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Why did the Constantine TV show go out of its way to never show the titular character smoking?

In the following article from Entertainment Weekly 'Constantine' team on why NBC character isn't bisexual, smoking cigarettes, the producers claim they could not glorify the character’s smoking due to ...
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Can time really slow down due to earth revolution?

If Supergirl and I travel around the globe in opposite directions at just over mach 7, we should be able to create enough centrifugal force to slow the Earth's rotation. Is it really possible to do ...
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Why did the Constantine TV show go out of its way to never show the titular character smoking?

From Wikipedia: The show remains more faithful to the source material than the 2005 film, although on-screen depiction of Constantine's chain-smoking habit was said to be curtailed because of ...
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Are Barry Allen and Bruce Wayne from different Universes?

You are making so many assumptions here. To make it clear there are two major universes. The Arrowverse, which consists of the TV shows Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Vixen and Supergirl (...
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Who was this awkwardly excited girl at the wedding in Supergirl S03E08?

*Season 4 Finale Update The girl has revealed herself to be Nora West-Allen, the daughter of Barry & Iris although whether she follows the same story-line history as the comic version remains to ...
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Why didn't Zoom killing his time remnant affect his present self?

Timeline Remnant Speedsters have some immunity to changes in time. As we are told multiple times, only they will remember the changes in time that they make. "It's possible Eobard was in the Speed ...
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Tribute to Stan Lee in The Flash?

I'm going to go out on a limb and say no. Stan Lee died on 12 November, and the episode premiered in the US on 13 November. There is no way they could possibly have rushed out such an indirect, CG-...
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Is there any significance to the Earths' numbers?

Earth 38: Supergirl Might be a nod to the debut of Superman (1938) as mentioned in another answer. Earth 16: Future Oliver The debut episode of future Oliver was in Legends of Tomorrow during first ...
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Is Gideon on The Flash and Gideon on Legends of Tomorrow same?

Gideon is an interactive artificial consciousness. Now, consider this scenario: You have an iPhone. Your friend also has an iPhone. Both of you use Siri on your phones. Think of Gideon as Siri, ...
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Do "Arrow" and "The Flash" share sets?

They do to an extent. They are both filmed in Vancouver and share some of the same sets and production teams. This is apparent with places like the coffee shop: Arrow: The Flash: But Oliver Queen'...
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Which episodes of Flash cross over with Arrow?

Arrow and The Flash are part of same canon called Arrowverse and have crossover almost every year and even more then once sometime: The Flash S01E01: It's Pilot for the Flash show and Arrow came for ...
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More comic book accurate portrayal of Constantine

In general, the Arrowverse interpretation of Constantine is far more closely aligned to the comics than the movie version. Some of the key aspects where the movie diverges: Constantine is from ...
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What are the different universes mentioned in Crisis on Infinite Earth?

Screenrant answered it pretty well: Earth 89: Tim Burton's Batman Movies Tim Burton's Batman films are represented in one quick cameo, which confirmed it as Earth-89. Danny Elfman's familiar Batman ...
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Why did Vandal call him by that name and what does it mean or reference?

As was shown or alluded to in the show, Hunter tries to travel back in time to kill Vandal in ancient Egypt, before he obtained his immortality. Gareeb is evidently Arabic for, "the stranger", so it's ...
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Why doesn't Supergirl enlist Superman's help when all humanity is threatened in the season 1 finale?

When Non first set off his Myriad device, Superman did fly in to help. He was caught in the device's grip and turned into a slave like everyone else. It was hypothesized that being raised by humans ...
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Why did Non ask Lucy Lane not to release the White Martian?

First, why I don't believe they meant J'onn: In S01E17 (Manhunter), Colonel Harper approves his transfer to Project Cadmus, and en route J'onn is freed by Kara and Lucy. As far as we know, Non never ...
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Is the casting of Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell together in "The Flash" intentional?

From comments made by Wentorth Miller to Buzzfeed it looks like he was, at the very least, instrumental in recommending Dominic Purcell: Miller: During my first episode, in a conversation with [DC ...
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What does the number 4587 mean in Legends of Tomorrow Arrowverse

Marc Guggenheim, the creator of Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow answered this on Twitter. @Iloveyoursoul I love the TV show, WISEGUY. 4587 was Vince Terranova's "ident code." Arrow & Legends both ...
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Is Reverse Flash​ more powerful than Flash?

Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, is the archenemy of the Flash. The TV show can never get rid of him entirely for this reason - they need someone who can challenge Barry step for step, and Thawne is ...
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Why does the Supergirl TV series go out of its way to not say "Superman"?

Because they want the show to just be about Kara: “Our prototype is the way the president is seen on Veep,” executive producer Ali Adler tells EW, referring to the HBO drama’s clever way of ...
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How did the Green Arrow's eyes become yellow in the final episode of Arrow season 4?

In Arrow S04E20 aka Genesis, a shaman named Fortuna explains that the idol channels darkness and death but it can be countered by opposing force that channels light and hope but during practice ...
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When did Brandon Routh mention his time as Superman in The Flash?

From this Upon Ray Palmer's arrival Caitlin and Cisco have an exchange when they see something flying in the air. First asking if it's a bird, and then a plane, and Felicity replies that it's her ...
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When did Black Canary get her "Canary Cry"?

The current Black Canary no longer has a "Canary Cry" device; she's a metahuman who can make that sound naturally. The device that Laurel used, called the Canary Cry, was given to her on an episode ...
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In the Supergirl TV series what are known powers/abilities of the Martian Manhunter?

Arrow Wikia, listed it quite well: Green Martian physiology: Like all Green Martians, J'onn possesses several incredible powers. Overall, J'onn is an extremely powerful being with even ...
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Who is Alice referring to when she was talking to Kate?

I believe the quote you are referencing is: "Tell us a story," said the March Hare. "Yes, please do," pled Alice, and so the Dormouse began "Once upon a time, there were 3 ...
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Why is the insignia of House-of-El different in Superman's suit from that in Supergirl's suit?

Plausible reasons: Age difference. Either the symbol is different for children than it is for adults, and Clark has been using the child one because he doesn't know, or because Kara was already a teen/...
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Why is Kara Zor-El called Kara Danvers and not Linda?

In-universe: this is unexplained, but sort of makes sense. Kara Zor-El arrives on Earth as 14 year-old girl. She's a newcomer on a strange planet, and is about to have a hell of a time learning to ...
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