The Flash season 4 spoilers: Why Emily Bett Rickards is crossing over

Emily Bett RickardsFans of Arrow and Felicity Smoak may know a thing or two at this point about Emily Bett Rickards appearing on The Flash season 4. We’re talking about “Girls’ Night Out,” which is the upcoming fifth episode of the season that revolves around getting a chance to see many of the most-popular female characters on the show together.

In setting up this story, which will most likely air in early November, executive producer Todd Helbing had the following to say to TVLine:

“It’s really fun. The girls [including a visiting Felicity Smoak] go and have a night out in Central City alone, without the guys. And they get into some trouble.”

As for what sort of trouble that is, it’s certainly possible that it’s of the comedic variety. Helbing did not rule out the possibility that this could be some sort of bachelorette party for Iris West, and it’s clearly clear that some crazy stuff could happen as a result of that. (It’s too bad that Sara Lance probably won’t be able to travel through time back to the present for that — seeing her party could be super-entertaining.) As it is, it also could be given that both Iris and Felicity are heroes, but not in the same sense as some other characters within the DC – CW universe. They don’t have powers to rely on if they get into a bind. Luckily, hopefully they will have Caitlin with them … provided that this is the same version of Caitlin that we had in season 3. We’re still not entirely sold that the woman we’ve seen in the season 3 trailer is Caitlin Snow from Earth-1 just yet. After all, the last we saw of her she was still looking rather frosty and talking about how she needed to get her life back in order.

No matter what we end up seeing with Felicity on The Flash this time around, we’re super-psyched to have her just because she brings such an energy to this show. There are probably more people who suit her personality here than even on Arrow, so it should be fun to see them all together. Hopefully, Felicity and Barry get in a scene somewhere given that they’ve got a history and relationship that goes back a few seasons now.

Of course, the trade-off here is that Emily can only be in so many places at one time. Therefore, if she’s prominent in an episode of The Flash, that probably means that she is a little less prominent in an episode of Arrow. That’s just something that you need to consider.

Is there anything that you do want to see for Felicity Smoak on The Flash, and do you feel like she fits in there just as well as she does Arrow? Share in the comments!

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