With the Undertaking days away, Malcolm dons his black hood to conclude business with seismologist Dr. Brion Markov and his team.
Oliver and Diggle race to stop the Dark Archer from unleashing his vengeance on The Glades, but they run into a roadblock after Detective Lance picks up Felicity for questioning.
With the Undertaking only days away, Malcolm dons his black hood, while Oliver must outwit and/or outfight the Dark Archer in order to save the city.
When Felicity discovers a lead that might lead to Walter's whereabouts, Oliver gambles that Felicity can be counted on in the field for the first time.
Deadshot returns to Starling City, and Diggle's determined to see his brother's killer dead -- with or without Oliver's help.
When a young woman meets a violent death after partying at Verdant, Detective Lance and his partner, Detective Hilton (guest star ROGER CROSS) inform Oliver and Tommy that she was on the drug Vertigo. Oliver immediately pays a visit to the mental institution where The Count (guest star SETH GABEL) is locked up, but finds he is in no condition to deal drugs. However, when The Count escapes and Starling City is flooded with even more Vertigo-related violence, Oliver and Diggle make it their mission to track him down. After Detective Lance uncovers incriminating evidence against him, Tommy goes to great lengths to clear his name, and the fallout from his actions leads Tommy down a new, unexpected path. In a flashback to the island, Oliver recalls the lessons he learned from Slade and Shado (guest star CELINA JADE).
An angry resident of The Glades who calls himself "The Savior" (guest star CHRISTOPHER REDMAN) embarks on a kidnapping and killing spree to punish those he believes have wronged the residents of his neighborhood. To make things worse, he broadcasts these murders online and claims he was inspired by Arrow's vigilantism. Oliver is horrified by this statement and vows to stop "The Savior," but his manhunt in intensified after Thea comes to him in tears and tells him Roy has been kidnapped. Laurel is surprised when her father starts to believe her mother's claim that Sara is still alive. Meanwhile, Malcolm tells Moira to find the person responsible for his attempted murder.
With his nightclub set to open and a new romance brewing with McKenna, Oliver is as happy as he's been since returning to Starling City. But when Oliver's ex, Helena Bertinelli aka The Huntress, suddenly returns to town, she threatens to destroy everything and everyone he cares about. Meanwhile, Laurel and her father struggle with the return of Laurel's mother, Dinah Lance (guest star ALEX KINGSTON), who claims she has proof Sara is still alive. Thea gets Roy Harper a job at Oliver's club, but he's not too inclined to stop his life of crime. Oliver and Tommy are thrilled they were able to get EDM megastar STEVE AOKI (guest starring as Himself) to play at the opening of their new nightclub, Verdant.
Oliver and Diggle learn that Deadshot is still alive and his next target is Malcom.
Felicity tells Oliver he’s all work and no play, so he asks Detective McKenna on a date. A jewel thief named Dodger hits Starling City and targets someone very close to Oliver. Meanwhile, Thea gets her purse stolen.
After Oliver is shot, he turns to a surprising person for help – Felicity. Diggle is stunned when he sees Felicity walk through thefront door of the lair dragging a dying Oliver behind her, and the two team up to save Oliver's life. As Oliver hovers between lifeand death, he flashes back to a seminal event on the island – a daring escape attempt with his new friend Slade Wilson (guest starMANU BENNETT – Spartacus).
Recently released from prison, nefarious criminal Cyrus Vanch (guest star DAVID ANDERS) intends to re-secure his position as leaderof Starling City's underworld. His first step is to take down his biggest opponent in the city – Arrow. Meanwhile, Oliver showsMoira his father's notebook and questions her about the names on the list. Thea is miserable as she starts her internship withLaurel at the legal aid office; and Detective Lance makes a deadly mistake that puts Laurel in the crosshairs of Vanch.
Thea finds herself in trouble with the police after she gets caught using a drug called "Vertigo." Oliver thinks the only way tokeep her out of jail is to find the dealer – a man who goes by the name of "The Count" (guest star SETH GABEL). Oliver turns to anold flame, and current vice cop, McKenna Hall (guest star JANINA GAVANKAR), for help. Meanwhile, Laurel steps in to defend Thea,and Felicity gives Oliver some disturbing news about Moira.
The next person on Arrow's list is Diggle's commanding officer and mentor from Afghanistan, Ted Gaynor (guest star BEN BROWDER).Oliver suspects Ted is responsible for recent armored truck robberies, but Diggle defends Ted and takes a job at Ted's securitycompany to keep an eye on him. Oliver decides to make a move on Ted, putting him at odds with Diggle. Meanwhile, Thea suspectsthat Moira is having an affair with Malcolm (guest star JOHN BARROWMAN); and Tommy and Laurel have an awkward dinner with him.
Oliver's confidence is shaken after being beaten by the Dark Archer and he takes a break from being Arrow. However, when Laurelcalls Arrow for help investigating a firefighter's suspicious death, he reluctantly agrees… but his hesitance while fighting almostcosts him his life. Meanwhile, Tommy throws a benefit for the firefighters and Thea tries to lift her mother out of her depressivestate.
As Oliver and Helena grow closer, Oliver trains her to be his ally, complete with showing her how to use a crossbow. Diggledisapproves of Oliver sharing his secret with Helena as he's not sure she can be trusted, but Oliver refuses to listen to hisconcerns. When Helena's quest for revenge proves to be too strong for Oliver to handle, she kills the head of the Triad and allhell breaks loose.
Marc Guggenheim & Andrew Kreisberg Answer Fan Questions - Interview 3
Beneath the Surface: Storytelling
Fight Coordinator James Bamford talks about part 3 of his Top 20 Action Moments from Arrow. Don't miss the season finale of Arrow Wednesday at 8/7c!
After being marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) returns home with a mysterious agenda and a lethal set of new skills that he uses in a war on crime in this hard-hitting action series. Reinventing the DC Comics character for a modern-day audience, the Arrow is not a superhero ... but a hero - every bit as dangerous as the criminals he's hunting.
Marc Guggenheim & Andrew Kreisberg Answer Fan Questions - Interview 2
Beneath the Surface: Working It
Fight Coordinator James Bamford talks about part 2 of his Top 20 Action Moments from Arrow.
Beneath the Surface: Casting Mojo
Marc Guggenheim & Andrew Kreisberg Answer Fan Questions - Interview 1
Fight Coordinator, James Bamford, talks about part 1 of his Top 20 Action Moments from Arrow. Arrow is all new Wednesday at 8/7c!
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