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Flashback or flashbacks may refer to:

  • Flashback (narrative), in literature and dramatic media, an interjected scene that takes the narrative back in time from the current point
    • Flashback episode, an episode of a television series that consists primarily of excerpts from previous episodes
  • Flashback (psychology), in which a memory is suddenly and unexpectedly revisited
    • Acid flashback, a reported psychological phenomenon in which an individual experiences an episode of some of LSD's subjective effects long after the drug has worn off
  • Flashback (welding), a dangerous hazard of using an oxyacetylene torch
  • Flashback arrestor, a device most commonly used in oxy-fuel welding and cutting to stop the flame from burning back up into the equipment


  • Atari Flashback, a line of video-game consoles that emulate various 1980s-era Atari games
  • Oracle Flashback, a means of retrieving data as it existed in an Oracle database at an earlier time
  • The Flashback trojan, a computer trojan that infects systems running Mac OS X

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