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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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Season 6 Premiere


Thursday, October 12

The future of the team is left hanging in the balance after the emotional showdown between Oliver Queen and Adrian Chase. Now, the focus shifts to uncovering the fate of each and every ...


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Oliver assembles a group of unlikely allies - Slade, Nyssa, Merlyn and Digger Harkness - to engage in an epic battle against Chase and his army.


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 Oliver Queen / ... (138 episodes, 2012-2018)
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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 / ... (98 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Malcolm Merlyn (66 episodes, 2012-2017)
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Storyline

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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Saving a city takes a toll. See more »


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Trivia

Paul Blackthorne (Det. Quentin Lance) has acted in Bollywood movie "Lagaan". In fact it was his first film. He played the character of Captain Andrew Russell. Also the movie was nominated for Oscars. See more »

Goofs

In the promotional picture for the series it shows a shirtless Oliver. The scars from his time on the island are visible, but there is no tattoo. During the series Oliver has a tattoo on his chest, a tattoo that plays an important role in at least one episode (1x03 "Lone Gunmen") and has been visible in every other episode. See more »

Quotes

Quentin Lance: You're not exactly a hardened criminal, are you?
Felicity Smoak: No, I'm not any kind of criminal.
Quentin Lance: What do you call computer hacking?
Felicity Smoak: A hobby. That I do not engage in.
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The Warner Bros shield is colored green and behind it there are arrows flying. See more »

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Spin-off Legends of Tomorrow (2016) See more »

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User Reviews

The Most Entertaining TV series To Debut In 2012
13 October 2012 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

With a decent premise (Though hardly original) and good writing punctuated by witty dialogue this series is of exceptional sophistication. The poor quality of small-screen drama has become mystifyingly evident in recent years. A lot of the action in the pilot was also beautifully choreographed.

I read Green Arrow comics as a kid as well as its tie-in The Black Canary. I recognize the names of many of the characters and can see where they might be going plot-wise in future episodes. But they have revamped the back story with a vision that suggests the one Christopher Nolan took in making the Christian Bale Batman movies and I find it quite agreeable.

The future of the show will obviously hinge on public appetite for scripted episodic TV. The evident affection for lame reality show singing/dancing auditions of homely, talentless twits eager to make fools of themselves remains depressingly high. Hopefully this show will find and keep an audience.


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