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Elseworlds' Smallville Reference Included Another Surprise Throwback

SPOILER WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for "Elseworlds, Part 1," the first installment of this year's Arrowverse crossover.

If you believed the Kent family farm would be "Elseworld's" one and only Smallville reference, think again. "Elseworlds, Part 1" included a musical interlude of "Save Me" by Remy Zero, the Smallville theme song.

Back when Smallville debuted on The CW in 2001, the fledgling DCTV series used the chorus of "Save Me" over its opening credits. You can check out all ten seasons' worth of opening credits in the video below:

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In "Elseworlds, Part 1," Barry and Oliver failed to convince Team Flash that they had somehow swapped lives. Believing they were crazy and that they may pose a danger to themselves or others, Team Flash knocked them out and locked them up together in the Pipeline. After they escaped, they decided to try something else and headed over to Earth-38, hoping that Supergirl would recognize them for what they really were.

When the episode transitioned over to Earth-38, it cut to a shot of the Kent farm. Remy Zero's "Save Me" played as the camera panned over the farmhouse and barn. As revealed in October, the set is indeed the same one used during all ten years of Smallville, but the inclusion of "Save Me" came as a delightful surprise.

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"Save Me" faded into the background as the shot flashed to Clark Kent and Lois Lane. As if in a scene straight out of the series, Clark held one end of the family truck aloft, as Lois worked underneath it in an effort to repair it. She ultimately headed back into the barn for another tool.

This year's Arrowverse crossover event will involve the casts of Supergirl, Arrow, and The Flash. The event will unfold over three nights, starting with a special episode of The Flash on Sunday December 9 at 8 pm ET/PT. Then, it continues Monday, December 10, with Arrow, and concludes on Tuesday, December 11, with Supergirl.

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