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How does John Constantine earn a living?

The easiest way to reply is by his nickname that his friends call him: Con-Job In his illustrious career John "Helllblazer" Constantine had quite a few sources of income: Performing in a ...
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What's written on the wall?

Not only does it not say anything intelligible in braille, but it would appear that Reverse-Flash decorated his super-secret "vault" with $3 room tiles from allmodern and spray painted them silver to ...
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What is the viewing order for CW's DC shared universe?

You only have to have a viewing order when there is a multi-part episode that spans a show. There are multi-part crossovers that span multiple shows that won't make complete sense if you watch one ...
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How does Supergirl get her ears pierced?

Update: According to the show's producer Ali Adler (via twitter), Kara got her ears pierced on Krypton. This clearly fails to explain why she doesn't appear to have pierced ears in the escape pod (!!!)...
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Is Oliver Purposely Referring to Bruce Wayne or Just Coincidence?

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 ...
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What is Barry Allen's aka The Flash's top speed?

In the comics, Barry Allen has been shown to run faster than light, as per @Keen's answer to this related question. Exactly how fast has never really been measured -- as far as I know, they've never ...
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Why could Supergirl not breathe in space?

why could Supergirl not be able to breathe in space? Because no-one can...there's no air. She can't breathe in space unless she stores solar energy and holds her breath. In the modern version of ...
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Why the different colors of speedster’s lightning?

In the comics, yellow is a pure form, and red is the negative form of the Speed Force, and blue is from doping. This seems to basically translate over into the show: Yellow/Gold lightning is from the ...
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Does Sheldon Cooper exist in the Flash universe?

Most likely, yes, Big Bang Theory, as a fictional television show, exists in the Arrowverse. On the show, Cisco often makes pop culture references to television shows, movies, etc. that really exist. ...
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Why does Thea forget who the Arrow is in season 3?

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 ...
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What is Barry Allen's aka The Flash's top speed?

Strictly from the TV show up to the point of Legends of Today, Caitlin Snow mentions his top speed quite accurately: What's the fastest Barry's run? Little over Mach two, when he ran back in time. ...
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Are Rory Williams And Rip Hunter the same person?

Probably not There are a few reasons that Rory and Rip are unlikely to be the same person. Rory Williams is from Doctor Who, whereas Rip Hunter is from the Arrowverse. Just because two characters ...
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Is Oliver Purposely Referring to Bruce Wayne or Just Coincidence?

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 ...
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Is there a batman in arrowverse?

Batman has been referenced in three of the universes Earth-1 (main universe) Bruce Wayne exists in this universe, is will known, and lives in Gotham. There is no confirmation of him engaging in ...
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How does Supergirl get her ears pierced?

I spent quite a while looking through all of the Supergirl-based comics I could find, and I don't see any evidence that she ever wore earrings. (Full disclosure: in most panels, her hair is covering ...
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Where is National City located?

National City, in the TV show, is located somewhere on the west coast of the United States. Most likely, it's located in southern California, just south of the Sierra Nevada mountains. As you ...
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What does Oliver Queen say in Russian?

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 ...
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What Hanna-Barbera cartoon is the 'Legion of Doom' from?

The "Legion of Doom" was originally created for the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series Challenge of the Superfriends, which aired in 1978. This was the third series in the Superfriends franchise, which were ...
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Is Black Lightning part of the Arrowverse?

As of now, no. According to this io9.Gizmodo article, Black Lightning will not be part of the Arrowverse, at this time. “We do not aim to do a five-way crossover,” Pedowitz said. “Black Lightning, at ...
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Is Deadshot still alive?

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 ...
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Why is Superman special to Supergirl?

Assuming you're only speaking about the 2015 TV series then this is explained in the pilot script; The plan was for 13 year old Kara to accompany baby Kal (her cousin and the son of the leader of her ...
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Superman/Flash Time Travel

The televised Flash is much slower than his comic counterpart and does not rely on speed to time travel (forward or backward) nor dimension-jumping to parallel Earths. At his fastest, he has been ...
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How can S.T.A.R. Labs afford to keep the lights on?

Well in the Arrow-verse the Wells built Star Labs 15 years before the Flash got his powers. During those 15 years Wells has become pretty rich considering the fact it was one of the largest labs. It ...
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Where did the guy with laser eyes come from?

That would be DeathBolt, introduced in Arrow. seen in Arrow Season 3 "Broken Arrow" and Flash season 1 "Rogue Air" Jake Simmons, nicknamed Deathbolt by Ray Palmer, was a meta-...
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Are the dates and places you see when freeze framing actually easter eggs referencing DC lore?

There are quite a few easter eggs in the city names, but I wasn't able to spot any easter eggs with the city-year pairing. Easter Eggs Note that pretty much any fictional city that exists in DC Comics ...
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Why weren't there two Barry Allens in Flashpoint Season 3?

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 explained away as Barry being special because he can ...
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Is Supergirl part of the same universe as The Flash and Arrow?

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 ...
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Flash and Reverse Flash relationship

I don't think this has been explained on the show yet, so the only thing we can do is fall back on the source material and hope it's similar. In the comic books, Thawne's hatred for The Flash was a ...
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When did Barry Allen meet Felicity Smoak for the first time?

"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, ...
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How did Barry outrun a lightning bolt?

Speed Force is a powerful thing and it isn't always attached with raw leg speed. Remember, Barry was able to pass through matter using Speed Force. Speed Force can allow you to even manipulate Space-...
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