[11], Andrew Kreisberg, creator and executive producer on both series, said, "It's really going to be an adventure with the Arrow and Flash on both episodes. What happens when Cisco gets his eyes on Thea? So, the entire team journeyed to Nanda Parbat. While he has had a few hints of romance here and there, especially when it comes to Felicity, we cannot say that he’s had a full-fledged relationship yet. We know that The Thinker and Mechanic framed Barry for the whole thing, but the real question here is what Team Flash is willing to do to prove Barry’s innocence. "As a couple, it's a very different version of Iris and Barry from the comic. [11], In October 2014, Kreisberg described the episodes as very important to both Barry and Oliver and what they are going thorough, while also promising "one of the biggest surprises for Arrow of all time in The Flash episode". For reasons that are still unclear to us, they chose not to just become teammates with benefits right out of the gate. "Flash vs. Arrow" is the inaugural Arrowverse crossover event, broadcast on The CW, featuring episodes of the Arrowverse television series The Flash and Arrow. Noting that both episodes worked well as standalones, "Flash vs. Arrow" was "very clearly an episode" of The Flash and "The Brave and The Bold" is "absolutely an Arrow episode ... handily the best installment of Arrow season three so far". If anyone watching The Flash didn’t believe these two were soulmates prior to this episode, this scene and its beautiful kiss made it completely undeniable. Oliver is "the bold one", "willing to do whatever it takes to see justice served". The episodes received positive reviews, with critics calling the crossover fun, and everything fans could have wanted and more. In July 2014, it was announced that the eighth episodes of the third season of Arrow and the first season of The Flash would be a two-hour crossover event. "[53], Chancellor Agard, of Entertainment Weekly felt "the 'Flarrow'" crossover event was an overall success. In a behind-the-scenes promo for the episode, The Flash executive producer Todd Hellbing talks about the episode. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. Arrow". Then, it cut to the two of them falling on the bed together and making some quality noises of pleasure. Co-written by @godfreestories Directed by: @JesseWarn ow.ly/i/71YaG", "Title For Arrow/The Flash Crossover Episode Revealed", "Marc Guggenheim Talks Arrow Season 3 Details, the Flash crossover, and More", "Hawkman Takes Flight, Looks For Love in "Flash"/"Arrow" Crossover", "We're shooting some awesome crossover episodes this week and next. Digger locates Oliver's base and wounds Lyla before escaping immediately. But never in recent TV memory have two live-action costumed crimefighters clashed in super fashion (albeit under extenuating circumstances). (Exclusive), 'The Flash' Star Danielle Panabaker to Make Her Directorial Debut in Season 5! He felt the writing was clever in that it allowed the characters to "clash at times, but also ... allow[ed] them to come together in pursuit of a common goal". Remember the Season 2 conclusion when Barry created Flashpoint and was back to reality by the end of the Season 3 premiere? Its viewership grew by 46% and its 18-49 rating by 56% over the previous episode, "Draw Back Your Bow",[45] and helped contribute to the most watched Wednesday on The CW in more than two years. (03 Nov 2015). Share with a comment, and head over here to look beyond this particular episode of “The Flash”! While they’re kissing aggressively, Laurel pulled his shirt off. "What can I say? 3:27 am, All content copyright 2011-2020 CarterMatt.com, This site uses cookies to track and store data. [31], The first part of the crossover, The Flash, was broadcast on December 2, 2014, followed by part two on Arrow on December 3, both on The CW. Barry planned out an evening of activities for their second date, but the impressively assertive Linda decided to forego all of them -- she suggested fooling around on the couch instead. New viewers to either show could follow along and have a good time, but veteran viewers were rewarded with major storyline motion. After the airing of the episode, Guggenheim confirmed that indeed it was Oliver's child. Barry confirms Oliver's belief that the former has still a lot to learn. Plus, their dialogue was rich with a genuine emotional connection. Due to the incident, Eddie forms a task unit to arrest the Flash. [34] In Australia, the episodes aired back-to-back on January 28, 2015, on Fox8, after Nine Network, which broadcasts Arrow, allowed Fox8 to air the Arrow episode of the crossover. With Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes. Whether or not The Flash follows through on the obvious implication that Iris is about to publicly reveal that Barry Allen is The Flash remains to be seen, but it’s compelling to think about what Central City might look like in the wake of such a revelation. Linda Gray full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. He felt the cinematic scoring was "great" giving the episode 4.5 stars out of 5. They never could make the timing work. [36][37] The episodes became available for streaming on Netflix on October 6 and October 7, 2015, respectively. 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. [65] However, Agard felt Arrow "was a decent enough episode", but not "as good as the first". It had exactly the right mix of emotional intimacy and incredible abs to make for a great sexy scene and it built up to a kiss between them. And we can say with the utmost of confidence that he scene did not hold back at all. Fans have been obsessively trying to figure out what Harrison Wells’ deal is on The Flash since the pilot. [44] The Arrow episode was the most viewed of season three, and had the show's largest audience since the series' premiere on October 10, 2012, and a series high 18–49 rating. The website's critical consensus reads, "This Arrowverse crossover episode manages to entertain while posing thoughtful questions about morality – and all without getting bogged down in meta references. Plus, see what some of your favorite '90s stars look like now. Then, Oliver effortlessly picked her up and carried her into the bedroom. The opening scene showed Oliver and Laurel just after they’ve showered together. But, they were in a place where they were somewhat ready to start communicating. Watching the two teams come together and fight alongside each other, it's one of the most fun parts, ... we just don’t believe in waiting. Critics praised the producers for bringing the two series together while keeping the episodes as self-contained adventures, and highlighted the fight scene between the Flash and Arrow as living up to the hype.