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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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Where do the recaps/flashbacks of Felicity Smoak come from in S01E04?

At the beginning of every episode of The Flash, there are some recap shots. For episode 4, those consist of some shots of Felicity Smoak asking about Barry and being introduced to Iris. Yet I don't ...
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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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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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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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How was Supergirl able to beat up the guards?

As some of us (if not all) know, Kara Zor-El and Mon-El are from close planets (are they?) hence the super powers. In the Supergirl episode where Supergirl breaks into the mother-ship to save Mon-El ...
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How did Deathbolt (Arrow/The Flash) become a meta-human?

On TV Show "Arrow", season 3 episode 18, we were introduced to a new villain Jake Simmons (Deathbolt). After his capture, they did a cross-over scene with "The Flash" with Ray and Cisco talking over ...
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Who held the Anti-Monitor captive in the first place in “Crisis on Infinite Earths”?

I'm basically watching The Flash. I don't watch all the Arrowverse shows. I was watching The Flash S06E09 - "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three". Then, I came to know that it's a five-episode ...
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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 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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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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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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Jay Garrick's helmet timing discrepancy?

In Flash Season 2 - during Jay Garrick Vs Zoom We see that Jay's helmet got sucked into the black hole, (which was opened way after the closure of Speedforce hole ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is the relationship between the Human Target TV series and the Human Target appearing in Arrow season 5?

There was an appearance of Human Target on Arrow to protect the mayor Oliver Queen and there also is a TV series of the same name, are they related to each other? If yes what are the references of the ...
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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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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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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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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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Flash and gene mutation

In the The Flash episode The Nuclear Man, we see Barry and Linda making out, and he vibrates. That brought the question to my mind. If Barry ever decides to have a kid, would it also have super speed ...
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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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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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What sequence of cross overs to follow Flash s04e08 to Flash s04e09? [duplicate]

I was trying to watch s04e08 of The Flash and I realised that the storyline was based on something that began from another CW show. I've seen this before but, it began with The Flash so it was easier ...
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Is Roy based off of a comic book character?

I was looking at IMDb for Arrow, but it only shows the character as Roy. I've also never heard him referred by any code name in the show. Also, I'm not familiar with the Green Arrow comic. Is Roy ...
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What does this line mean in Flash S4E18?

In Flash S04E18, when the Thinker is cuffed by Ralph Dibny using metahuman dampener cuffs, he says: Before you cuff a meta, make sure the light is the right color. He was able to break free from ...
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What did Cisco figure out when he rewatches Reverse Flash trapped in the Force Field?

In Episode 15 of The Flash Season 1, what does Cisco figure out when he rewatches Reverse Flash trapped in the Force Field? How did he come to know something was fishy with Harrison Wells?
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Black Siren hair style change in Arrow Season 6 Episode 10

In S06E10 of Arrow, there were two scenes where black siren was shown and she had entirely different hairstyles. In one scene her hair was short and black whereas in another scene it was long and ...
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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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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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When do Arrow and Flash cross over?

I'm about to watch the last episode of season 2 of Arrow and I want to know when to start up on The Flash, since they aired at the same time. Arrow is 2 seasons ahead of The Flash, correct?
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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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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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Where did Pied Piper go?

During the Flash season 1, Pied Piper, a man who controlled sound waves appeared. On the first episode he deliberately gets captured then escapes. On the second episode he gets beat up but doesn't ...
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What does Werner Zytle mean with his final words in S03E01?

In the Arrow episode "The Calm" (S03E01), the Vertigo legacy of the Count is continued by a new villain, Werner Zytle, who refined it into some "scarecrowesque" fear hallucinogen. When he is captured ...
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Was it Barry's reflection or himself after the time jump?

It's regarding the last episode of Season 1 of 'The Flash' TV series. "Fast Enough" . When Barry aka 'The Flash' was running to the morgue he saw his reflection which he mentioned to Dr Wells aka ...
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Time loop paradox in The Flash

In season 1, episode 15 (Out of Time), we see a time loop in the end. Assuming the timeline when the episode started to be x, in the end, we get to timeline x+1. So, does Barry retain his ...
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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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Why didn't Devoe use this power against the Flash?

During the season 4 finale episode, we saw Devoe using several meta-human abilities like gravity, duplication, telekinesis etc., but why didn't he use the luck ability against Barry (during his escape ...
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How did the Master Jailer attack Supergirl in Episode 14?

In Season 1 Episode 14 of Supergirl, when the detective reveals himself as the Master Jailer, he shoots Alex and then he points some kind of light at Kara. Then we see her waking up in that jail. ...
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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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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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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's wrong with this Supergirl elevator pitch?

I might be wrong about the term, but I'm talking about the thing that goes like this: "When I was a child, my planet Krypton was dying. I was sent to Earth to protect my cousin". Towards the end, she ...
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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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How do the singularity breaches works in The Flash? [closed]

I just saw all 5 currently released episodes of Season 2 from The Flash and got a few questions. Answers to any of my questions will be helpful, some questions might not have been explained but if I ...
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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 ...