automobile wreck. When that plan fails, the creep kidnaps
Cecile and parks the telepathic lawyer in a chair fitted with a pressure-sensitive
bomb.

The
Flash and Joe present up, seize Rag Doll, and narrowly rescue Cecile, however they
notice that the hazard of Black Hole and Carver continues to be imminent. Alas, Joe
should go away his beloved Cecile — with out a lot as a goodbye to his daughters
or Team Flash — and enter the witness safety program. But for a way lengthy?

Could
the title of the episode be a clue?

On the floor, The Flash episode title, “So Long and Goodnight,” seems to discuss with Joe’s departure. However, a deeper dive into how the phrase has been utilized in a unique context may present hints about how lengthy — or how brief — Joe’s absence might be.

In
2005, My Chemical Romance launched a radio single known as “Helena (So Long & Goodnight)” from their
second album Three Cheers for
Sweet Revenge
. The final passage of the track alludes to a bogus
departure and swift reunion. The lyrics are:

Can you hear me?
Are you close to me?
Can we faux to go away after which
We’ll meet once more
When each our vehicles collide

What’s the worst that I can say?
Things are higher if I keep
So lengthy and goodnight
So lengthy and goodnight
And for those who keep on this fashion
Things are higher if I keep
So lengthy and goodnight
So lengthy and goodnight

Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Frank Iero, Gerard Way, Matthew Pellisier, Michael Way, Ray Toro
Helena lyrics © Blow The Doors Off Chicago

Could
the portion that claimsCan we faux to
go away after which we’ll meet once more” apply to Joe and Cecile? Is Joe actually going
away indefinitely, or is it attainable that he’s faking his transfer into witness
safety to throw off his enemies? Could the courageous police captain pop up with
a sneak assault designed to take down your entire Black Hole operation? With any
luck, followers will get these solutions and extra within the last three episodes of The
Flash
Season 6.

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