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What did Barry Allen inherit by watching the confession video?

Here's the scene: Lawyer: As you know, Harrison Wells left the property to you as part of his living trust. Barry: Yeah, which I did not ask him to do, but I've been keeping the place up. ...
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What are the rules of time travel in Legends of Tomorrow?

Despite being part of the arrowverse, The Legends of Tomorrow seem to operate under different rules of time travel and what can or can not be changed without massively altering the timeline. Still, ...
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Why didn't Rhea use silver kryptonite on Supergirl?

In the Season 2 finale of Supergirl, Rhea reveals that she used silver kryptonite to turn Superman to her side, making him think that Supergirl was General Zod. Why didn't Rhea just use the silver ...
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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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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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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 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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Roughly how many Martians are there?

In Supergirl, there are White Martians and Green Martians. The majority of White Martians perpetrated a genocide of all but a handful of Green Martians. The only remaining Green Martians, of course, ...
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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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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 ammo does Diggle use?

Just wondering what ammo Diggle uses. I assumed it to be rubber bullets, but rewatching season 3, I see the "Arrow Cave" contains guns. Is Oliver ok with Diggle shooting real bullets to incapacitate ...
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Do these metahumans match up with real comic versions?

At the end of Season 2 Episode 21, Here are a few screenshots: Are these metahumans pulled directly from the comics? Put another way, do they correspond to actual DC comic characters or are they ...
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What is the purpose of the designs on the wall?

On both Earth 1 and Earth 2, there is what appears to be braille writing on the walls of the Time Vault. It seems to have no functional purpose. Why is there braille writing, or whatever the design ...
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Why did the Particle Accelerator in Earth-2 explode when it did?

In the first season we learn that Eobard Thawne - posing as Dr. Harrison Welles - deliberately caused the particle accelerator to go boom to "make" Barry the Flash. We also learned he changed history ...
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What happens to the rest of the League of Assassins?

In the Arrow episode "Sins of the Father", Nyssa tells Oliver, Malcom and Laura she has disbanded the League of Assassins. That sounds all well and good, but now we have a lot of trained killers with ...
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How did he find the wormhole breach?

I've just watched The Flash S2 episode 3 where Snart confronted with his fanatic father; Jay stabilised the breach at S.T.A.R. Labs, Cisco saved Snart's sis & Iris getting back her mom. However, ...
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How did Hartley Rathaway know about Wells being The Reverse Flash?

In The Flash season 1 episode 11 Hartley Rathaway says he knows Wells’ secret (about him being The Reverse Flash): Barry: Looks like you're not as smart as everyone says. Hartley Rathaway: Smart ...
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What were Odell and Maya up to?

In the episode "Painkiller," it is revealed that Odell and his daughter, Maya, have been kidnapping people and using their brainpower to mine cryotocurrency. However, Khalil's crew seems to ...
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Are meta boosters physiologically addictive?

After Lynn creates the meta boosters in the third season, they are used as a metaphor for drug addiction. However, more than that, many characters treat them as an actual drug. Jefferson says that ...
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Why did Astra transform the legends into particular objects?

In the new episode of DC's Legends of Tomorrow S06E05, Astra turns the legends into different objects using magic. These objects include a fork, a candlestick, a cheese slice, a flip phone, and a ...
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Is it a coincidence that Supergirl's original name in the comics was Linda Lee and Red Daughter posed as "Linda lee?"

If you look on the Arrowverse Fandom page Red Daughter, Linda Lee is one of the "codenames" for Red Daughter. You see Red Daughter using the alias "Linda Lee" in episode 4x16 of ...
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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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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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Are there Martians on Arrowverse Earth 1?

In the trailer for the DC superhero shows airing on the CW for 2016 (called the "Superhero Fight Club 2.0"), John Diggle is startled at Hank Henshaw shape-shifting into J'onn J'onzz. His reaction ...
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What is The Atom working on with Green Arrow In the beginning of S01e01 of Legends of Tomorrow

I know they infiltrated Hive, but what was that thing he was in? Do we see this specific piece of plot in The Green Arrow episodes?
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Why didn't the USA attempt to take down the missile heading for Monument/Havenrock?

Doesn't the US military have the world's best nuclear defense capabilities? And even if they didn't, I'm sure that a satellite or two could've been used to detect that Russia had just set off a nuke. ...
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What did Jen do to the Glaze double?

In the final episode of Black Lightning, She lights herself up with radioactive energy and zooms at the doppelganger, and when the energy dissipates, the doppelganger is gone. What did she do to her? ...
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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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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 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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Why does Team Flash always use a certain room for inter-dimensional travel?

In The Flash (2014), the team always uses a certain room at STAR Labs for traveling between Earths, even when they are just using Cisco's powers. However, he is capable of creating inter-dimensional ...
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How did Master Jailer attack Supergirl in Episode 14?

In Season 1 Episode 14, when the detective reveals himself as the Master Jailer, he shoots Alex and then he points some kind of light at Supergirl. Then we see Supergirl waking up in that jail. How ...
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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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When Barry time travels one day in the past, where is the Barry of that timeline?

The title says it all: When Barry time travels one day in the past, where is the Barry of that timeline?