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When Barry Allen and Oliver Queen wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn't beli

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Elseworlds, Part 1 is an episode of season 5 of The Flash. It premiered on December 9, 2018.

Synopsis for "Elseworlds, Part 1"

When Barry Allen and Oliver Queen wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn't believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl's help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara's cousin, Clark Kent, and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane.

Appearing in "Elseworlds, Part 1"

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  • John Deegan's Car (Single appearance) (Destroyed)
  • Kents' Truck (First appearance)
  • Oliver Queen's Motorcycle

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Notes

  • This episode is the first part of the Elseworlds crossover with Arrow and Supergirl.
  • Although it was originally shown in the epilogue of the "Bunker Hill", Earth-90 is confirmed to be the setting of the 1990 Flash series with John Wesley Shipp reprising his role as The Flash/Barry Allen.
  • This episode marks the first full interaction between Superman and the heroes of Earth-1 as well as Lois Lane's first appearance in the Arrowverse continuity.
  • The Monitor uses John Deegan to challenge the heroes of Earth-1 like he already did in other realities of the Multiverse, including the newly/recently-destroyed Earth-90.
    • Deegan creates an alternate version of Earth-1 where Oliver Queen and Barry Allen switch their bodies. However, the reality changes are limited to the Earth-1 residents as Supergirl and Superman were not affected by the Book of Destiny's power.

Trivia

  • The crossover is named after DC's publishing imprint, Elseworlds. Furthermore, the crossover's logo is the same used for the imprint.
  • Post 88 "#Schway" is The Chronicles of Cisco post regarding this episode.[1]
  • The first scene at the Kent Farm features the song "Save Me" by Remy Zero which originally was the theme song of the tv show, Smallville.
    • Furthermore, the farm set used for the Kent Farm of Earth-38, is the same that was used as the Kent Farm on Smallville.[2]
  • After poisoning Oliver, Iris states "Nanites, courtesy of Ray Palmer", Oliver's iconic quote from "Rogue Air".
  • Oliver and Barry's training at the Kent Farm mirrors their first training from "Flash vs. Arrow".
  • In the altered reality, the A.M.A.Z.O. robot is created by the Ivo Laboratories and powered up by an altered version of the Mirakuru Serum. In the comics, Amazo is a creation of Professor Ivo whose Arrowverse counterpart.


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