The first teaser is here for the very intense Arrowverse crossover extravaganza, “Crisis on Infinite Earths”. For the uninitiated this is the DC entertainment television shows taking on the same crossover style event of their comic book predecessors, intertwining titles, characters, and storylines into one giant team epic. While the storyline has been teased on screen for quite some time the first teaser for the official episodes has finally been released. This very short vision of our television future features most of the heroes viewers are known to expect, including Monitor, The Flash, White Canary, Supergirl, Ryan Choi, Lex Luther, Black Lightning, Superman, Batwoman, and Green Arrow. Crisis on Infinite Earths will be a five-part crossover event which will see shows Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman airing one individual episode each.
There are many DC fanatics who already watch all five shows, though there are also viewers who do not. Can you still tune in? It’s suggested. Crossover episodes have happened in the past and while certainly helpful to watch both included shows it was not always necessary. Here, you probably want to take the time to tune in to all of DC’s CW titles. Everyone has time to make plans and schedule since the first official crossover episode doesn’t air until December 8 (the entire event will begin on an episode of Supergirl, in case you were wondering).
Fun facts to know and share in advance? Well, aside from the beloved television interpretations of some favorite heroes a few stars of the cinema screen will also be making appearances in this DC universe mashup event. Brandon Roth, the relaunched Superman of “Superman Returns” the 2006 movie, will be pulling his cape back on to play the Kryptonian once again for the CW event. As always, DC has offered a little extra detail for its well versed comic book fans outfitting Roth in a very particular Superman costume. This style is best known from a comic mini-series titled, “Kingdom Come,” in which older versions of our favorites are forced to return to straighten out the young ones who have thought to follow in their super footsteps. There’s already a lot going on in this crossover, so there’s no saying whether or not “Kingdom Come” plot points will also be included, but it’s still fun to know. And if you’re already on board and watching five shows already, a little extra reading isn’t too much to ask either.