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Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
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 Oliver Queen / ... (116 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 John Diggle / ... (115 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Thea Queen / ... (115 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Quentin Lance (115 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Felicity Smoak (109 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Laurel Lance / ... (96 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Malcolm Merlyn (64 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Roy Harper / ... (53 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Moira Queen (47 episodes, 2012-2016)
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Oliver Queen and his father are lost at sea when their luxury yacht sinks, apparently in a storm. His father dies, but Oliver survives for five years on an uncharted island and eventually returns home. But he wasn't alone on the island where he learned not only how to fight and survive but also of his father's corruption and unscrupulous business dealings. He returns to civilization a changed man, determined to put things right. He disguises himself with the hood of one of his mysterious island mentors, arms himself with a bow and sets about hunting down the men and women who have corrupted his city. Written by Anonymous

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Shado, Oliver, and Slade were stranded in Lian Yu, leaving their initials to be SOS. See more »

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In two second-season episodes, chest compressions to restart Oliver's and Roy's hearts were done incorrectly. They are pushing down on the person's actual chest, rather than two finger widths above the sternum. That would damage the ribs, lungs and other vitals. See more »

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Ra's al Ghul: I was 11 years old when I killed my first man. I remember the look in his face when the light went out behind his eyes. Such a sudden change, almost imperceptible, between life and death. And I felt ashamed. I had stolen from that man the most precious gift of all - life. But I also felt something else - pride, because I had taken up arms against someone who sought to do ill against my family. And I realized what I had done was necessary. You see... I have replaced evil with death. And that... ...
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Referenced in Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (2014) See more »

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Bad start - Awesome Continuity
9 May 2013 | by (Cyprus) – See all my reviews

I do not usually write reviews but maybe for some bad criticism from other people I would like to state my opinion. This show had a really bad start but after watching some more episodes the plot holes and everything started to get wrapped up... I really like Stephen Amells acting as he tries to be both a rich billionaire and at the same time a deadly vigilante. The only thing that bothers me a little bit is the bad written villains that appear on the show...and I think it gets fixed on later episodes... I hope that it will somewhat blend with other DC superheros in the near future.

Just give this show a chance and you will not regret it.


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