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** The child Lois is carrying is Elizabeth Tulloch's own.



* TrollingCreator: Creator/StephenAmell released a picture of him hanging out with Creator/TomWelling and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum, ie Clark and Lex from ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', and saying he was very excited about whatever they were doing together, raising hopes that the special would do ArcWelding with the series as another Earth. It actually just uses the same farm set. Then the fans got trolled again as because the next year, ''Smallville'' ultimately participated in [[Series/{{Crisis on Infinite Earths|2019}} an Arrowverse crossover]], after all.

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* TrollingCreator: Creator/StephenAmell released a picture of him hanging out with Creator/TomWelling and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum, ie Clark and Lex from ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', and saying he was very excited about whatever they were doing together, raising hopes that the special would do ArcWelding with the series as another Earth. It actually just uses the same farm set. Then the fans got trolled again as because the next year, ''Smallville'' ultimately participated in [[Series/{{Crisis on Infinite Earths|2019}} [[Series/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths2019 an Arrowverse crossover]], after all.



* YouLookFamiliar: Creator/JeremyDavies who plays Dr. John Deegan previously played Ritchie Simpson on Series/{{Constantine}}.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Creator/JeremyDavies Creator/JeremyDavies, who plays Dr. John Deegan Deegan, previously played Ritchie Simpson on Series/{{Constantine}}.''Series/{{Constantine}}''.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Guggenheim thought about using the crossover to revive Sara Diggle, but couldn't make it fit here.


** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''[[TakeThat criminals]]'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his status as a ScapegoatCreator among the fanbase and the general public in general.

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** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''[[TakeThat criminals]]'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his status as a ScapegoatCreator among the fanbase and the general public in general.



** The child Lois is carrying is obviously Elizabeth Tulloch's own.

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** The child Lois is carrying is obviously Elizabeth Tulloch's own.


** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''[[TakeThat criminals]]'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his unpopularity among the fans, especially the comicbook community.

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** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''[[TakeThat criminals]]'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his unpopularity status as a ScapegoatCreator among the fans, especially fanbase and the comicbook community.general public in general.



* TrollingCreator: Creator/StephenAmell released a picture of him hanging out with Creator/TomWelling and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum, ie Clark and Lex from ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', and saying he was very excited about whatever they were doing together, raising hopes that the special would do ArcWelding with the series as another Earth. It actually just uses the same farm set.
* TroubledProduction: Averted by design; filming ''Series/CrisisOnEarthX'' was by all accounts very grueling as they had to coordinate and juggle around the four show's different schedules. For this year they decided to make things easier by leaving the Legends out of the story.
* WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings: Ruby Rose had to close her Twitter account and the public comment section for her Instagram, thanks to the cyber-bullying she suffered from some rabid fans who thought she wasn't fit to be Batwoman (the reasons cited, apparently, were because Rose was non-binary and not Jewish). The fallout spilled over to [[Series/{{Batwoman|2019}} her series]] as well, which has been consistently derided by those same people, even though professional critics say it is not as bad as the fandom make it out to be.

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* TrollingCreator: Creator/StephenAmell released a picture of him hanging out with Creator/TomWelling and Creator/MichaelRosenbaum, ie Clark and Lex from ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', and saying he was very excited about whatever they were doing together, raising hopes that the special would do ArcWelding with the series as another Earth. It actually just uses the same farm set.
set. Then the fans got trolled again as because the next year, ''Smallville'' ultimately participated in [[Series/{{Crisis on Infinite Earths|2019}} an Arrowverse crossover]], after all.
* TroubledProduction: Averted by design; filming ''Series/CrisisOnEarthX'' was by all accounts very grueling as they had to coordinate and juggle around the four show's different schedules. For this year they decided to make things easier by leaving the Legends out of the story.
story (the decision was later [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall poked at]] during a ''Legends of Tomorrow'' episode)
* WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings: Ruby Rose had to close her Twitter account and the public comment section for her Instagram, thanks to the cyber-bullying she suffered from some rabid fans who thought she wasn't fit to be Batwoman (the reasons cited, apparently, were because Rose was is non-binary and not Jewish). The fallout spilled over to [[Series/{{Batwoman|2019}} her series]] as well, which has been consistently derided by those same people, even though professional critics say it is not as bad as the fandom make it out to be.

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* WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings: Ruby Rose had to close her Twitter account and the public comment section for her Instagram, thanks to the cyber-bullying she suffered from some rabid fans who thought she wasn't fit to be Batwoman (the reasons cited, apparently, were because Rose was non-binary and not Jewish). The fallout spilled over to [[Series/{{Batwoman|2019}} her series]] as well, which has been consistently derided by those same people, even though professional critics say it is not as bad as the fandom make it out to be.

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* PromotedFanboy: [=LaMonica=] Garrett has been a lifelong fan of comics, and was very familiar with the character of The Monitor (primarily through ''ComicBook/CrisisOnInfiniteEarths'') even prior to getting the role.


* HideYourPregnancy: Subverted. Elizabeth Tulloch was five to six months pregnant when she was shooting her scenes as ComicBook/LoisLane. Lois announces her pregnancy to Kara in the episode’s denouement.


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* WrittenInInfirmity: Elizabeth Tulloch was five to six months pregnant when she was shooting her scenes as ComicBook/LoisLane. Lois announces her pregnancy to Kara in the episode’s denouement.

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* DeletedScenes: Many, but the most notable is the attempt to [[https://youtu.be/LnF8mJUY8YQ put Stephen Amell in the Flash intro]].


*** The way Kara mentions them, some of Kathy's tattoos are in some intimate places.



** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''criminals'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his unpopularity among the fans, especially the comicbook community.

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** When Oliver wakes up in Barry's life, he immediately assumes [[AscendedMeme it's Barry's fault somehow]] for messing with the timeline so much.
** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''criminals'' ''[[TakeThat criminals]]'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his unpopularity among the fans, especially the comicbook community.


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** Earth-90 Flash greeting Diggle as an old friend but confused he is 'missing (his) ring' nods towards a long fan theory that Diggle will become a Franchise/GreenLantern.

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** Earth-90 Flash greeting Diggle as an old friend but confused he is 'missing (his) noting that he's 'not wearing [his] ring' nods towards a long long-held fan theory that Diggle will become a Franchise/GreenLantern.

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*** The way Kara mentions them, some of Kathy's tattoos are in some intimate places.

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* DoingItForTheArt: The real tattoos on Ruby Rose's right forearm and hand were covered in makeup and a new tattoo (a tree) was created in their place. This was not strictly necessary, since the new tattoo is never brought up specifically or shown in great detail.


* ActorAllusion: Creator/RubyRose's numerous tattoos are always covered up in her appearance here, but Kara still comments on them after using x-ray vision to learn Batwoman's identity.

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* ActorAllusion: ActingForTwo: Creator/TylerHoechlin plays Franchise/{{Superman}} and Deegan in Superman's form.
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** Creator/GrantGustin is an admitted Franchise/{{Superman}} fanboy; Barry is a little flustered at finally meeting Clark.
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Creator/RubyRose's numerous tattoos are always covered up in her appearance here, but Kara still comments on them after using x-ray vision to learn Batwoman's identity.



* FandomNod: Earth-90 Flash greeting Diggle as an old friend but confused he is 'missing (his) ring' nods towards a long fan theory that Diggle will become a Franchise/GreenLantern.

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* FandomNod: FandomNod:
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Earth-90 Flash greeting Diggle as an old friend but confused he is 'missing (his) ring' nods towards a long fan theory that Diggle will become a Franchise/GreenLantern.Franchise/GreenLantern.
** A character named after former ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' and ''Series/LegendsOfTomorrow'' showrunner Marc Guggenheim being among the ''criminals'' in Arkham Asylum nods to his unpopularity among the fans, especially the comicbook community.
* HideYourPregnancy: Subverted. Elizabeth Tulloch was five to six months pregnant when she was shooting her scenes as ComicBook/LoisLane. Lois announces her pregnancy to Kara in the episode’s denouement.



* NamesTheSame: There's an inmate at Arkham Asylum who's named after one of the main creators of the Arrowverse, Marc Guggenheim.
* RealLifeRelative: Nora Fries' actress, Cassandra Jean Amell, is the wife of ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' lead star Creator/StephenAmell.

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* NamesTheSame: There's an inmate at Arkham Asylum who's named after one of the main creators of the Arrowverse, Series/{{Arrowverse}}, Marc Guggenheim.
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Nora Fries' actress, Cassandra Jean Amell, is the wife of ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' lead star Creator/StephenAmell.Creator/StephenAmell.
** The child Lois is carrying is obviously Elizabeth Tulloch's own.

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* NamesTheSame: There's an inmate at Arkham Asylum who's named after one of the main creators of the Arrowverse, Marc Guggenheim.

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