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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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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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What CG city backdrop was used in The CW's Flash? [duplicate]

I need to know what type of CG city backdrop was used in CW's The Flash.
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Which Deadshot is closer to the comic book original: the one from the DCEU or the one from the Arrowverse?

In the Suicide Squad movie (2016), Will Smith's portrayal of Floyd Lawton is that of a man with a code and principles who, deep down, is good and will only kill other bad people. On the other hand, ...
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Why did Lena need the medallion?

In Supergirl season 5 episode 6, 'Confidence Women', Lena wanted to keep Lex from finding the element himself as it would allow him to vaporize Kryptonite, thereby killing Superman and harming all of ...
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Why Does the Reverse Flash Vibrate?

In Flash, every time we see the man-in-yellow, he's always vibrating constantly. Like this: Admittedly, it looks super scary and ominious, but what's the logical reasoning for why Eobard Thawne ...
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What happened to Gideon on "The Flash"?

The rather powerful, time sensitive, and literal deus ex machina was a stunning find by the team. The team seems to be immune to the temporal fact of "unwinding Wells" assumably due to Star Labs ...
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Why does Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude look so different from Superman's?

In the Supergirl episode Welcome Back, Kara!, Supergirl explicitly states that the Fortress is the same one Kal-el uses, but from all visual indications it's clearly not. Her version is more decorated,...
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When did Brandon Routh mention his time as Superman in The Flash?

From Wikipedia page about Superman curse Routh eventually played recurring character Ray Palmer (The Atom) on other DC Comics-related projects, Arrow and The Flash. (In The Flash, characters even ...
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What is the top speed of the Flash?

I always wondered what Barry Allen's top speed is in The Flash (CW), as it's never really stated or estimated. What is the top speed of the Flash?
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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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Who are these characters on Earth 2?

In Crisis on Infinite Earths part 5 of Arrowverse they reboot the whole universe and a new universe is formed. It is shown that on Earth 2 there reside Stargirl and some other heroes. Who are these ...
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How is Cisco able to Vibe about an event 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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Does STAR Labs have a revenue model?

In the most recent episode of The Flash, "Family Matters Part 1," Cisco mentions that he doesn't want to be "stuck" working at STAR Labs for the next 40 years while everyone else ...
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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 they can't be together. Why can't they be together?
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What does this line in The Flash Season 4 Episode 18 mean?

In The 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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How can Flash turn around return from the blackhole?

In the season 6 episode of The Flash TV series, we see that Flash enters a black hole and returns back. since it is scify I can understand him going inside and speed force aura protecting him, but how ...
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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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What happened to Jessie Quick?

In season 8 episode 1 of Arrow it is seen that So, what happened to Jessie Quick and HR as a consequence of this event?
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What does the number 4587 mean in Legends of Tomorrow Arrowverse

What does the number 4587 mean? In one episode of Legends of Tomorrow, it was the pass for Felicity's warehouse and in another it was a cell number.
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Why was the "Green" removed from "Green Arrow"?

Why was the new TV version of Green Arrow, simply called Arrow? Have the studios given any reasoning behind that decision?
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Why is the insignia of House-of-El different in Superman's suit from that in Supergirl's suit?

In Supergirl s2 e1 named The Adventures of Supergirl, Superman gets introduced. But it can be easily noticed that the insignia of House-of-El that is the iconic S symbol is different in Superman's ...
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How did the other Brainiac 5 know about the bottle?

In Supergirl S05E10, the scene where all the brainiacs are gathered in the DEO, we see that one brainiac comes shouting "Do not let him open the bottle" and then he disappears. It is later ...
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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 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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What are the different universes mentioned in Crisis on Infinite Earth?

In Supergirl Season 5 Episode 9, which is the first episode of Crisis on Infinite Earths, we see different Earths in which I can recognize Titans and the different Earths of Arrowverse like Earth 1, ...
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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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What is the logic or mechanism of action involved in creating a time remnant?

What is the logic or mechanism of action involved in creating a time remnant? In some scenes, alterations to the timeline would manifest in various different ways. Sometimes people are shown to ...
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Why didn't Zoom killing his time remnant affect his present self?

I just finished watching latest episode of The Flash - Versus Zoom and got little confused what a "Timeline Remnant" actually means. In this episode we learn about Zoom's origin and his connection to ...
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How can this headline from Crisis on Infinite Earths be true?

This question was prompted by discussion here. In Supergirl S05E09, the first episode of the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover, there is a brief scene set in the universe of the Tim Burton Batman ...
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Where does Barry Allen live?

Has it been established where Barry Allen lives? Most of the time we see him off duty, he's either in his empty lab at CCPD or at Star Labs. Does he have an apartment, or did he move back to the West ...
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Is Oliver Queen dead?

Recently, during the finale of the Arrowverse crossover "Crisis on Infinite Earths", Oliver Queen was shown dying while saving the world from the Anti-Monitor. So is he really dead or he is still ...
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Who held the Anti-Monitor captive in the first place in "Crisis on Infinite Earths"?

I'm basically watching The Flash. I don't watch all the Arrowverse shows. I was watching The Flash S06E09 - "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three". Then, I came to know that it's a five-episode ...
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What happened to John Deegan's face?

In Part 3 of the Elseworlds Crossover, after Oliver fires an arrow at John Deegan, after Reality is restored we see that Deegan's face has changed since the previous episode where it looks shrivelled ...
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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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Why have Doom Patrol and Titans been broken up into separate continuities?

Doom Patrol and Titans used to share the same continuity. Beast Boy was part of both teams, and there was even a Titans episode acting as a backdoor pilot for Doom Patrol. And they never broke any ...
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Whom does this trophy belong to in Batman's collection during Crisis part two?

In Batwoman S01E09 (Crisis on Infinite Earths), we go to Earth 99 Gotham City where Batman is a ruthless killer and keeps trophies of his kills. We can easily identify: Joker, Riddler and supposedly ...
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Episodic chronology of Crisis on Infinite Earths

Can someone please explain to me the SnnEnn (season and episode indices) of the new Crisis on Infinite Earths episodes and how they fit into other DC universe serials? I've been recording batwoman ...
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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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Is there any significance to the Earths' numbers?

The "Crisis on Infinity Earths" event has introduced so many Earths to the Arrowverse. But do the numbers have any significance? Some obvious ones: Earth-666: Lucifer's earth [666 = Devil] Earth-66: ...
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How to be ready for the ongoing crisis?

In Arrowverse, they are doing the crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths. I heard it's connected to a lot of shows from Arrowverse and out of Arrowverse. So I wanted to know how much I should know ...
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All the casualties of the Gas attack on Superman Return universe hinted in crisis

In Batwoman S01E09 aka Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two, we see that Superman Return version of Clark had a big loss in a gas attack (supposedly by Joker): and we do see some casualty names ...
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Why Gotham Globe became Gotham City Gazette in Crisis?

In Supergirl S05E09 aka Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One we see Batman (1989) universe with Alexander Knox (Robert Wuhl). But the newspaper they show was Gotham City Gazette: Rather then famous ...
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Was Flashpoint timeline bad enough to be reset?

I'm not sure I understand the reason for Barry to reset the Flashpoint timeline in The Flash season 3 episode 1. There were several negative changes in Flashpoint: Barry was losing his memory; Joe ...
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Did they reuse Titans scene for Crisis?

In Supergirl S05E09 during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, we got to know Titans exist on Earth 9 and we see Robin and Hawk looking at the sky. But unlike Burtonverse and Adam West's Batmanverse, there ...
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Was there any pre Crisis buildup for setting up paragons?

In Crisis on Infinite Earths we heard about the paragons and as per Mar Novu: "Among the many misconceptions humanity holds dear is the fallacy that all beings are created equal. In truth, there ...
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Every Character and show referenced in Crisis On Infinite Earth?

The CW crossover for this year is called Crisis on Infinite Earths and most of the CW shows and characters are seen or said as a reference by someone. So I am wondering if someone could explain which ...
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How does that private prison in The Flash work?

I'm currently watching The Flash season 1 episode 12 and they keep throwing people in this private prison they built. I wonder how this fits into the show. I can't really explain what bugs me with ...
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Where does Elseworlds fit into Batwoman chronology?

The character of Kate Kane, alias Batwoman was first introduced to the Arrowverse in the 2018 crossover event Elseworlds. This episode shows Kate as an established hero who has apparently been working ...
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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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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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