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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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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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How was Sara John Diggle's gender changed in the alternate timeline?

In s03e01 of The Flash, Barry has created an alternate timeline wherein he is happily living with his parents. When he returns back to the original timeline (one in which his mother is dead), he ...
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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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When did Black Canary get her “Canary Cry”? [closed]

In which episode of the Arrow does the Black Canary get her "cry"? Or was it a Flash episode? I seemed to have missed this one.
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Why is Thea Queen nicknamed “Speedy” instead of Roy Harper?

Traditionally (in the comics), Roy Harper is the superhero (and sidekick/partner of the Green Arrow) known as Speedy; before assuming the alternative identity, Arsenal, and eventually, the Red Arrow. ...
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Why doesn't Prometheus kill Curtis?

In the Mid-Season finale of Arrow, Prometheus hurts Curtis Hall. Why doesn't he kill him? If he wants to get revenge on Oliver, wouldn't killing Curtis be really effective.
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Why does the team not know who the Reverse-Flash is?

I recently watched the latest Episode of Legends of Tomorrow (S02E08). It just bugs me but why didn't the team know who Eobard Thawne is? Couldn't they just ask Barry about the Speedster on the ...
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Why did they replace Ronnie Raymond as Firestorm?

After doing a little reading, it seems that Ronnie Raymond and Martin Stein are the primary duo for Firestorm in the comics and most other media. It seems odd to me, then, that they would decide to ...
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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 did Arrow, unlike the other shows of the Arrowverse, pick a combination of its own individual logos in the Invasion crossover story arc?

In the Arrowverse Invasion aka Heroes Vs. Aliens Crossover every show had a different title card than their usual ones (except for Supergirl which was not even part of the Invasion storyline). Flash ...
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Why didn't the Dominators take up Mick Rory, a non-metahuman, while taking up the Team Arrow?

In The Flash, s3e8 named Invasion!, it was shown at the end of the episode that the Dominators abducted the Team Arrow with the purpose of gathering information from their minds about metahumans, ...
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How did Cisco mess up the timeline by saving the Dominator from Agent Smith back in 1951?

In Legends of Tomorrow, s2e7, named Invasion! after vibing to the spaceship of the Dominators and talking with one of them, Cisco somewhat lamented in the following conversation with Nate: What if, ...
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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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Did Dr. Stein sing so well because of the ingestible translator he was using to speak German?

In DC’s Legends of Tomorrow episode 2x02 “Justice Society of America”, Dr. Martin Stein impersonated singer Max Lorenz to get into a Nazi club. While there, a Nazi army official said that he didn’t ...
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Why is Eobard Thawne in Legends of Tomorrow?

Why is Eobard Thawne alive? As we see in season 1 of The Flash, Eddie Thawne shoots himself in the season finale and we see Eobard get erased from existence. However in Legends of Tomorrow (Season 2) ...
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What happened to all the Barrys in the scene where his mom died?

Throughout The Flash we have seen that during the moment Barry's mother dies there is one Barry that is fighting with Thawne (Barry 1) and saves the kid Barry (Barry Prime). Then in one of the seasons ...
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Who is supergirl waving at season 2 episode 6

At season 2 episode 6 ("Changing") Kara is training with Mon-El. At one moment she is in the air and waving at someone. Was she waving at the people who control the wires to lower her down or is it ...
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Who is Randolph Morgan that HR mentioned while using his face?

In The Flash, s3 e6, named Shade, HR aka the Harrison Wells from Earth 19 took up a new face with his Earth's light refraction technology and mentioned that it was of "Randolph Morgan". He mentioned ...
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What is the Carlin Award that the younger Martin Stein asked about?

In Legends of Tomorrow episode 2x04 "Compromised", Martin Stein tells his younger self that despite all the awards he's won, his wife is the most important part of his life. His younger self briefly ...
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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 this vigalante hired by Tobias Church in Arrow S05E05?

In Arrow S05E05, Tobias Church hires a vigilante to kill Green Arrow. He even attempted the deed: But who is this vigilante, is he some straight from the comic book character like Human Target or ...
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What exactly happened to Ronnie in The Flash?

So I finished watching the first season of The Flash on Netflix and recently started watching the second season. And of course, in all the chaos and world-saving that was going on in the first season'...
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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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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 of ...
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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?