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  • Year 1 (2012/2013 Season):
    • In this innagural year of Arrow (before it was even the Arrowverse), we find Oliver coming back from Lian Yu, the island he was on for five long years. He has a mission, and outift, and a goal: to save Starling City by any means necessary.
      • Crossovers: Oliver takes on Deadshot in "Lone Gunmen", battles against the Royal Flush Gang in "Legacies", and takes on Count Vertigo in "Vertigo", and all of this while he dates, and battles, the Huntress.
  • Year 2 (2013/2014 Season):
    • The second year of just Arrow, where are dark vigilante has to confront meta-humans as a new drug, Mirakuru, spreads across the streets, creating an army. This season also saw the back-door launch of the The Flash off a two-part episode in Arrow. This was when the first brewings of the Arrowverse real came together.
      • Crossovers: Team Arrow meets "The Scientist" and Oliver confronts "Three Ghosts"
  • Year 3 (2014/2015 Season):
    • The third year of the Arrowverse saw spin-off The Flash join Starling City's hero, Arrow. This added a full spate of meta-humans into the 'verse, with more problems for both hero teams to deal with (and plenty of crossover stories to explore).
      • Crossovers: Superheroes battle in "Flash vs. Arrow" and then work together in "The Brave and the Bold
  • Year 4 (2015/2016 Season):
    • The fourth year of the Arrowverse saw Supergirl join the ranks of the heroes, followed eventually spin-off Legends of Tomorrow. Meanwhile, Team Arrow battled the evil magician Damien Dahrk and Team Flash dealt with another evil speedster, Zoom.
      • Crossovers: Team Arrow saves the soul of White Canary in "Haunted", then join forces with Team Flash as "Heroes Join Forces"; following that, Oliver needs the assistance of Vixen in an attempt to find his "Taken" son, and then Flash and Supergirl have a race to find out who is the "Worlds Finest"
  • Year 5 (2016/2017 Season):
    • Arrow battles a mysterious vigilante, The Flash takes on Savatar, Supergirl has to contend with evil Daxamites, and the Legends of Tomorrow battle to stop and evil demon.
      • Crossovers: Heroes battle Aliens in "Invasion!", then Barry and Kara sing for their lives in "Duet"
  • Year 6 (2017/2018 Season):
    • Arrow deals with plots to blow up his city (and a legal case against him), The Flash fights The Thinker, Supergirl takes on the world-killer Reign, the Legends have to fight demons and magical creatures, and Black Lightning premieres.
  • Year 7 (2018/2019 Season):
    • Arrow is in prison, The Flash battles the meta-hunting Cicada, Supergirl fights back against anti-alien sentiment (hate groups), the Legends deal with a world filled with magic, Black Lightning edges closer to fighting Tobias Whale, and the DC Universe launches.
      • Week 1: Highlights from the premieres of Flash and Black Lightning.
      • Week 2: Highlights from the premieres of Supergirl, Arrow, and Titans.
      • Week 3: Highlights from the premiere of Legends of Tomorrow, while the Titans find their Hawk & Dove.
      • Week 4: Supergirl plummets into the past while The Flash races around in circles.
      • Week 5: The Titans meet up with the Doom Patrol, while the Legends gain a new team member.
      • Week 6: The Flash gains a creepy new villain while Black Lightning loses part of its family.
      • Week 7: The Legends of Tomorrow take on a rubber-suit monster and Black Lightning gains another foe to face.
      • Week 8: Arrow finally gets out of prison while Black Lightning settles the score with its new villain.
      • Week 9: The Legends of Tomorrow battle a creepy doll while The Flash has a rip-roaring time adventure.
      • Week 10: We get a crisis setting up to a "Crisis" as the Arrowverse explores the "Elseworlds".
      • Week 11: The Titans accidentially unleash Trigon and John Constantine visits the City of Demons.
      • Week 12: The Titans finish their season and The Ray becomes The Ray.
      • Week 12 1/2: The Flash comes back from hiatus to fight a new villain, and we struggle to stay awake.
      • Week 13: Supergirl has to protect her friends (and enemies) from her secrets while Team Arrow goes on the hunt for the new Green Arrow.
      • Week 14: The Flash travels into the mind of a comatose girl and Black Lightning mourns the loss fo a character no one liked.
      • Week 15: Arrow enlists the full team for a documentary and The Flash is forced to work without his powers.
      • Week 16: Black Lightning deals with Tobias's evil plans and Team Flash is stuck repeating the same hour over and over again.
      • Week 17: Highlights from the premiere of Doom Patrol while Supergirl battles Menagerie and the Sons of Liberty.
      • Week 18: The Doom Patrol has the run of the place as the rest of the 'verse takes the week off.
      • Week 19: Supergirl battles the Elite and Team Arrow spins its wheels.
      • Week 20: Black Lightning tries to save a lot of missing meta-teens while The Flash puts Cicada to rest.
      • Week 21: Highlights from the season finale of Black Lightning, while Arrow sets up a back-door pilot.
      • Week 22: The Doom Patrol patrols the Doom Patrol, Lex Luthor finds another Kryptonian over on Supergirl, and Arrow deals with family drama.
      • Week 23: Supergirl gets framed by Lex Luthor and the Legends of Tomorrow make a triumphant (and silly) return.
      • Week 24: The Doom Patrol meet a sentient street and the Legends of Tomorrow take a presidential road trip.
      • Week 25: Arrow aids a lot Canary and the Flash finds yet another evil speedster.
      • Week 26: Arrow has daddy issues and the Flash also has daddy issues; it was kind of thing this week.
      • Week 27: Supergirl gets in touch with her inner journalist while the Legends of Tomorrow go looking for love in all the right places.
      • Week 28: The Doom Patrol invades a base and finds a whole lot of butts, and The Flash accidentally unleashes their greatest foe.
      • Week 29: Highlights from the season finales of Arrow and The Flash.
      • Week 30: Highlights from the season finales of Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow.
      • Week 31: Highlights from the season finale of Doom Patrol.
  • Year 8 (2019/2020 Season):
    • We have a Crisis on our hands and, at least in the front half of the season, everything is building to that event. And then, of course, we'll have to deal with the fall-out afterwards. Come 2020 the Arrowverse is going to look very different.
      • Week 1: Highlights from the premieres of Batwoman, Supergirl, Black Lightning, and The Flash.
      • Week 2: Highlights from the premiere of Arrow while The Flash speeds to the future to see the aftermath of the Crisis.
      • Week 3: Black Lightning deals with the Markovians and Batowoman keeps confronting Alice.
      • Week 4: Arrow researches the League of Assassins and Black Lightning find its family driven apart.
      • Week 5: Arrow meets his kids from the future and The Flash takes a holiday.
      • Week 6: Batwoman takes on the Executioner and Black Lightning falls for Odell's plans once again.
      • Week 6 1/2: Supergirl focuses on Lena and Andrea to tell us a story that really doesn't matter.
      • Week 7: Arrow heads to Mother Russia and Supergirl finally learns the truth about Lena Luthor.
      • Week 8: Arrow does the same day over and over and over while the Flash is tempted by evil.
      • Week 9: Supergirl puts the kibosh on Leviathan while the Flash wraps up Bloodwork.
      • Week 10: It's time for the big show as the Arrowverse dives right into Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Further Discussion:

  • DC TV vs. Marvel TV: A 2015 comparison of the state of Marvel's MCU shows and how they compare to where DC was at with the Arrowverse.

See Also:

  • Let's Do the Time Loop Again!: A look at the time loop sub-genre of sci-fi and fantasy, from Groundhog Day to the Arrowverse and everything in between.