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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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What's wrong with this Supergirl elevator pitch?

The actual quote is But in secret, I work with my adoptive sister for the DEO to protect my city from alien life and anyone else that means to cause it harm. I am Supergirl. So she doesn't ...
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What is the correct watch order of Arrowverse in 2017?

The easiest way to make sure you watch everything in order is to watch them by air date. Even if you don't watch them live or DVR'd, you can just use a Google search for "Flash episodes" or Ärrow ...
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Do the showrunners consider Supergirl and Constantine to be part of the Arrowverse?

The way they define the term, no; the way fans define the term, yes. There have been several cases where they producers have used the term "Arrowverse", or have otherwise described the "world" where ...
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What are the different universes mentioned in Crisis on Infinite Earth?

From Crisis: Episode 2 (Batwoman) Earth 74: Legends of Tomorrow have retired and Mick Rory is left inhabiting the Waverider Earth 99: Batman (Kevin Conroy) has retired and can only move thanks to an ...
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Why did Flash completely avoid mentioning Supergirl?

From the word of god himself, executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, god's employer said so: DEADLINE: Even though this is a crossover that occurs mainly on the CBS, are we going to see any reference ...
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Is the Supergirl/Flash crossover understandable enough without watching the whole first season of Supergirl?

Yes. The episode doesn't go into much lore, and the basic premisses are explained to the Audience via explanations to The Flash/Barry. The biggest issues would be: But Callista Flockhart's ...
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Is Supergirl from Earth-1 or Earth-2?

Supergirl happens in one of the various unnumbered parallel universes to The Flash and the Arrow-verse. It is neither Earth-1, where Arrow, The Flash, Vixen, or Legends of Tomorrow occur, nor Earth-2, ...
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Why is Supergirl's earth numbered 38?

The 38 is, apparently, a reference/homage to 1938, the year in which the first Superman comic was published. Wikia - As far as the comics are concerned: Earth 38 is the Earth of the 'local' New ...
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Who is supergirl waving at season 2 episode 6

It does look a lot like she's waving to someone off-camera, possibly the person controlling her flight harness. That would be a bit odd, though, since the shot's clearly not finished, as there's ...
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Who was this awkwardly excited girl at the wedding in Supergirl S03E08?

We now know that she is the daughter of Barry Allen and Iris West-Allen and her name is Nora West-Allen. She is named after her deceased grandmother Nora Allen who was killed by Reverse Flash. She is ...
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Can time really slow down due to earth revolution?

Well, something the size of a human moving at Mach 7 (or 700) would have approximately zero effect on the rotation of the Earth. Stopping the rotation of the Earth would again have approximately zero ...
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Why can't Brainy and Nia Nal be together?

Because Brainy is from the 30th century, and knows his history. He presumably knows exactly who Nia is "supposed" to be with in the timeline in order to eventually continue the line of Dreamer all ...
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Are there any differences between Supergirl's leaked episode and the broadcast one?

If you're asking about significant changes to the plots, characters, etc, then no. The episode that aired on 10/26/2015 was the same episode that originally leaked in the spring of 2015 in every ...
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Why does the Supergirl TV series go out of its way to not say "Superman"?

After the pilot it gets a lot less clunky. In fact, in the changed intro, he's mentioned by name in every episode: something like "you may know his story" was changed to "..and become Superman". And ...
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Why does the Supergirl TV series go out of its way to not say "Superman"?

They are clearly allowed to mention him, since they do so at least once in the pilot, and several more times during the course of the series. They also make sure to work in every one of his usual ...
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Do the showrunners consider Supergirl and Constantine to be part of the Arrowverse?

According to this quote from Andrew Kreisberg the creator of the 4 shows As revealed during The Flash-Supergirl crossover last year, Supergirl hails from a different universe. Are you planning ...
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What is the device Barry (The Flash) has on his chest in the Supergirl crossover?

The Supergirl crossover aired way early, because of the difference in schedules between CBS and the CW. As I understand it, the crossover takes place entirely within a single Flash episode that will ...
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Why didn't Non use Superman to do his bidding?

tl;dr: There is no need. Why would Non need to? He is just as Kryptonian as Clark, what could Superman do for him that he cannot just do himself? Technically, Non could have used him to keep Kara ...
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