The Flash vs. Arrow: Tale of the Tape!

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In honor of this week's massive The Flash Season 1 Episode 8 and Arrow Season 3 Episode 8 crossover event, we've decided to pit the two heroes against each other in TV Fanatic's first-ever Tale of the Tape.

While both crime fighters are beloved by their legions of fans, there can be only one winner. Who will take our top spot, the Emerald Archer or the Scarlet Speedster?

Make sure to cast your vote in our poll below and let your voice be heard!

And the Winner is?

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1) FIRST COMICS APPEARANCE

Arrow: November 1941
The Flash: January 1940
Edge: The Flash

2) SALMON LADDER

Arrow: Amell Owns It!
The Flash: Gustin gets a CGI double
Edge: Arrow

3) HERO TEAM

Arrow: Arsenal, Diggle & Felicity
The Flash: Dr. Wells, Caitlin & Cisco
Edge: Even

4) ARCHENEMY

Arrow: Deathstroke
The Flash: Reverse-Flash (Time travel FTW!)
Edge: The Flash

5) BEST USE OF LEATHER

Arrow: Yao Fei's hoodie plus skin tight pants
The Flash: Loose-fitting heat resistant reinforced tri-polymer
Edge: Arrow

6) FIGHTING SKILLS

Arrow: Trained 5 years on Lian Yu
The Flash: Currently in Training
Edge: Arrow

7) BEST KEPT SECRET IDENTITY

Arrow: Over 10 people know
The Flash: Less than 5 people know
Edge: The Flash

8) MOST CLUELESS DAMSEL IN DISTRESS

Arrow: Laurel Lance
The Flash: Iris West
Edge: Arrow

9) SUPERHERO WEAKNESS

Arrow: Black Canary's fishnet stockings
The Flash: Running too fast (Yup the Speed Force kills)
Edge: The Flash

10) SERIES PREMIERE RATINGS

Arrow: 4.14 million (U.S.)
The Flash: 4.83 million (U.S.)
Edge: The Flash

VERDICT: The Flash whooshes past the finish line with a 5-4-1 score! Much like Superman, The Flash is a regular boy scout. Not only is he adored by millions in Central City (hell, he has his own museum), but he's the most well-liked member among his Justice League peers.

While both Stephen Amell and Grant Gustin are exceptional on their respective shows, it's The Flash that truly embraces his superhero calling.

What do YOU think? Cast your vote above and sound off on the upcoming crossover now!

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The Flash Season 1 Episode 8 Quotes

Barry: I think maybe they got... whammied.
Joe: Did you just say whammy?

I believe in what I can see, what I can touch, what I can feel; which means I believe in you.

Eddie