The CW Twin Cities :: TV to Talk About
Stay Connected: Contact Us
CWTC on Facebook
CWTC Twitter
CW RSS
CW Mailing List

The CW23 Shows - Arrow

After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. He returned home to Starling City, bent on righting the wrongs of his family and fighting injustice. To do this, he creates the persona of the Arrow and allies himself with former military man John Diggle (David Ramsey),computer-science expert Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), street brawler Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) and international assassin Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), while keeping his secret from those closest to him including his sister Thea (Willa Holland), who has allied herself with his most deadly enemy. Rivalries and allegiances will shift as Oliver faces his most difficult challenge yet.

The series stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, Colin Donnell as Tommy, Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Willa Holland as Thea Queen, with Susanna Thompson as Moira Queen and Paul Blackthorne as Detective Quentin Lance.


Airs on Wednesdays at 8 p.m./7c

Episode Description

The Magician, 10/29

NYSSA RETURNS TO STARLING CITY, RAS AL GHUL MAKES HIS ENTRANCE " A furious Nyssa (guest star Katrina Law) confronts Oliver (Stephen Amell) about Sara.  When Oliver learns Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) is alive, he suspects Merlyn killed Sara.  Oliver and Nyssa join forces and go after the Dark Archer, intent on bringing Saras killer to justice.  Laurel (Katie Cassidy) keeps her distance from Nyssa, as she blames her sisters death on her involvement with the League of Assassins.  Meanwhile, Oliver and Roy (Colton Haynes) work on repairing their respective relationships with Thea (Willa Holland), who has returned home.  Nyssa discusses Oliver with her father, Ras al Ghul (guest star Matt Nable).  John Behring directed the episode written by Wendy Mericle & Marc Guggenheim (#304).


The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak, 11/05

CHARLOTTE ROSS (NYPD BLUE) STARS AS FELICITYS MOTHER " When a cyber attack brings Starling City to its knees, Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) are pushed to their limits to contain the destruction.  Life gets even more complicated for Felicity when her mother, Donna (guest star Charlotte Ross), stops by for a surprise visit.  Meanwhile, Ted Grant (guest star JR Ramirez) questions Laurels (Katie Cassidy) motives, and Thea (Willa Holland) buys an apartment with Malcolms (John Barrowman) estate money, which infuriates Oliver.  Nolan Funk guest stars as Felicitys ex-boyfriend.  Michael Schultz directed the episode written by Ben Sokolowski & Brian Ford Sullivan (#305).