It can be interesting to see a secondary and tertiary characters take center stage, and Diggle has been one of the show’s best additions to the DCU. Unfortunately, this wasn’t one of the season’s stronger episodes. Still, we have an impressive number of guest-stars in what may be a pilot for another potential spin-off.
March 6, 2014
This week’s island-centric episode highlights the transformations of Oliver Queen and Slade Wilson.
February 27, 2014
Team Arrow takes on the Clock King against a backdrop of family drama.
February 5, 2014
Arrow follows last week’s strong offering with a choppy and frequently cheesy episode. “Heir to the Demon” does deliver on important story developments, however, and it devotes a fair bit of time to the Canary, and to a lesser-known daughter of Ra’s al Ghul.
January 30, 2014
Blind Tiger escapes, and his employers hope to get charge of a weapon from the show’s first season. The Arrow, meanwhile, begins to train his partner. Roy has an arsenal of potential, but is he proceeding at too speedy a pace?
January 23, 2014
Arrow continues to be the best live-action television adaptation of Batman—with one or two minor quibbles this week.
My assistant DA is a junkie!
January 16, 2014
Arrow returns to television and has a blast.
December 12, 2013
No, it’s not quite Green Arrow’s take on A Christmas Carol, though Ollie does get visited by three ghosts that force him to self-reflection as he takes on villains with actual superpowers. The episode ends with an origin and a key revelation, before the show disappears until 2014.
Some bigger question on everyone’s mind: Will Roy Harper get up to speed? Will DC try to make gold having its smallscreen heroes save the world from Solomon Grundy? And can this version of the DCU support Flash?
December 4, 2013
It’s been awhile since we’ve reviewed an episode of Arrow, but this week, with Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. in hiatus and Wonder Woman confirmed for the next DC movie, we thought we’d take a closer look at the show that’s been expanding the DC ‘verse on television.