The third season of The Flash began with the show adapting the DC Comics storyline, Flashpoint, which has had multiple effects in the Arrowverse as a whole. In last night’s episode during the 4-show crossover, Barry revealed to the entire league of heroes what he had done and what changes had occurred.
However, it appears that we will be learning more about what Flashpoint did to the Arrowverse after the “Invasion!” crossover. In an interview with IGN, executive producer Marc Guggenheim explained how Flashpoint will play into the mid-season finale of Arrow next week and beyond that.
“[In the Arrow] midseason finale, there’s a fair amount of discussion about Flashpoint, given the fact that, essentially the crossover outed Flashpoint to the Arrow characters who weren’t Felicity, and they deal with — I think in some humorous ways, actually — deal with some of the ramifications. For example, I think Curtis is concerned that maybe he was straight originally, as one example.”
When Andrew Kreisberg, another executive producer and show-runner, was asked if it will affect other characters in the CW DC TV Universe, he just gave a friendly “Pass!”, according to IGN. Wendy Mericle, who also works as a show-runner and executive producer on Arrow, revealed back in October that Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy) will be be returning in the winter finale and that Flashpoint might play a role in her return.
The Flash Season 3 airs on Tuesday nights at 8/7c on The CW. Make sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 3 for our weekly reviews.