The biggest Arrowverse crossover has begun!Crisis on Infinite Earths kicked off this week and we are living for these DC cameos! As the first episode got underway, it was clear that this crossover was not only going to feature heroes from The CW Arrowverse, but also a plethora of cameos from the wider DC movie and television universe.Let's jump into the cameos from "Crisis on Infinite Earths Part One:"
As the episode began, the voice of the Monitor took us through the creation of the Multiverse. The camera whizzed through different Earths and worlds, showing us that there were more than just 52 Earths in the DC Multiverse. As we flew by each Earth we were met with a surprising amount of cameos.Our first cameo of the night came from actor Robert Wuhl. You may recognize Wuhl from Tim Burton's Batman. Wuhl played Alexander Knox in Batman (1989). In "Part One of Crisis on Infinite Earths," Wuhl can be seen reading a newspaper as the skies of his Gotham become red. Knox was a reporter for the Gotham Globe in Batman. And what was the name of his Earth? Earth-89, of course.
Alan Ritchson and Curran Walters
Our next cameos were of two cast members from Titans! Titans is currently airing on DC Universe. First, we saw actor Alan Ritchson, who plays Hank Hall/Hawk on Titans. Then we saw Curran Walters, who plays Jason Todd/Robin on Titans. Seeing these actors came as quite as a surprise because Titans is a currently-airing DC show. This was the first time anyone from the DC Universe has appeared on a CW show.Also, fun fact, before Ritchson was on Titans he played Aquaman on Smallville!
Our next cameo was a fun one. As the camera panned over Earth-66, we were treated to an appearance of Burt Ward! Ward played Dick Grayson/Robin in the 1966 series Batman. To make this cameo even sweeter, Ward was walking Ace the Bat-Hound! Ward's inclusion in this episode is such a sweet tribute to one of the most beloved live-action DC shows on television.
One of our last glimpses of another Earth was of Earth-X. We've been to Earth-X before, in the 2017 Arrowverse crossover. This Earth was home to evil versions of our superheroes, including the awkward evil power couple of Oliver Queen and Supergirl. Earth-X is also home to freedom fighters, like The Ray. Part One showed us that after the events of "Crisis on Earth-X," The Ray is still fighting for truth and freedom. Actor Russel Tovey could be seen reprising his role for this great cameo.
As the episode zeroed in on Earth-38, Supergirl's world, the camera focused in on an apocalyptic doomsday-er, played by none other than actor Wil Wheaton! If you've been in the geek community for any amount of time, we're sure that Wheaton was recognizable to you. Wheaton is best known for his roles in the film Stand by Me and the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation. In recent years he has appeared on The Big Bang Theory and as the voice of Aqualad on Teen Titans.Did we miss anyone? Did you spot another DC movie or television cameo? Let us know! We'll be updating this list as each new Crisis on Infinite Earths episode airs.
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