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Arrow is an American action-adventure television series based on the fictional character Green Arrow, a costumed crime-fighter who appears in comic books published by DC Comics.

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Why are the CW superheroes' series called Arrowverse?

Why are the CW series called Arrowverse? Is this an official calling? If it is, is it due to the series "Arrow" being the first to debut on screen?
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In Arrow, why was Starling City renamed Star City?

In Arrow, they changed "Starling City" to be "Star City", why is that?
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Are the Cities In the DC Universe Allegorical?

Are the cities in DC Comics films and TV series allegorical in nature? For example: Is Gotham City considered to be an allegory of New York City/Brooklyn Central City the allegorical Kansas City/...
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Are Star City and Central City the same city?

There is Star City and Starling City but I've heard the Flash's home referred to as Central City and I know it shouldn't be this confusing but it is. Are Star City and Central City the same city?
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How did the team escape Lian Yu in Arrow

Why haven’t they explained how Arrow and his team escaped the island at end of season 5? Throughout the whole of season 6 they haven’t mentioned anything about this. Did I miss this being covered?
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In Arrow S5E11 do they use Seattle as background

At 31 minutes and 15 seconds there is a shot of what apears to be the Seattle Space Needle all lit up blue. Is this actually the Space Needle?
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Black Siren hair style change in Arrow Season 6 Episode 10

In S06E10 of Arrow, there were two scenes where black siren was shown and she had entirely different hairstyles. In one scene her hair was short and black whereas in another scene it was long and ...
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What is the relationship between the Human Target TV series and the Human Target appearing in Arrow season 5?

There was an appearance of Human Target on Arrow to protect the mayor Oliver Queen and there also is a TV series of the same name, are they related to each other? If yes what are the references of the ...
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What is the correct watch order of Arrowverse in 2017?

I'm trying to keep up with four shows in the Arrowverse: Supergirl, The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and Arrow. In past years, the air dates of Supergirl were a month or so after all the other ...
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What sequence of cross overs to follow Flash s04e08 to Flash s04e09? [duplicate]

I was trying to watch s04e08 of The Flash and I realised that the storyline was based on something that began from another CW show. I've seen this before but, it began with The Flash so it was easier ...
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Which episodes of Flash cross over with Arrow?

Being part of a shared continuity, episodes of Arrow and Flash seem to cross over regularly. But not following Flash makes it difficult for me to even know if I missed anything there with regards to ...
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Russian words in the titles of an American TV series footages

I have never seen a single episode of 'Arrow' TV series, but I follow movie-related news and watch almost all trailers or any mini-footage introducing movies/shows that come out on YouTube. Some time ...
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What does Anatoly say to Oliver in Russian in Arrow S5E16?

What does Anatoly say to Oliver in Russian at minute 20 of Season 5 Episode 16 of Arrow? And you believed her? [Speaks Russian] Oliver, whatever you think is inside you is inside you.
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How was Sara John Diggle's gender changed in the alternate timeline?

In s03e01 of The Flash, Barry has created an alternate timeline wherein he is happily living with his parents. When he returns back to the original timeline (one in which his mother is dead), he ...
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When did Black Canary get her “Canary Cry”? [closed]

In which episode of the Arrow does the Black Canary get her "cry"? Or was it a Flash episode? I seemed to have missed this one.
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Why is Thea Queen nicknamed “Speedy” instead of Roy Harper?

Traditionally (in the comics), Roy Harper is the superhero (and sidekick/partner of the Green Arrow) known as Speedy; before assuming the alternative identity, Arsenal, and eventually, the Red Arrow. ...
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What companies make the prop computer programs? [closed]

I'm a software developer and have worked on wide array of applications. When I watch shows, like Arrow, and see the prop computer programs used to hack, track people, lookup information, (and so on) I ...
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Why doesn't Prometheus kill Curtis?

In the Mid-Season finale of Arrow, Prometheus hurts Curtis Hall. Why doesn't he kill him? If he wants to get revenge on Oliver, wouldn't killing Curtis be really effective.
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Why did Arrow, unlike the other shows of the Arrowverse, pick a combination of its own individual logos in the Invasion crossover story arc?

In the Arrowverse Invasion aka Heroes Vs. Aliens Crossover every show had a different title card than their usual ones (except for Supergirl which was not even part of the Invasion storyline). Flash ...
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Why didn't the Dominators take up Mick Rory, a non-metahuman, while taking up the Team Arrow?

In The Flash, s3e8 named Invasion!, it was shown at the end of the episode that the Dominators abducted the Team Arrow with the purpose of gathering information from their minds about metahumans, ...
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Ra's al Ghul story line [duplicate]

I'm curious about the storyline for Ra's al Ghul. In the end of Batman Begins, is he dead? But yet Ra's al Ghul appears in the Green Arrow. Them both being DC Comic story lines I'm curious how this is?...
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Who is this vigalante hired by Tobias Church in Arrow S05E05?

In Arrow S05E05, Tobias Church hires a vigilante to kill Green Arrow. He even attempted the deed: But who is this vigilante, is he some straight from the comic book character like Human Target or ...
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What are all the names from Arrow's kill list and what is the status of these people?

The main theme of Arrow season 1 was Oliver's kill list, He used to kill those persons on the list and then strike down their names: But later he grows from a vigilante to a hero and he left using ...
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How did the Green Arrow's eyes become yellow in the final episode of Arrow season 4?

In the Arrow episode 23 of season 4, "Schism", why was Damien Darhk not able to use his magic at Arrow when he was surrounded by the people of the city and how did Arrow's eyes become yellow while ...
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Explanation for character actions in Arrow S03E17?

I don't understand the motivations or actions in Arrow season 3 episode 17. First Ray Palmer literally grilled Arsenal (Roy) and I already thought he's dead, but no one even cares about him and ...
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Where does Sara's meeting in LoT S01E16 fall in Arrow timeline?

In Legend of Tomorrow S01E16, Sara goes to the Arrowcave and meets her dad and got the information about the death of her sister and after some chit-chat she leaves. But chronologically when does ...
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How does the Flash have powers on Arrow S04E19?

Flash didn't have powers on The Flash S02E19, but has powers at the end of Arrow S04E19 just one day later. How is that possible? The answer is probably a plot hole or to not completely trust ...
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Do “Arrow” and “The Flash” share sets?

Watching a recent episode of Arrow (Season 4 Episode 15 "Taken"), I get a feeling that Oliver's Star City mayoral race campaign headquarters looks incredibly identical to Central City's Police ...
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How many languages does Oliver Queen speak?

How many languages does Oliver Queen speak in the Arrow?
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How far is Central City from Star/Starling City?

In several crossovers, the characters from both series go back and forth between these two cities. In a scene, Oliver was on a motorcycle. What is the distance between these two cities?
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When do Arrow and Flash cross over?

I'm about to watch the last episode of season 2 of Arrow and I want to know when to start up on The Flash, since they aired at the same time. Arrow is 2 seasons ahead of The Flash, correct?
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Does Starling City have active subway or not?

In Arrow season 1 episode 18 Salvation, we learn that Starling City doesn't currently have a subway, it used to, but it's now abandoned. The tracks of the old subway were used by a villain in that ...
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Is Roy based off of a comic book character?

I was looking at IMDb for Arrow, but it only shows the character as Roy. I've also never heard him referred by any code name in the show. Also, I'm not familiar with the Green Arrow comic. Is Roy ...
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How much resemblance is there between the “Arrow” TV-series and the “Green Arrow” comics?

I have seen Arrow season 1, 2, 3 and am currently watching season 4. And in season 4 Oliver Queen changes his name from "Arrow" to "Green Arrow". Also meta-humans or mystic powers villains are ...
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Who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow?

In Arrow, Ra's Al Ghul is killed by Arrow, whereas in Batman Begins Ra's is killed by Bruce Wayne. How can he be killed more than once and who killed Ra's Al Ghul first, Batman or Arrow? Is Malcom ...
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What is the meaning of the symbols on the Arrowhead in the season 3 intro?

In the Arrow season 3 starting and ending intro, the Arrowhead got changed from plain to thicker one with symbols embodied on it, as depicted below Is there any deep meaning/symbolism behind those ...
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Why did Arrow play homage to Blue sky?

Why did Arrow play homage to Breaking Bad in S02E06 by showing Blue Sky? The Walking Dead did that but those two were from the same network, but why did the Arrow TV series do that? Is there any ...
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With whom is Felicity Smoak in love, exactly?

We have seen till now that first Felicity Smoak was in love with the Arrow, then there were some romantic moments with Flash, then she fell in love with her boss Ray Palmer, then again at the end of ...
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How did Deathbolt (Arrow/The Flash) become a meta-human?

On TV Show "Arrow", season 3 episode 18, we were introduced to a new villain Jake Simmons (Deathbolt). After his capture, they did a cross-over scene with "The Flash" with Ray and Cisco talking over ...
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Have the Arrow writers fully planned out Oliver's 5 years away?

I was just bothered about the whole continuity thing, and whether the writers make up Oliver's time away for 5 years as they go along, or if everything has been laid out already. For instance, no way ...
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Who makes the arrows in TV show Arrow?

Arrow I was searching for the source of arrows but had no luck. In S01 there were some mentions that Oliver Queen made arrows for himself. I think I saw some scenes too of making arrows by Oliver ...
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What does Oliver's joke in S01E14 about being trapped on an island with his only friend named Wilson mean?

In Arrow episode S01E14 Oliver makes a joke that he was trapped on an island and his only friend was named Wilson. What does this joke mean? People say that it is related to the Tom Hanks movie "Cast ...
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What does Werner Zytle mean with his final words in S03E01?

In the Arrow episode "The Calm" (S03E01), the Vertigo legacy of the Count is continued by a new villain, Werner Zytle, who refined it into some "scarecrowesque" fear hallucinogen. When he is captured ...
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Why does Arrow have so much Microsoft product placement?

Numerous times have I seen a Microsoft tablet running windows 8 and Bing search engine is used by Diggs to search the internet. Did Microsoft have a product placement deal in Arrow or was there ...
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Was Moira Queen's knowledge about Arrow's identity foreshadowed earlier?

During the Arrow episode "Seeing Red" (S02E20) Moira Queen tells her son Oliver that she knows about him being Arrow, which came as quite a surprise to Ollie, but to me as well: Moira: Oliver, I ...
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Why does Sin call Roy “Abercombie”?

In the TV show Arrow, why does Sin call Roy "Abercombie"? Is it because the red hoodie he wears is the brand Abercrombie & Fitch? Wikipedia says the actor (Colton Lee Haynes) modeled for the brand,...
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Was Felicity Smoak always planned to be a main character in Arrow?

According to the trivia section of this article "Emily Bett Rickards was originally only intended to appear as Felicity in 'Lone Gunmen'." The wording doesn't make it clear if they meant that the ...
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Was Arrow's change in moral alignment motivated by his audience?

The 1st season of Arrow had me (who is largely unacquainted with its literary source material) draw quite some comparisons to Bruce Wayne and his background, except for the fact that Oliver Queen has ...
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Why is killing Slade Wilson so hard for Oliver?

I have been wondering, why can't Oliver kill Slade Wilson (aka. Deathstroke) and be done with it? I know the producers don't want that, but what has Slade got against Oliver Queen that he cannot kill ...
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Query about business discussion in “City of Angels” episode of Arrow

I'm fully aware this might be pushing the boundaries of what is an acceptable question, given that it's about an economics issue rather than the show itself, but here goes: I've been watching the ...