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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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What city is used for cityscape shots in The Flash?

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, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Age difference between Barry Allen and Eobard Thwane

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 ...
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Why wasn't the timeline affected any further from the events in the season 1 finale?

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. ...
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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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Meaning of Mark Hamill's "I am your father" line from The Flash

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 ...
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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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Where does Barry Allen live?

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 ...
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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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With whom is Felicity Smoak in love, exactly?

With Oliver, whose rejection was the reason she sought love elsewhere. Well, first of all, it is not that unusual for people to be in love with more than one person in their life. In addition to that,...
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Do "Arrow" and "The Flash" share sets?

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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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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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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