Questions tagged [arrowverse]

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How did Lex Luthor know what Barry Allen and others called themselves in DCEU?

It is mostly common knowledge that Barry Allen has never been called by `The Flash' in BvS. However, when Bruce Wayne explores the META_HUMAN files of Lex Luthor, he comes across videos of these four ...
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Which character in the Arrowverse has been killed the most times?

There's a running joke among fans of Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow about how many times Sara Lance dies, but is she actually the character with the most deaths? For purposes of this question, I'm ...
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What episode or season does Oliver tell someone to “Go to hell” and then the person fires back “Can’t. Already here”

I was just thinking about Oliver telling people to go to hell but someone says they are already there. Who is it?
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In the Swan Thong episode of Legends of Tomorrow, who were all those Hall of Villain members that were not named specifically?

In the season finale episode for Season 5 of Legends of Tomorrow, several villains from Hell were recalled to fight the heroes. Who were the ones that weren't named? The ones that were named were ...
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Is Alex Danvers' superhero suit intended to represent a comic book hero?

In the fifth season of Supergirl, Alex Danvers leaves her position as the head of the D.E.O. and takes up vigilantism. Towards the end of the season, she is given a superhero outfit by Martian ...
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Why were there other stable metahumans?

Near the end of the third season of Black Lightning, Lynn hypothesizes that all the stable metahumans descend from a subject zero, This would explain why the Pierces are stable, but none of the other ...
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How did the Earth survive Overgirl's supernova?

In the Arrowverse cross-over event Crisis on Earth-X, when Overgirl went supernova she was dangerously close to the Earth. A supernova at that point could obliterate ...
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What is this creature/character and what are its powers?

In Legends of Tomorrow season 5 episode 5 titled 'The Mortal Khanbat', Constantine calls a mysterious creature to heal him from lung cancer. What is this creature (character) and what are the powers ...
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What is the advantage of Justice League Flash suit over the TV series suit?

In the Crisis on Infinite Earths of CW Arrowverse, the DCEU Flash meets the Flash of Arrowverse and they have fun banter. They discuss about their respective costumes. I want to know, what are the ...
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Is there official confirmation that Crisis on Infinite Earths affected DCEU?

As it is well know in the arrowverse Crisis on Infinite Earths: Has there been any official or unofficial comments as to whether this will be explicitly acknowledged to justify any creative changes ...
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What is a metahuman?

While doing a rewatch of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, I watched Season 3: Episode 3, titled “Zari.” In the episode, the Legends travel to a future where ARGUS has outlawed metahumans. After being ...
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How did this character exist in the new universe created in Crisis?

In the final part of "Crisis on Infinite Earths", in the beginning of the episode, when Barry and Kara first found out that when the guy asked for an autograph, he mentioned that Barry and Kara were ...
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Is the Smallville universe seen in the CW “Crisis” crossover an alternate reality from the Smallville universe we know?

I understand that many people consider the Smallville world the heroes in CW Crisis crossover event to be a "true end" to the series... but there is a lot of evidence against that. Smallville ended ...
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Where does Elsewords fit in the Batwoman timeline?

Generally the Arrowverse shows take place in roughly airdate order, but that doesn't make sense for Batwoman and I'm having trouble placing it. In "Elseworlds", Batwoman has a red wig and full bat ...
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Who are the daughters of Superman?

In Batwoman S01E09 aka "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two", we see old Clark Kent (From Smallville) without powers talking to Lois about daughters. Who are these daughters? I only know about one ...
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Who is in The Flash's prison?

In The Flash TV series the basement of Star Labs is used as an off-the-books black site prison. No trial, no appeals, no windows, just a bare cell with transparent door. Who is in the this prison? ...
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In Arrow, how did Oliver Queen leave Prison?

In the sixth season of Arrow, Oliver Queen was in prison. Laurel Lance found a way of getting him out by way of a loophole, what was the loophole that enabled Oliver to walk free?
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In Supergirl, does Alex have telekinesis?

In The CW network's Supergirl TV series, Season 4 Episode 17 is entitle "All About Eve" and originally aired 2019-03-31. In an action scene about two thirds of the way through, it appeared to me that ...
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What shows/episodes are related to the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover?

It was announced at the end of the 2018 crossover that this year's annual crossover of the Arrowverse would be Crisis on Infinite Earths This crossover will go beyond the usual habit of ...
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Is Jamillah Olsen on “Black Lightning” a reference to Jimmy Olsen?

In the season three premiere of Black Lightning, the audience is introduced to the character of Jamillah Olsen, a journalist investigating the goings-on of Freeland. I may be grasping at straws here, ...
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Which comic series are the Arrowverse TV shows most inspired by?

I'm a big fan of the current DC Arrowverse television shows (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, and soon Batwoman). Every comic book series is going to have some ...
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Is the story arc on “Supergirl” season 4 influenced by current political issues?

Given some of the stuff going on, specially regarding immigration, has there been any comments by producers, writers or actors linking the show to the current political issues? Reason I ask is while ...
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How/When did Lex Luthor find out Supergirl's secret identity?

My question is based on the characters form the CW show Supergirl only. In Season 4: Episode 16 "The House of L", Lex Luthor is revealed to be behind the training and control of The Red Daughter (...
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Did Emiko have a hand in the Queen's Gambit sinking?

A recent episode of Arrow ended with a flashback- Emiko is watching the news as it reports the yacht Queen's Gambit lost in a storm; shortly afterward she is seen burning some paper blueprints of the ...
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How does Godspeed have white lightning without Philosopher's Stone?

The 18th episode of season 5 of The Flash TV show is entitled "Godspeed" and Godspeed (aka August Heart) is in that episode. He has white lightning, just like Savitar, but he is not invisible for ...
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How is this character alive in season 5 of “The Flash”?

In season 5 episode 8 we discover that: So how is he alive? Did I miss something?
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What was the utility of Shelley Island?

On Supergirl, Shelley Island shows up in the fourth season. Per the Wiki article: It was converted into an interplanetary port of entry by President Marsdin for alien immigrants, but was shut ...
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Does Lena suspect Supergirl's identity?

Whether through the power of expectations or yet-unmentioned "super-hypnosis", people don't recognize Kara as Supergirl. However, clearly people can guess her secret identity, because Cat Grant ...
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Do older timelines erase or stay parallelly?

I want to know if timelines erase. Let’s put as an example when Barry creates Flashpoint after kissing Iris, did the timeline with Iris disappear, or did he create Flashpoint but the other remained ...
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What rights do prisoners of the DEO have?

The DEO is a major protagonist faction on Supergirl. Over the course of the show, the DEO has detained many people from various groups, seemingly with little indication of what rights, if any, their ...
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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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Did Barry Allen and Felicity Smoak have a past relationship?

In Part 2 of Elseworlds, when Felicity finds out that Barry and Oliver have switched bodies, she says "it's not every day you find out your husband is your ex and vice-versa." This implies that Barry ...
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Where is Starling City? [duplicate]

In S2 E13 of the Arrow, Felicity pulls up an image of a car that was used in the robbery of snake venom from a zoo. The car's license plate read "KAZ 547". She states that the car is a rental and ...
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Was Danny 'Brick' Brickwell from Arrow created for the T.V. series or the comics?

I purchased a DC Comics Encyclopedia recently and it doesn't have Danny Brickwell in it. Was the character created for the television series or was he first introduced in the comics and omitted from ...
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Why did Barry in Flashpoint (s3e1) release his captive?

Barry was going to accept losing his memories about the original timeline, but he changed his decision when the Kid Flash was injured and then released Thawne. Why wasn't his mom's life more important ...
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Understanding the timeline of The Flash Season 1

I have lots of questions with The Flash Season 1. Can someone please help me understand the timeline of the first season? This is what I understood. This might be totally wrong. Eobard Thawne ...
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Does DeVoe's effigies power affect corpses?

When we see a fully powered DeVoe attack an A.R.G.U.S. center in the Flash, we see him reanimate a few downed agents. These agents make sounds like zombie, and the way they were reanimated was ...
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Why were the liquids floating in the first episode of The Flash?

In this episode the liquids in Barry's lab begin to float before he is struck, but I thought this only happened when a speedster time travels or there are tachyons present. Given the above why are ...
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Why was the eclipse so harmful?

When it almost instantly begins to weaken Supergirl. Why did the eclipse begin to weaken her so fast? And why did it remove her powers when it was complete? After all, though Supergirl needs solar ...
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Has the Atom ever gone atomic?

In the DC universe, the character of the Atom (at least in his later instances) has the ability to shrink and grow, similar to Marvel's Ant-Man. In the MCU film Ant-Man, the titular character shrinks ...
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Supergirl (CW): Searching episode with POV view of Kryptons destruction

I've watched a Supergirl episode on TV some time ago and there was a scene where Supergirl remembers flying away from her home planet Krypton (destruction). It was shot from her point of view (POV), ...
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What happened to Arrowverse Chas Chandler (Constantine's friend)?

We've seen Constantine coming back as an active Arrowverse character in recent episodes of Legends of Tomorrow (starting from S3E10). Do we know what happened to Chas, his resuscitating friend from ...
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How can The Flash carry multiple people at once?

In season 3 in the episode with the gorilla city I'm pretty sure The Flash carries a whole bunch of people at once. We see one bundle of red flashes flowing though the forest and at the end suddenly ...
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What and how do people (and The Flash himself) experience while in his speed aura?

The problem when The Flash carries other people with super-speed or handles some items without breaking, crushing, disintegrating them (because of his super speed) and the problem that he should cause ...
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What happened to reverse flash after undoing flashpoint?

In the original timeline, after reverse flash did his killing business he was stuck in the past. He develops his 20 year master plan to return to his future, impersonating some one and manipulating ...
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How can changes to the timeline affect just one universe?

In season 3, a short dialog between Harry and Barry (Harry notices the changes to the timeline because he just came from another universe, that was not affected) establishes that changes to a timeline ...
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What were Felicity and Ray saying about Supergirl?

In the crossover of Legends, Flash, Arrow and Supergirl, near the end there is a conversation that bewildered me between Felicity and Ray. Felicity looks at Supergirl and says something like "It's ...
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Can we establish how fast the Flash is moving in “Enter Flashtime”?

In the Season 4 Episode 15 Barry very likely "runs" the fastest so far in the TV series. Basically half the episode plays while a While Barry doesn't move as far as calculated here, he moves half the ...
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What are the different countries whose magical heritage is shown in “Constantine”?

In the TV series Constantine, the titular character uses the magic of different religions and regions. Many different types of magic are used as given here. Many ancient artifacts are used like sinew ...
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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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