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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 (Supergirl exists in a different Earth ( Earth - 38) than Flash but is still canon to the Arrowverse). Constantine does exist on the same earth as Flash and Arrow. ...


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*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 be seen. We don't know (as of pre-S4 finale), but... Assuming this is intended to be significant * there are a couple of likely possibilities... * - Which is ...


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The Majority of the externals and locations for the show are filmed in Portland, Oregon (particularly the cityscapes). The studios in which CW films both The Flash and Arrow are based in Vancouver, and some minor externals are filmed there as well (anything casual and unimpressive; not to sleight Vancouver, at all!). Both shows actually construct their ...


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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-intensive tribute in such a short space of time. Most likely, the episode was written months ago, the scene is a reference to Spider-Man rather than Stan Lee, ...


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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, from the Future. A lot of people probably use it. The Gideon in S.T.A.R. Labs had a different voice than the one on board the Wave Rider. That's because they ...


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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 Force, protecting him like a bomb shelter, keeping him alive and his time line intact. It's what's known as a “timeline remnant”. (Wells-2, Season 2 "Reverse ...


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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's mayoral headquarters and Flash's CCPD building (taken from YouTube) are not the same (notice the windows): Having a quick look through the IMDb crew ...


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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 a speech/dialogue only and don't have much impact of it on Arrow show itself, You might already know S02E8 and S02E09 of Arrow is kind of backdoor pilot of ...


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It doesn't follow a single one. It's both Back to the Future and Terminator and 12 Monkeys, as Cisco explained to Joe, and others. Time travelers are somewhat immune to changes they make themselves. As in Back to the Future, changes to Marty's past won't change his personality as they logically should, nor does it change his memories, but they can threaten ...


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I can't speak to the motivation to the character in the show, but if they follow the motivation of the character from the comics. Barry isn't alive in the future, the year Eobard Thawne is born, but has been immortalized by years of being a hero and the legacy he's left behind (it also helps that he builds a museum to himself) Eobard Thawne (in the comics ...


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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 Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer] Geoff Johns, he said, “We’re trying to cast this Heat Wave character. He’s this hothead, aggressive, unpredictable, ...


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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 pretty much the only real candidate. Barry fears Thawne for a number of reasons: Thawne killed his mother. Thawne has a greater level of experience using ...


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At the end of Season 1's "Revenge of the Rogues" Barry moves back into the West house, both to keep Joe company after Iris moves out and because he says it's getting harder to conceal his comings and goings as the Flash from the neighbors at his apartment.


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First, from a story telling point of view, if he did, he could never be beat. Same reason he doesn't just run in at supersonic and knock everyone unconscious every episode. Otherwise, the show and the comics are both fairly consistent in that a Speedster, someone connected to the Speed-Force, behaves differently in motion then at rest. They have to actively ...


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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 boyfriend. This is a reference to the iconic Superman phrase, referencing Brandon Routh's former title role as Superman in the 2006 film adaptation Superman ...


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I answered a similar question on the sister site, but the really short answer is "The Speed Force" makes everything OK. Because it transcends time itself, a lot of "plot holes" in the story can be explained away as Barry being special because he can access the Speed Force. (The same is true of the comics, for what it's worth.) The longer answer is: there ...


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Eobard Thawne explains his existence in Legends Season 2 Episode 10 "The Legion of Doom" Spoiler-free plot-point from that episode. Thawne: My ancestor [Eddie Thawne] killed himself in an effort to erase my very existence. Darhk: Well, you look pretty spry despite it. Thawne: The Flash pulled me from the timeline. He held me captive for months. ...


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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 episodes" to see their air dates. However, it's pretty easy this year to binge watch them. So far the only crossover point has been the big four-part crossover, ...


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It is a reference to something else. As of the time the question was asked, this has not been revealed to the audience on the show. The gibberish Barry was speaking and writing when he first emerged from the Speed Force wasn't actually gibberish. Many of the details of things he said/drew have come up later, and according to Grant Gustin, everything Barry ...


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Yes but we don't know what it is yet. "There's a specific reason we designed the costume the way we did," executive producer Todd Helbing says. "There's a specific reason for the jacket." Helbing also notes that the choice to make her lightning purple followed along the same lines as the jacket, but it's something we'll have to wait for answers on. At ...


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No They are two different places. Indeed, the Flash is sometimes shown travelling betwen them. Star City (previously called Starling City) is the home of the Green Arrow. Central City is, and always has been the origin city of The Flash in the TV Show and the DC Comics


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Mark Hamill was picked for the role of the Trickster, because he previously played the Trickster, In the original Flash 1990 CBS Live Action Series. He also voiced the role of the Trickster, in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited cartoons (Along side Wally West, the better Flash). He has also had an extensive career as the voice of the Joker, another ...


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In addition to Andrew Martin's answer: The set used for the appartment of John Diggle (Arrow) is the same as that of Patty Spivot (Flash) Diggle's appartment Patty's appartment


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The following episode, s01e14 "Fallout" shows that Ronnie and Stein survived thanks to the gadget of the week that was added to their chest. The device that was created using the Tachyon device that Wells had tried so hard to con from the other science laboratory. The episode concludes with Stein and Ronnie, now stable as Firestorm, leaving for another ...


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This might be a nursery rhyme called Patience by Anna Maria Pratt. Pratt was a teacher for several years in Cleveland, Ohio. Her focus was on children's literature, and she published Little Rhymes for Little People in 1896. Patience If a string is in a knot, Patience will untie it. Patience can do many things— Did you ever try it? ...


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Eobard Thawne chooses to vibrate for exactly the reasons you just said: to look scary and ominous. Additionally, he also does it in order to mask his identity- which Barry himself also does when he talks to Iris in his alter-ego. The red eyes also are just for show, and are there only just to make him look scary. His suit actually has red lights near his ...


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Major Spoilers... Barry Allen IS the fastest man (or meta-human) alive. He falsely claims so in the beginning, not knowing there are faster characters in the show later on. He has to train as hard as he can to increase speeds to match enemies and juggle life. Now, let's talk about Zoom, Savitar and the Kid Flash. Zoom (Jay Garrick's alter ego) is from ...


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Why is that? Is that any kind of tradition? Sort of. There is an old tradition, not commonly observed anymore where new fathers pass cigars out to their friends in celebration of the birth of a new child. This was primarily done with the birth of new sons, and almost always after the birth, not the announcement of the pregnancy. Reference.com explains a ...


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It's matter of "tone" The character names may be the same but their stories and characterization will be different. The same is true of the previous Superman (Reeve, Routh etc. vs. Cavill) and Batman (many actors/directors) movies. Zack Snyder explained why they didn't use Grant Gustin... "I just don't think it was a good fit,” he told the New York ...


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