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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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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Who are these characters in 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 ...
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What are the different universes mentioned in Crisis on Infinite Earth?

In Supergirl S5E9 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, Earth 38 and ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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More comic book accurate portrayal of Constantine

In Arrowverse Matt Ryan has played the role of demon-hunter and exorcist Constantine while in the movie it was played by Keanu Reeves. Which portrayal of Constantine is closer to the comics character? ...
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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 city is used for cityscape shots in The Flash?

The shows Arrow and The Flash take place in Starling City and nearby(?) Central City. My understanding (assumption) is that both shows are filmed in Vancouver, although each show has city shots ...
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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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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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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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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 ...