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Questions tagged [arrowverse]

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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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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Who was this awkwardly excited girl at the wedding in Supergirl S03E08?

During the Arrowverse crossover in Supergirl S03E08, there was one girl who met Barry on his wedding but behaved way too awkwardly: She said she was excited for the wedding and then corrected herself ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is the Flash really the “Fastest man alive”?

In the series The Flash on CW, at the beginning of each episode's intro Barry Allen says "I'm the fastest man alive". But in each season, there was a much faster character in the show than Barry. Like ...
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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 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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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 Gideon on The Flash and Gideon on Legends of Tomorrow same?

I've just started watching Legends of Tomorrow, and the time vessel's captain is aided by an AI called Gideon. Is that the same or different Gideon from the one in The Flash? Also, is the name a ...
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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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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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In Flash Season 2, why couldn't they just tell Grodd their plan?

So in season 2, episode 7 of The Flash ("Gorilla Warfare"), the ginormous, hyper-intelligent gorilla Grodd makes a comeback. The heroes (mainly Caitlin) discover that he really just wants the company ...
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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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In the Supergirl TV series what are known powers/abilities of the Martian Manhunter?

The Martian Manhunter is one of the important members of the Justice League. He can transform into any creature and adapt to any condition. In Supergirl TV series his role is played by David ...
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Why is Supergirl's earth numbered 38?

In Flash S03E08, Cisco named Supergirl's earth as Earth 38 during his conversation with Flash. So far we know 5 major earths: Earth 1 - Flash/ Arrow/ Legends of Tomorrow/ Constantine Earth 2 - Zoom (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is the “Patience will untie it” rhyme a reference to something?

In The Flash Season 3, there are a couple of episodes (such as 3x06 "Shade" and 3x11 "Dead or Alive") where H.R. and later Cisco have said a rhyme that goes like this: "If a string is in a knot, ...
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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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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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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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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 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 S04E10 of “The Flash” who is “Kevin” that Marlize DeVoe refers to in her court testimony?

In the TV series The Flash, S04E10 ("The Trial of The Flash") who is "Kevin" that Marlize DeVoe refers to in her court testimony? The Flash (2014) s04e10 Episode (2018) Script The Trial of The ...
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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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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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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 did the Constantine TV show go out of its way to never show the titular character smoking?

In the 2014 TV show Constantine, John Constantine is a cigarette smoker, just like his comic book counterpart. However, we rarely (never?) see Constantine actually smoke (i.e. breathing in and out the ...
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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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Does the Thinker know about the power of metas he created

In The Flash season 4, Thinker forces Barry to come out of the speed force and thus creating 12 different metas who were exposed to dark matter in the bus. Does he know about the respective powers ...
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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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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?