Arrow – Season 7 Episode 18

“Lost Canary” Arrow delivers a female centric episode with Felicity scrambling to find Evil Laurel after she goes off the rails. The previous episode had Evil Laurel outed to the city as someone with ties to Ricardo Diaz. This episode picks up in the aftermath of that with Evil Laurel discredited and on the run…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 17

“Inheritance” Arrow picks up the thread of Emiko’s dishonesty and introduces another clandestine organisation that represent a large scale threat to the team. This show really loves a secret society. We have seen a number of them over the years with each being more mysterious than the last. The latest is known as The Ninth…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 16

“Star City 2040” Arrow devotes an episode to the future timeline to explore Mia in a more detailed way as the deadline to save the city approaches. This show is nothing if not formulaic. Every season that has featured ongoing stories from a different time period has taken a full episode to further that plot…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 15

“Training Day” Arrow deals with the teething problems associated with the entirety of the team coming to work with the SCPD causing friction between the two groups. In theory there’s a lot of interesting plot that can be mined from the prospect of a team of vigilantes having to suddenly operate within the confines of…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 14

“Brothers & Sisters” Arrow focuses on the importance of family and how these relationships define people in both time periods. The previous episode delivered the binary reveal of Felicity’s pregnancy in the present and that Blackstar is William’s sister Mia born to Felicity and Oliver in the future. These reveals connect the two time periods…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 13

“Star City Slayer” Arrow dabbles with horror when the serial killer targeting the team steps up his efforts as a couple of characters consider major life changes. One way or another family has always been at the heart of this show whether it be Oliver’s connection to his parents and Thea, his marriage to Felicity…

Arrow – Season 7 Episode 12

“Emerald Archer” Arrow celebrates its 150th episode with a slight alteration in format and a suggestion for how the show moves forward. The documentary format has been used here and there in TV shows to offer different insights into the characters. The Simpsons “Behind the Laughter” is the only one that springs immediately to mind…