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Arrowverse is a shared fictional universe centered on TV series airing on The CW, developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns based on various DC comic book characters, started with Arrow and followed by The Flash, Vixen web series and The Legends of Tomorrow.

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Is Batwoman self contained?

The latest entry in Arrowverse universe is Batwoman, I wanted to jump into it but I am not up to date with Arrowverse shows. Like I have not seen Legends of Tomorrow from the last 2 seasons and Arrow'...
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Who is Alice referring to when she was talking to Kate?

In an episode of Batwoman, after Alice is captured and locked up in a van, Kate goes to her to reassure her that she didn't lead the Crows. Alice responds by reciting something from Alice in ...
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What does Kapiushon mean?

In season 6 episode 17 of Arrow. Anatoly says Kapiushon. So I’m wondering what it means because it says Kapiushon in other episodes and so I’m confused when they say this.
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In the Arrowverse crossover “Invasion!” why did they believe future Barry's message to Rip was about the events in 2016?

Basically as the title states. In the Arrowverse crossover "Invasion!", why did everyone (Barry included) believe that the message 2042 Flash sent to Captain Rip Hunter was in reference to the war ...
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Is Reverse Flash​ more powerful than Flash?

In The Flash, why do they have to bring back Reverse Flash all the time to show he is a perfect villain? And why is Flash also scared of Reverse Flash although both were speedsters?
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Why is there no Earth 1 Jesse Wells

In season 2 of The Flash, you meet Earth 2 Harrison Wells and his daughter Jessie. However, she has no E1 doppelganger.
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Why such name for this episode?

Season 4 Episode 12 of DC's Legends of Tomorrow is named as "The Eggplant, the Witch & the Wardrobe". The episode's title is a reference to the first Chronicles of Narnia novel The Lion, the Witch ...
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Why is this episode of Legends of Tomorrow named as such?

Season 4 Episode 9 of DC's Legends of Tomorrow is named as Lucha de Apuestas. What is the reason behind naming it as such?
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Who is Quinten on Supergirl?

Actor Jonathan Bennett announced on Instagram that he would be playing the role of Quinten (A government attaché) on Supergirl. Who is Quinten? Is he an important character in season 4? So far he ...
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Why can't Brainy and Nia Nal be together

In S04E15 of Supergirl, Nia Nal kisses Brainy, but after that Brainy tells her that the two of them can't be together. Why can't they be together?
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The Flash S5 - What's the point of Nora in 2049?

Okay, so in The Flash, Season 5, we see Nora travel to to other times, specifically 2049. I have no problem with this, as all seasons have dealt with time travel in some way or another (except maybe ...
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Why is Harrison Wells the reverse flash in season 5 of Flash?

In The Flash: Eobard Thawne is the reverse flash. It is revealed that he went back in time to kill Barry's mother and then was stuck in the past. He kills the actual Harrison Wells and take his form ...
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How Cisco able to Vibe about a even which didn't happen in this timeline in Cause and XS?

In the latest episode of The Flash, S05E14, Nora time travels 52 times to save xyz person. It's good that Nora is taking charge to save the world and all while Barry is away. Now, my question is- How ...
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How could Goldface have survived?

In The Flash, S05E13, ~45min into the episode: Goldface is electrocuted. A dramatic scene with molten Gold spilling out of his eye sockets. Barry/the Flash stoops down, checking for a pulse, and ...
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How did A.M.A.Z.O. manage to copy Kryptonian powers?

During the "Elseworlds" crossover for the CW shows Arrow, Flash and Supergirl the android A.M.A.Z.O. is activated. Cisco and Caitlin determine that the robot was built to track (and copy) metahuman ...
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Why didn't Arrow (Oliver Queen) just become part of the League of Assassins?

I understand that "League of Assassins" are supposedly the bad guys and no matter their philosophy, it usually ends in destruction of lives. But hear me out. Arrow was, in Ra's own words, "one of the ...
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Are the raised dot plastic wall tiles really Braille?

In Flash, 100th episode, S05E08, What's Past is Prologe, there are several shots of Barry and Nora Allen/Flash and Excess in a small room. The walls appear to be plastic tiles with a series of random ...
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Can time really slow down due to earth revolution?

From The Elseworlds episode 3 (Supergirl season 4 episode 9), When Evil Superman (Dr. Deegan) regained The Book of Destiny and started to rewrite reality (@26:13 min), Flash (Barry Allen) suggested ...
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Is there a reference for Lois Lane's hammer?

In the Arrowverse crossover "Elseworlds" we see Lois Lane wielding a large hammer during the fight with the evil Superman/Deegan. The hammer is first seen at the entrance to the Fortress of Solitude ...
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Did Barry affect the timeline during the episode “What's Past Is Prologue”?

So, I watched The Flash season 5 episode 8 (What's Past Is Prologue), and one thing got me confused: When Barry went back to the time where his speed had been taken by Hunter Zolomon (a.k.a Zoom) and ...
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Why does lightning hit affects speedsters?

In the Flash tv show from DC in one scene of "Season 7 Episode 7 (@09:25)", Barry Allen gets struck by lightning and suffers from cardiac arrest. He came back to life by getting chest compressions by ...
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What does Caitlin's father mean in this dialogue?

In The Flash season 5 episode 6 Caitlin's father says the following lines. I stayed in contact with scientists. Louise Lincoln, Victor Fries, and Harrison Wells. Dr. Wells was able to give me full ...
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Does Titans TV serial share the same universe as other DC TV serials?

DC serials like Arrow and Flash share the same universe. Does Titans TV serial share the same universe as these serials?
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Tribute to Stan Lee in The Flash?

In the latest episode of The Flash, All Doll'd Up, we see Ralph aka Elongated Man swinging over buildings, throwing arms around like Spider Man does his web, while carrying Iris on his back. Just ...
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Is Flashpoint the reason for Caitlin Snow's powers in the TV series Flash?

In the TV series The Flash Season 4 episode 22, they show that Killer Frost was there within Caitlin Snow since childhood. That means Killer Frost did not get her powers because of the particle ...
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Why was Flash affected by the prison pudding in Season 4?

In Season 4 of The Flash when Barry Allen was in prison, when the warden figured out he was the Flash and gave him pudding tainted with tranquilizers, why did the tranquilizer in the pudding affect ...
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Why is Eobard Thawne not affected by the side effects of creating a flashpoint

When Barry Allen creates a flashpoint at the end of The Flash Season 2, he suffers major memory and power loss as a consequence, but the same doesn't happen with Eobard Thawne. Seeing the fact that ...
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What happened to Gideon after Season 4 in The Flash?

In Season 4 of The Flash The Thinker infects Gideon with a virus and she goes out of control. What happens to her after that?
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In which timeline was Gideon created in The Flash?

In Season 1 of The Flash we see Eobard Thawne having conversations with Gideon and when Team Flash discovered Gideon she tells Barry Allen "I will obey all your commands because you created me". ...
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What happened to Reverse Flash?

How did Eobard Thawne appear on Earth-X? I thought: He got erased from existence from The Flash He summoned all his time remnants in order to kill the legends only to be erased from existence yet ...
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Which canon is Constantine: City of Demons part of?

I have not seen Constantine: City of Demons yet but I heard contradictory reports that it's a part of Arrowverse or DC Animated Movie Universe. In both canons Matt Ryan plays the part of Constantine. ...
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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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Suggested viewing order for complete DC Arrowverse to date?

I expect to complete the first season of Arrow today after purchasing it on BD and would appreciate some tips on where to go next. I am aware that a similar question has been asked and answered with ...
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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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Jay Garrick's helmet timing discrepancy?

In Flash Season 2 - during Jay Garrick Vs Zoom We see that Jay's helmet got sucked into the black hole, (which was opened way after the closure of Speedforce hole ...
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Why didn't Devoe use this power against the Flash?

During the season 4 finale episode, we saw Devoe using several meta-human abilities like gravity, duplication, telekinesis etc., but why didn't he use the luck ability against Barry (during his escape ...
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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 Barry keep up with his special diet in jail?

In one of the earlier seasons its apparent that Barry need an insane amount of calories to run so how does he keep up with this while he's in jail?
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How did Nora do this in The Flash?

Okay, so I'm a little confused about the event that occurred at the end of Season 4. As you may know, Barry's daughter revealed herself after saving his life. How could she have saved his life in ...
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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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DC comics in Arrowverse?

In The Flash S04E17 Null and Annoyed, there is a conversation between Ralph and Barry as such: An improv group made up of superheroes? We can take it to Washington. - We'd be the DC Comics. - ...
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Why didn't Devoe take Barry's power?

In Flash season 4 episode 18 (Lose Yourself) Devoe attack star labs and take the powers of all bus metas. He even takes away the power of Killer Frost. He could easily take the power away from Barry ...
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Explanation of Melting Point's power?

In Flash S04E18 Caitlin in the form of Killer Frost touches DeVoe and her powers are gone. Later in the episode, it is explained that the Thinker used Melting Point's power to do so. But as far as I ...
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What does this line mean in Flash S4E18?

In Flash S04E18, when the Thinker is cuffed by Ralph Dibny using metahuman dampener cuffs, he says: Before you cuff a meta, make sure the light is the right color. He was able to break free from ...
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Why does the Flash's speed not affect people or objects?

In the first season, we see in the opening credits, that when Flash runs, the glass of cars is affected by the Flash's speed. But neither in the any season nor in any other series where the Flash ...
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Why does Iris West have purple lightning?

In the recent episode of Flash, Iris briefly became a speedster thanks to some switcheroo between Flash and Iris. Flash usually has the colors Red and Yellow. But Iris had different colors in her. ...
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Why did Caitlin not fight Pyro the fire meta?

In Flash S4E16 there was a meta "Pyro" who created a Fire Tornado at the end of the episode. Why did Caitlin Snow not fight with the metahuman because she is basically Killer Frost and she has the ...
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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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Explanation behind the reappearance of Eobard Thawne during Crisis on Earth X?

Eobard Thawne's sudden appearance surprises me a lot, he dies, and then again reappears. But what's the specific explanation of him showing up during the Crisis on Earth X crossover? I remember him ...
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What did Cisco figure out when he rewatches Reverse Flash trapped in the Force Field?

In Episode 15 of The Flash Season 1, what does Cisco figure out when he rewatches Reverse Flash trapped in the Force Field? How did he come to know something was fishy with Harrison Wells?