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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why Does the Reverse Flash Vibrate?

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 ...
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Why does Iris West have purple lightning?

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 ...
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When do Ronnie and Stein split apart in The Flash?

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 ...
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Why doesn't the Flash have lightning fast reactions?

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 ...
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What happened to the child Barry Allen in The Flash S3 Premiere?

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 ...
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Why is Eobard Thawne in Legends of Tomorrow?

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 ...
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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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Why is this house bitchin?

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 ...
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Are Star City and Central City the same city?

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 ...
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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 "Patience will untie it" rhyme a reference to something?

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 ...
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Is the Flash really the "Fastest man alive"?

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 ...
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Significance of Joe giving cigars to the team in Flash S04E04

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 ...
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Why the difference between the Flash from TV and Movie?

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) ...
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Why doesn't anyone find out the masked man's identity in The Flash

As far as we know, there have not been very many other people held captive in that room with the masked man that could figure it out. (It appears that the people in the Arrowverse have yet to realize ...
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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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How does Central City PD jail metahumans?

Per the Wikipedia entry regarding the prison, specifically the Arrow-verse version: Iron Heights was initially incapable of housing metahumans, as described by S.T.A.R. Labs founder Dr. Harrison ...
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How is the voice not distorted when Barry is running at super-speeds?

A few things. Most of the time, even at supersonic speeds, Barry is talking at a normal pace. There are very few times Barry talks really fast (the one time with Iris in his police lab). In the comics ...
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Why were no metas created after the particle accelerator exposition in Flash S04E03?

Because no dark matter got released this time. The particle accelerator doesn't make meta humans; dark matter does. From the first episode: You can see red waves of energy which were responsible for ...
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