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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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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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Age difference between Barry Allen and Eobard Thwane

The Flash TV.show Spoilers ahead: In the show Wells keeps telling that he is from the future and enemy of the flash. So he traveled back to the past to kill Flash or Barry Allen. But got stuck ...
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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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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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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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Why is this house bitchin?

In The Flash S04E01, Barry started talking in cryptic language but on thing he said looks quite weird was: This house is bitchin Which everyone noticed is not how Barry talks, but this is repeated ...
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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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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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How did Barry speak to Iris when he is moving fast during the trial

In the last episode of Flash S4 E10, The Trial of the Flash. In the court room when Iris tried to tell everyone that Barry is the Flash, he move fast and tell her to not tell anyone. How did Barry ...
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Why Does the Reverse Flash Vibrate?

Question: Why does the Reverse Flash keep vibrating? 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 ...
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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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What triggered Cisco power?

I just started watching The Flash series, currently in season 2. So, Cisco gained his power when season 1 is nearly coming to an end. He somehow also affected by the particle accelerator explosion, ...
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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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Are there any differences between Supergirl's leaked episode and the broadcast one?

Are there any differences between Supergirl's leaked pilot episode and the broadcast one or are they exactly the same? I read a few articles about complaints with the leaked episode and I also didn't ...
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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 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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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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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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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 Kara Zor-El called Kara Danvers and not Linda?

Like the title says, why did the Supergirl producers pick Kara Zor-El to be called Kara Danvers? Isn't she supposed to be Linda Danvers? This answer says: Also, in this very Earth 38, Supergirl ...
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Have the Arrow writers fully planned out Oliver's 5 years away?

I was just bothered about the whole continuity thing, and whether the writers make up Oliver's time away for 5 years as they go along, or if everything has been laid out already. For instance, no way ...
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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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Why the difference between the Flash from TV and Movie?

I was just sitting in my office and wondering over why there's such difference between the Flash character from TV series and Movies? The movies' flash is all kinda kiddish and bit scared when big ...
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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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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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With whom is Felicity Smoak in love, exactly?

We have seen till now that first Felicity Smoak was in love with the Arrow, then there were some romantic moments with Flash, then she fell in love with her boss Ray Palmer, then again at the end of ...
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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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The Philosphers stone in Flash TV series

I just finished The Flash Season 3 and certain things are unclear to me. As far as the TV show goes, I understood that Tracy Bran's Speed force Bazooka didn't work with Savitar because Savitar had 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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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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Explain the abilities/powers of this “The Flash” character

In The Flash S01 Cisco (Paco Ramone in comics) basically acted as genius engineer who can build many cool things to help The Flash. Later, near the end of the season, we saw that he might have gotten ...
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Explanation behind the reappearance of Eobard Thawne during Crisis on Earth X?

Eobard Thawne's sudden appearance surprises me a lot, he dies, and then again reappears. But what's the specific explanation of him showing up during the Crisis on Earth X crossover? I remember him ...
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DC comics in Arrowverse?

In The Flash S04E17 Null and Annoyed, there is a conversation between Ralph and Barry as such: An improv group made up of superheroes? We can take it to Washington. - We'd be the DC Comics. - ...
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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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What happened to the second Barry in Rogue Time?

At the end of Out Of Time, Barry has to run so fast that he accidentally jumps back in time by approximately one day, and becomes the doppelganger he had seen running alongside himself the day before.....
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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 is the meaning of the symbols on the Arrowhead in the season 3 intro?

In the Arrow season 3 starting and ending intro, the Arrowhead got changed from plain to thicker one with symbols embodied on it, as depicted below Is there any deep meaning/symbolism behind those ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What does Oliver's joke in S01E14 about being trapped on an island with his only friend named Wilson mean?

In Arrow episode S01E14 Oliver makes a joke that he was trapped on an island and his only friend was named Wilson. What does this joke mean? People say that it is related to the Tom Hanks movie "Cast ...
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Why does Sin call Roy “Abercombie”?

In the TV show Arrow, why does Sin call Roy "Abercombie"? Is it because the red hoodie he wears is the brand Abercrombie & Fitch? Wikipedia says the actor (Colton Lee Haynes) modeled for the brand,...
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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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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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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 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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Was The Reverse Flash gay?

In S01E011 of The Flash we see flashbacks from "Harrison Wells'" perspective involving a chess game with Hartley Rathaway ("The Pied Piper"). In these flashbacks it is clear that the two have feelings ...