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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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Why does S.T.A.R. Labs look different in Vixen than it does in The Flash?

In The Flash, S.T.A.R. Labs looks like this: But in Vixen, S.T.A.R. Labs looks like this: And it continues to look this way in Season 2: I find this puzzling because both shows are part of the ...
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How did Jesse run in an eight-like fashion without wearing the special speedster suit?

In The Flash s3e3, named Magenta, Jesse Quick, now a speedster, ran in an eight-like fashion to create enough upthrust to make the tanker float in the air till Barry convinced Frankie to come back in ...
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Where does Vixen S02E01 fall in Arrowverse timeline?

Vixen S02E01 had cameo appearance of Cisco, Flash and Firestorm and premiered on October 13. But it's release order doesn't seems to be in chronological order of other Arrowverse show as Firestorm ...
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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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Do “Flash” and “Legends of Tomorrow” have different rules for time travel?

(Image Sources: Flash, Legends of Tomorrow) Time travel on The Flash introduced us to e.g. Different Timelines Time Wraiths Time Remnants And in the episode Flashpoint (3x01) it is shown that ...
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Do the showrunners consider Supergirl and Constantine to be part of the Arrowverse?

According to Wikipedia's article on the Arrowverse, the Arrowverse consists of four shows: Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, and the animated series Vixen. It lists Supergirl as a crossover, but ...
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Which actors in the Arrowverse have previously played DC Comics characters?

Are there actors in the Arrowverse who have previously played DC Comics characters?
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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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What happened to the child Barry Allen in The Flash S3 Premiere?

Okay this might be too soon to ask about the whereabouts of a character of the show which just got premiered and a whole season left to unravel the knot of the Flashpoint plot. But this seems to me ...
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Does Kara (Supergirl) have a way to contact Superman?

In the Supergirl TV show, we see that Jimmy Olson has a watch to contact Superman. Does Kara Danvers (Supergirl) have a way to contact her cousin? We do see her IM Clark in one episode, but that's ...
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Is the casting of Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell together in “The Flash” intentional?

I have recently watched Prison Break and am now watching The Flash. A couple episodes into the series, an antagonist (Captain Cold) played by Wentworth Miller (Prison Break's Michael Scofield) shows ...
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Why did Non ask Lucy Lane not to release the White Martian?

In Supergirl, s1e19 named Myriad, Non asks Lucy Lane, the acting-director of DEO to release all the prisoners except the White Martian. At the DEO, the entire compound are now under the influence ...
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Will the Black Flash make an appearance in season 3?

I have seen images from the sets of The Flash season 3, showing a man in a black costume. Is there any secured information if this character is supposed to be the Black Flash known from the comics? ...
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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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Why doesn't Supergirl enlist Superman's help when all humanity is threatened in the season 1 finale?

In Supergirl Season 1 finale, Non and Indigo have triggered a device that is going to kill all of humanity in the next 4 hours. Martian, the only other superhero around, is hurt. No normal human is ...
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Are Barry Allen and Bruce Wayne from different Universes?

It is safe to assume that Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent belong to the same Universe. In season 2 of the TV show The Flash, Barry travels to a parallel universe where he meets Kara Zor El a.k.a. ...
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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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Why does Barry do what he does at the end of Flash Season 2?

In the 23rd and last episode of The Flash's Season 2, It is unclear what he will do from now on or how he will come back, since the whole continuum in which the episode (and past season) took place ...
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Do the DC speedsters need to accelerate and are not fast from the start like Quicksilver in the movies?

Why doesn't Flash in the new show "The Flash" simply dodge attacks like Quicksilver did in the movies by speeding up and even changing trajectories of bullets? According to these two questions about ...
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Why did Eobard Thawne react the way he did to Jay Garrick's helmet?

In the Season 1 finale, Eobard Thawne opens up a portal to return home, and Jay Garrick's helmet comes through. Eobard Thawne looks at it and says "That's my cue to leave." We find out later that the ...
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In the first season finale of the Flash, how did they know their plan would work the way it did?

(Spoiler alert for anybody who's even more behind in the show than I am.) So I recently watched the first season of The Flash, and during the season finale... ...how did everybody know that this ...
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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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Why does the Supergirl TV series go out of its way to not say “Superman”?

After watching the pilot of Supergirl, it seemed strange to me that they seem to be going out of their way to not say "Superman" or "Clark Kent". In the opening sequence, Kara's narration says that ...
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When do Ronnie and Stein split apart in The Flash?

In episode 13 of The Flash season 1, Firestorm, the combined form of Ronnie & Professor Stein, explodes when Caitlin and Barry try to help him. He was never mentioned after that. But in episode ...
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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 Supergirl managed to get her ear pierced?

Supergirl is effectively invulnerable (her cousin is known to have to use his heat vision to shave; presumably she does too for legs etc). But her ears are pierced in the TV show. This image shows ...
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Can Reverse Flash time travel?

In the 1st season of The Flash we see that Thawne is faster than Flash. Then why did he need Barry to time travel to his to open the portal, why didn't he run fast?
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How is Flash able to communicate with his team? [duplicate]

In The Flash, Flash is running at speeds greater than the speed of sound. Then how is he able to communicate live with his team (Cisco, Caitlin) while running? Since he is moving faster than sound it ...
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Why doesn't anyone find out the masked man's identity in The Flash

As far as we know, no one (except Zoom) knows the identity of the masked man, even if many characters spent time in the prison with him. He can't talk, agreed. Yet he can hear and see, and can make ...
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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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Different Wally West? [closed]

I read in this article that Wally West is the 3rd Flash. I also read that his father is named Rudolph. This got me confused. As someone who has never read The Flash, is this some different Wally West? ...
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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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Why doesn't the Flash have lightning fast reactions?

This has bothered me for a while now in The Flash. Barry can run faster than anyone or anything and while running, he almost never bumps into anything. You would assume you need a super fast reaction ...
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Why did Flash completely avoid mentioning Supergirl?

In Flash S02E18 "Versus Zoom", Flash accidentally passes through a blue portal during his speed test and after his return he asks how much time has passed. It's surely a nod to the crossover episode, ...
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What is the device Barry (The Flash) has on his chest in the Supergirl crossover? [duplicate]

I watched the crossover between Supergirl and The Flash and as probably all of you also did, noticed a device we hadn't really seen before on Barry's chest. I can only assume it has something to do ...
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Why didn't Non use Superman to do his bidding?

In BvS we see people thinking what a threat Superman is to earth. But in Supergirl's S01E19 we see he falls under Myriad's sway. So why doesn't Non use him to do his bidding? He could have used him ...
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Is the Supergirl/Flash crossover understandable enough without watching the whole first season of Supergirl?

I know everything from Arrowverse but I am not following Supergirl. Only checked it's leaked pilot. Do I need to see the whole Supergirl till the crossover or is the basic knowledge of Supergirl + ...
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Is Supergirl from Earth-1 or Earth-2?

I am a bit confused with the The Flash/Supergirl crossover. I always thought Supergirl was Earth-1, but The Flash rescued her and implied that she was Earth-2. If she is Earth-2 and The Flash has ...
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Did DC officials ever acknowledge the term “Arrowverse” for their canon universe?

Did officials ever confirm or acknowledge the term Arrowverse for their DC shows (consisting of Arrow, The Flash, Vixen and Legends of Tomorrow)? "Arrowverse" and "Flarrow/Flarrowverse" were famous ...
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How does Central City PD jail metahumans?

Part of The Flash is that they tend to kidnap and deny constitutional rights to capture evil Metahumans and keep them in the particle accelerator. That works because of some pseudo science about how ...
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Legends of tomorrow quote, what is it from?

This quote sounds awfully familiar, but I cannot figure out, why. Anyone knows if this is a reference to some other move? Sounds starwarsish ... Rip: "I vowed to save my family, but I'm failing ...
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Why doesn't Rip deal with his own loss instead of going on a complex mission?

Why doesn't Rip just deal with his wife and son's death? I mean it's extremely stupid to just go back in time with a bunch of people you don't know about and have them screw up the past with you. And ...
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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 did Vandal call him by that name and what does it mean or reference?

In Legends of Tomorrow, Vandal Savage called Rip Hunter by the name Why did he nickname him like this? What does it mean? Is it some reference?
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Meaning of Mark Hamill's “I am your father” line from The Flash

As we all know, Mark Hamill was Luke Skywalker in Star Wars. Last year, he also played in a The Flash episode, named Tricksters. Now, in that episode, he tells Alex the famous line I am your father. ...
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What is the main core difference of The Flash, that no other speedsters possesses?

We know that The Flash is a speedster. But I recently learned that only the Flash can open the time portal, while Reverse-Flash & Professor Zoom cannot. If Zoom opened the time portal, it would ...
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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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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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What is the reason for these 10-second gaps?

I've been watching Supergirl for a while now, and something got me wondering. Why are there 10-second gaps between most scenes (not all)? I encountered the same thing years ago with No Ordinary Family,...
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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 ...