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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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 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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Are the raised dot plastic wall tiles really Braille?

In Flash, 100th episode, S05E08, What's Past is Prologe, there are several shots of Barry and Nora Allen/Flash and Excess in a small room. The walls appear to be plastic tiles with a series of random ...
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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 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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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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Tribute to Stan Lee in The Flash?

In the latest episode of The Flash, All Doll'd Up, we see Ralph aka Elongated Man swinging over buildings, throwing arms around like Spider Man does his web, while carrying Iris on his back. Just ...
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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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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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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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What happened to Gideon after Season 4 in The Flash?

In Season 4 of The Flash The Thinker infects Gideon with a virus and she goes out of control. What happens to her after that?
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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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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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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 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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Are the Cities In the DC Universe Allegorical?

Are the cities in DC Comics films and TV series allegorical in nature? For example: Is Gotham City considered to be an allegory of New York City/Brooklyn Central City the allegorical Kansas City/...
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Are Star City and Central City the same city?

There is Star City and Starling City but I've heard the Flash's home referred to as Central City and I know it shouldn't be this confusing but it is. Are Star City and Central City the same city?
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How did Barry keep up with his special diet in jail?

In one of the earlier seasons its apparent that Barry need an insane amount of calories to run so how does he keep up with this while he's in jail?
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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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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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Why didn't Devoe take Barry's power?

In Flash season 4 episode 18 (Lose Yourself) Devoe attack star labs and take the powers of all bus metas. He even takes away the power of Killer Frost. He could easily take the power away from Barry ...
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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 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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Why does the Flash's speed not affect people or objects?

In the first season, we see in the opening credits, that when Flash runs, the glass of cars is affected by the Flash's speed. But neither in the any season nor in any other series where the Flash ...
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Why does Iris West have purple lightning?

In the recent episode of Flash, Iris briefly became a speedster thanks to some switcheroo between Flash and Iris. Flash usually has the colors Red and Yellow. But Iris had different colors in her. ...
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Why did Caitlin not fight Pyro the fire meta?

In Flash S4E16 there was a meta "Pyro" who created a Fire Tornado at the end of the episode. Why did Caitlin Snow not fight with the metahuman because she is basically Killer Frost and she has the ...
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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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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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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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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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Why were no metas created after the particle accelerator exposition in Flash S04E03?

I was watching The Flash Season 04. I watched Episode 03 - "Luck Be a Lady". In that in the end, Becky's powers expand out of control, reactivating the particle accelerator, which Harry deliberately ...
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Flash S1 ep15 how does Flash return to his original timeline? Is it even possible? [duplicate]

It is said: “The Flash” teased fans with Iris finding out that her best friend is the Scarlet Speedster in the erased timeline. So does it mean that the original timeline is erased? Can the Flash ...
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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 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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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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What is the correct watch order of Arrowverse in 2017?

I'm trying to keep up with four shows in the Arrowverse: Supergirl, The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and Arrow. In past years, the air dates of Supergirl were a month or so after all the other ...
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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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Why did Joe give cigars to Team Flash? [duplicate]

In The Flash 4x04 “Elongated Journey Into Night”, there is a scene in the final act when Joe arrives at Star Labs and shows a box of cigars to Team Flash, handing them out to everyone. The scene is ...
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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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Significance of Joe giving cigars to the team in Flash S04E04

In Flash Season 4 Episode 3 Elongated Journey Into Night, at the end of the episode Joe tells Flash that Cecile is pregnant. And in next scene everyone is happy and Joe giving them Cigars. Why is ...
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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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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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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, ...