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For questions about the TV show "Arrow", based upon the Green Arrow comic character, updated to a modern setting. Always use in conjunction with the [dc] and [arrowverse] tags.

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In what order should I watch Flash and Arrow TV Shows?

The two TV shows Arrow and The Flash cross over (or so I'm told). I've only been watching Arrow so far, and Barry Allen has just turned up. Do I need to start watching Flash episodes? What order do ...
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How does Oliver Queen fund his “extra-curricular activities”?

I understand that, in seasons 1 and 2, Oliver had the resources of his crazy-rich family and Queen Consolidated. However, as of season 3: The only member of his entourage who seems to have a full-...
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How does Oliver know he's grabbing the right arrow?

In an early episode, Oliver is said to be carrying a loadout of 24 arrows. Beyond the standard arrow, we've also seen (not inclusive, just off the top of my head): Computer hacking arrows Bug/...
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Is Oliver Purposely Referring to Bruce Wayne or Just Coincidence?

Recently I decided to start watching the TV show Arrow, and recently made it to episode 5. While watching, he looks at his friend-turned-partner Digs, and says "You know us billionaire vigilantes--we ...
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Where is Starling City located?

From the fact that the Lian Yu is somewhere in the Pacific, we can assume that the Queen's Gambit left from the west coast of the United States. While it is never specified, it is heavily implied ...
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Is Supergirl part of the same universe as The Flash and Arrow?

The upcoming Supergirl TV series is developed by Greg Berlanti, who also developed both Arrow and The Flash. The three shows also share many other crew members. Will Supergirl be set in the same ...
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Does Ray Palmer from Arrow become Atom?

I remember from a few episodes ago that Palmer is semi-attached to Atom. Are there plans to branch another superhero from Arrow like they did for Flash?
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Why doesn't Team Arrow use codenames?

There have been a number of times in Arrow that the team's communications have been compromised - both by foes and allies. Given that nothing is entirely secure, and the fact that Oliver goes to ...
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In Arrow, is John Diggle's name a reference to Andy Diggle?

Has it been confirmed either way if the character John Diggle's surname is a reference to Andy Diggle who wrote the Green Arrow Year One mini series?
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Dr. Wells and Mirakuru in The Flash and Arrow Universe

I have just recently finished season 2 of the CW series Arrow. During the events, at some point of the season, team Arrow resort to STAR labs to generate the cure for Mirakuru (Japanese pronunciation ...
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Is Oliver’s costume in the TV show Arrow armored?

Is the costume that Oliver Queen wears in the TV show Arrow armored? If so, what material is the armor? To be clear, this question is about the costume that the character Oliver Queen wears, not ...
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How are the Vixens related?

In the CW Seed show Vixen, we meet Mari Mcabe, aka: Vixen. She uses a magical totem to channel the abilities of animals. The totem was found in Africa within Mari's lifetime. She later shows up in ...
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How did Green Arrow manage to make that arrow in the Crisis on Earth-X crossover?

When Oliver, Barry of Earth-1 and Supergirl of Earth-38 (the heroes of their respective shows) face off against their evil counterparts from Earth-X Overgirl scoffs at the ridiculousness of Oliver ...
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Why does Thea forget who the Arrow is in season 3?

In season 3, episode 13, Thea finally learns that her brother, Oliver Queen is the Arrow. But I thought that Thea already found out who the Arrow is at the end of season 2. At one of the end episodes ...
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Do I need to watch Arrow before I watch The Flash?

This question provides a list of The Flash and Arrow episodes and the way that they crossover from time to time, and mostly seems to be concerned with the order in which to watch Arrow and The Flash. ...
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What is the correct pronunciation of “Ra's Al Ghul”?

Across the four screen/game adaptations I'm familiar with, I've heard the name "Ra's" pronounced as "Raz", "Rah-z" and "Ray-sh" - often times, differing even within the same work. Is there an ...
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How could nobody recognize Oliver Queen as Arrow

This question might have been asked before; I searched, but came up empty. Also note that this question is about the TV series Arrow, not the comics. I am seeking an explanation of why none of the ...
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Are there any female characters in Arrow whom Oliver Queen didn't have a relationship with?

In CW's Arrow, Oliver Queen has been in a relationship with practically every female character at some point or another. The only female characters I can think of whom he was never in a relationship ...
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Why do people choose to stay in Starling City/Star City?

Starling City in Arrow hasn't had a very good track record over the last couple of years (spoilers from the show): A pretty poor economy overall Open conflict between multiple gangs A wide-spread ...
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In between which episodes of Arrow did this episode of Flash happen?

The Flash S1E18, All-Star Team Up has Ray and Felicity from Arrow show up in Central City. However, there were some oddities in their relationship that don't jive with their current state over in ...
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When did Barry Allen meet Felicity Smoak for the first time?

I should start by telling I probably started the both series 'The Flash' and 'The Arrow' in the wrong order. I first watched 'The Flash' season , after that I started watching 'The Arrow' because I ...
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Where is Nanda Parbat meant to be?

Many significant events in the TV series Arrow have taken place in Nanda Parbat, the home of the League of Assassins. My question is, according to the DC comics, where is Nanda Parbat meant to be ...
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What does Oliver Queen say in Russian?

In Arrow Season 2, Episode 6 "Keep Your Enemies Closer", Oliver Queen visits a Russian prison to bust someone out of it. There, he says something presumably intimidating in Russian, and which makes ...
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How did Susan make the connection to Oliver Queen being the Green Arrow but not the Hood/Arrow?

In season 5 episode 12 (Bratva), Susan's contact provides a dossier on Oliver's time in Russia, showing he was in the Bratva and additionally took up a guise similar to that of the Green Arrow. She ...
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What is the Herb used by Oliver Queen

In the Arrow TV Series, Oliver Queen uses a "magic" herb from the island for instantaneous healing on many occasions. He also used it as a life saving alternative when Diggle was shot. What ...
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Do the writers of Arrow have more than a five year plan?

So far, each season of Arrow has corresponded to roughly one year of time during Oliver's time away from Starling City, each five years previous to the "current" year. Given the current pattern, ...
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Deathstroke's Gear

I need to ask about deathstroke's gear. I wanna know all about Deathstroke's gear specifically this thing: I specifically wanna know are the things circled. i hope you guys can help. Thank You In ...
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How can this fall in Arrow plausibly be survived?

SPOILER ALERT!!! Ok, so there is a saying in the cold-injuries field, "you aren't dead until you’re warm and dead". But I mean, come on. How do they really expect us to believe that Forget for a ...
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How did Quentin and Laurel Lance know Sara died?

When the Queen's Gambit went down at sea, Oliver Queen, Robert Queen, and Sara Lance (plus, whatever crew there was) were all presumed dead. Moira obviously knew that Oliver and Robert were on the ...
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How was the Arrow able to help the Flash?

In episode 22 of The Flash, we see However, the Arrow is currently How was he able to travel to Central City and help the Flash?
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What are the papers Ray had Felicity sign in the penultimate episode of Season 3 and why?

In episode S3E22, Ray has Felicity sign some "corporate stuff" while talking to her. You'd expect her to actually read the document prior to signing it, since the last time someone of Team Arrow was ...
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Who was the man in the cave, Oliver left behind?

In Season 1 Episode 15 of Arrow, Oliver Queen is having a flashback where he sees someone who claims to be a student...He leaves him, though it is heavily implied that he's trap. Is this person's ...
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How does Malcolm Merlyn fake death?

At the end of season 1, Oliver Queen the Arrow has apparently killed Malcolm Merlyn by driving his arrow into Merlyn's chest: Oliver managed to stab Malcolm through the chest with one of Malcolm'...
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Is Deadshot still alive?

In Arrow in one of the last episodes of season three, Diggle and his wife travel with the Suicide Squad. They are escaping a building and Deadshot says he will hold off any bad guys that attempt to ...
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Is there any connection between Ra's al Ghul from Batman and ArrowVerse?

In Batman Begins, Ra's al Ghul is Bruce's mentor and Batman leaves him to die, we're not sure if he dies. And if he dies he could be brought back with the Lazarus Pit. In the Arrowverse, Merlyn also ...
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Where did the sonic device originate?

In the second season of Arrow, we're introduced to Canary, who wields a technological version of the comic's Black Canary's metahuman ability - the sonic device. But I don't recall hearing where this ...
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Prior to the CW tv series, has Felicity Smoak had any interaction with the Green Arrow?

In the CW tv series Felicity Smoak is one of the core members of Team Arrow and a potential love interest (though it's become quite the mess because of Plot Drama). But from what I can gather she has ...
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Are Thea and Wally's hospital scenes supposed to be the same place? Or did they just reuse sets?

So in the hospital scene of Arrow 6x01, Oliver visits Rene & Thea. The second he walked into the room of Thea it reminded me of the scene in The Flash where Barry was in the Speed Force and saw ...
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What happened to Vigilante?

In season 5 of Arrow, we are introduced to a character known as "Vigilante". He generally seems to be a good guy, attacking gangs, but also clashes with Team Arrow on occasion. As the main plot with ...
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What created the Hawk/Savage cycle?

In the Flash/Arrow crossover Legends of Today/Legends of Yesterday, we're introduced to Vandal Savage, Hawkman (Khufu), and Hawkgirl (Shayera). The three of them are bound in a repeating cycle where ...
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What dead superheroes were on Earth-90?

The Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" crossover begins on Earth-90, the Earth that features the Flash from the '90s television show The Flash as a hero. A multitude of heroes appear to be dead, killed by the ...
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How powerful is League of Assassins armor?

In the season 3 finale, According to Nyssa, he should thank the League armor. I believe all members of the League probably wear the same armor. Is it realistic that an armor can stop bullets but ...
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Why don't the characters in “The Arrow” use these for everyone?

Could please someone explain why Oliver or anybody from the Team Arrow does not consider a Pit as one of the most important things in the world? Coping with criminals is cool for sure, but aging and ...
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When does Arrow S04E19 occur in relation to The Flash?

At the end of Arrow S04E19 we see that So where does this Arrow episode occur in time, in relation to the Flash? Because as of The Flash S02E18's ending we know that So where does this episode of ...
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What computer OS is used in Arrow?

We've all seen the computers of Felicity Smoak and every other similar character with similar environment in Hollywood shows. Is everything going on on the computer screen real software applications ...
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Why no one is able to trace who is the Green Hood through the arrow he uses?

Some disclosure: I am only through half of the first season of The Arrow, so please refrain from posting spoilers (as far as I am concerned) My question is given that the police is so determine in ...
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How did Oliver Queen get his scars?

Has Arrow shown how Oliver Queen got his scars? And is there an up-to-date picture of his scars that displays his new ones (like from Ra's)?
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Is “Speedy” really Thea's code name?

In the final episode of the 3rd season when Oliver says "I think I already told everyone to call you Speedy", I thought he was being a wiseass. Yet in the 4th season I've frequently heard him call her ...
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How did Oliver Queen lose his money?

In the Arrow tv series, sometime around the end of season 2 or beginning of season 3, the Queen family lost its fortune. How, exactly did this happen? What was the series of events that lead to The ...
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Is there any plan to expand Arrow/Flash-Verse to include the rest of the Justice League?

Marvel is currently making a killing with their expansive network of movie tie-ins, which I assume is what prompted the Arrow/Flash tie-ins (behind the scenes). DC is also coming up with Dawn of ...