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Ideally, you should watch them in the order they aired. That is, if you want to get the most coherent story from both shows, you should watch Arrow up through the end of Season 2, then watch alternate episodes of The Flash Season 1 and Arrow Season 3. There is only one time when the shows seem to be significantly out of sync, and it won't make a whole ton of ...


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It's not a coincidence, but it's not an in-universe reference. It's an "inside joke" of sorts. Stephen Amell has gone on record multiple times as saying that he tries to get the writers to work as many DC references into his show as possible. There are limits to how much they can get away with, because the Batman properties are licensed elsewhere, but they ...


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tl;dr: We don't know where it's located, and apparently, neither do the writers. We have gotten a ton of contradictory information, but based on the information we've seen and heard on screen, it's either near Chicago; or else, its near Seattle, or near San Francisco, or somewhere halfway between the two. Unfortunately, there has never been a definitive ...


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Yes, it appears the former Man of Steel, Brandon Routh will be taking up the costume of the Atom, working at least for a time, with Oliver Queen and Team Arrow. From TVLine: Brandon Routh is set to play another DC Comics super man — this time on Arrow. The erstwhile Man of Steel is joining the CW hit’s third season in the recurring role of Ray ...


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What's important to remember is that Ra's al Ghul in the Nolanverse and Ra's al Ghul in the Arrowverse are not the same characters; although superficially similar, they have different aspirations and motivations. Ra's in the Dark Knight trilogy has very unclear goals, but in general he seems to be (or see himself as) a kind of moral guardian for the world. ...


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As of the beginning of Arrow's 4th season, most of the money that Oliver's team spends appears to come from Felicity. She is now the CEO of Palmer Technologies (somewhat ironically putting her in charge of Oliver's company), and she seems to have no problem "borrowing" equipment from the company as well. The source of funds during Season 3 is a bit more ...


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Thea does indeed learn the secret of both her mother and her brother at the end of season 2, in fact she does so in episode 18 of season 2, called Deathstroke. Oliver looks definetely panicky when she says it - especially after she mentions that she has been lied to for years - but Thea then reveals that Slade only told her about Malcolm Merlyn being her ...


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Is it an in-arrowverse reference? No IGN Article 2014 ...Arrow and Flash executive producer Andrew Kreisberg stressed that anything you see referencing Batman on the show is “a tease.” Explained Kreisberg, “Obviously, they have the Batman movies and there’s [the series] Gotham. DC are amazing partners and Geoff Johns, who’s the chief creative ...


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No. It is not an absolute requirement. The two shows are definitely entwined, and there are a number of crossovers between the shows, but you will not have any real problems feeling lost or confused without having watched Arrow. Much like Angel and Buffy before them, the shows are written well enough that any pertinent crossover information is presented, ...


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In the comics, at least, Green Arrow differentiated his arrows by a series of bumps on the shaft near the fletching. This was used against him once when a villain knocked him out and changed his arrowheads - they swapped his standard arrowheads (the ones with actual points) for some of his nonlethal arrows, leading him to accidentally kill a minor villain ...


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There's a famous scene in the Justice League Unlimited cartoon in which Lex Luthor has taken over Flash's body, and he triumphantly stands before a mirror declaring, "Now I'll learn the Flash's secret identity!" But when he pulls the mask off, he just stares into the mirror and murmurs, "I have no idea who this is..." Oliver Queen is a public figure, but ...


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tl;dr: No, you didn't miss anything. Nothing is ever mentioned in either series about why Dr. Wells wasn't tempted by the Mirakuru -- either as a villain, or even just as a very curious scientist. (But, read on for some reasoned speculation) Without a direct explanation on-screen, the best we can do is try to figure out what might have kept Dr. Wells away. ...


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Actually, he did die. The show tends to gloss over the details of but the sword wound alone would have killed him, even without the fall, not to mention the exposure. By the time his body is found by Masao, he is definitely dead (or close enough to make no difference). He was brought back to life by which we see in action a bit more late in the season, ...


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It's always possible that he's still alive, but for the time being, in the Arrow universe, Deadshot is dead. In-universe, all we know is that he volunteered to sacrifice himself to let Diggle and Layla escape, and was supposedly in the area of the explosion when it happened. We've not seen any hint of Deadshot since then, and everyone seems to believe he's ...


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It looks like they're grenades for a grenade launcher stored in a bandolier.


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Most likely yes. In fact they make reference to Andy Diggle at least once. They refer to John Diggle's deceased brother twice in episode three. Once in a conversation between John and his sister-in-law where they do not actually mention his brother's name, and once while Deadshot is tattooing himself, the name Andrew Diggle is shown tattooed on Deadshot's ...


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This is a common issue among modern superhero stories, both in movies/tv and in comics. Characters are too free with each others real names, and don't use code-names to hide their identities. In team-up stories, Batman and Superman routinely call each other "Clark" and "Bruce" in public, despite the fact that their lives would be ruined if their identities ...


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It has been stated by many that correct Arabic pronunciation would be 'Raas.' The correct Arabic pronounciation is Ra-us, though Ras is close enough. wiki This is this bit from Batman Beyond in which Terry says "Raas" and is subsequently corrected by Talia to say "Raysh." This made it a sore spot for me when new Batman trilogy decided to use "Raas." ...


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this question 'Arrows'ed my curiosity. Copy into notepad, save as CSV, import into Excel. You'll have a watch order list in a Flash... sorry. Show, Series NO., Episode Name, Original Airdate Arrow, 1, Pilot, October 10 2012 Arrow, 2, Honor Thy Father, October 17 2012 Arrow, 3, Lone Gunmen, October 24 2012 Arrow, 4, An Innocent Man, October 31 2012 Arrow, 5, ...


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According to the Arrow & Flash Wiki, there is a scene in the episode "Heir to the Demon" in which... Moira also appears in a flashback sequence, visiting Quentin and Laurel Lance in order to tell them that Sara was on the Queen's Gambit when it sank. This is during the "Moira keeps too many secrets" arc (which is to say, the entire show). While I ...


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Yes, as of Feb 3, 2016, the shows are part of the same fictional universe. (Note that the Arrowverse itself already includes a DC-comics-like incarnation of a multi-verse; it's highly likely that Kara Kent and Barry Allen will be from different internally-defined Earths, but part of the same externally-defined fictional reality.) We have known for a while ...


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"Present day" sections of episodes of The Flash and Arrow take place roughly in line with the relative original broadcast dates of the episodes. Since Arrow ran for two years before The Flash started, Season 3 of Arrow runs parallel to Season 1 of The Flash with episode 1 of the two shows happening at roughly the same time and so on. They first meet in ...


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UPDATED: Если вы выстрелите (alternate: их застрелите), мои люди выследят вас и и ваши дети ... станут сиротами If you shoot (them down), my people will track you down and your children ... will become orphans. This is said in an incredibly thick English accent, with incorrect intonation, and with poor sound quality. So I can't guarantee it's 100% ...


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Lyla Michaels. Digles' partner Donna Smoak, Felicity's mother. Chien Na Wei / China White, a Chinese Triad leader who seeks revenge against Arrow Cindy a.k.a. "Sin", a wayward youth who Sara takes under her wing in Starling City Tatsu Yamashiro / Katana, The wife of Maseo Yamashiro and mother of his son Dinah Drake Lance, ...


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I went back and looked over the history of Felicity and Ray's relationship, and I think there's only one place where this makes any sense at all - This happens sometime in the time between S03E15 "Nanda Parbat" and S03E16 "The Offer". There's a couple of things that I think make things fit here: During the course of "Nanda Parbat", Ray and Felicity really ...


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THe two other answers have a valid point. Here are other possible reasons that Dr. Wells didn't try the Mirakuru serum. That's not what happened in the original timeline Also, Wells wants more than anything that the events in his timeline happen. Consuming the Mirakuru may change the future. Difficult for a speedster with uncontrollable rage to keep things ...


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I suspect the cheapest option has been used, namely mock-ups using PowerPoint. All the actor has to do is click the mouse or poke the screen and the next slide will come up, sometimes with a transition effect, sometimes with animations inside frames. My old company used to do this a lot in demonstrating software - it would all be mocked up screens and the ...


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According to an article on comicbook.com, the current Vixen is the granddaughter of the Legends Vixen. Out of universe, the actress who played Mari McCabe was unavailable for filming Legends, so they had to cast a different actress. In-universe, the totem is a family heirloom, passed from mother to daughter. According to the official character description ...


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