Arrow (premiere dates)
(Season 2, Episode 10)
(Season 2, Episode 9)
"Three Ghosts" Oliver is drugged and left for dead after a fight with Cyrus Gold; Felicity and Barry grow closer; Brother Blood captures Roy.
(Season 2, Episode 8)
"The Scientist" A seemingly impossible robbery at Queen Consolidated's Applied Sciences Division brings Central City police scientist Barry Allen to town. Citing a similar case back home, Barry offers to help Oliver and team with the investigation. Oliver senses there is more to Barry than meets the eye, but he's distracted by the similarities between this current case and something that happened on the island. Meanwhile, Felicity takes a liking to Barry, which doesn't go unnoticed by Oliver. Sin asks Roy for help when a friend of hers goes missing. Roy is surprised when Thea not only encourages him to help, but joins the search. Unfortunately, Sin's friend is connected to Brother Blood, and their search ultimately gets one of them seriously injured.
(Season 2, Episode 7)
"State v. Queen" A mysterious illness impacts hundreds of people in the city, including Diggle; Oliver realizes The Count (Seth Gabel) has escaped from prison.
(Season 2, Episode 6)
"Keep Your Enemies Closer" Amanda Waller sends A.R.G.U.S. agents to kidnap Diggle. Waller informs Diggle that Lyla has gone missing after following a lead on Deadshot in Moscow. When Diggle tells the team he's headed to Russia to rescue Lyla, Oliver and Felicity decide to join, but things get messy when Isabel shows up on the tarmac and insists on joining Oliver's "work trip." Meanwhile, Moira's lawyer, Jean, tells Thea that dating Roy, a known criminal, is hurting her mother's case.
(Season 2, Episode 5)
"League of Assassins" While Oliver tends to the Canary's wounds, he tries to get her to talk about where she came from but she refuses. However, after Oliver and the Canary are attacked at the Queen mansion by a trained killer from the League of Assassins, she confesses to how she's connected with the nefarious group. Meanwhile with Moira facing multiple counts of murder and conspiracy for her part in the destruction of The Glades, the Assistant District Attorney offers her a choice - plead guilty now and avoid the death penalty or take your chances in court. Thea begs her mother to fight for her life but Moira seems resolute about taking the offer. Meanwhile, Oliver is furious with Laurel for joining the prosecution's team on his mother's case.
(Season 2, Episode 4)
"Crucible" Oliver discovers a man who goes by the name "The Mayor" is bringing illegal guns in to The Glades, so Oliver sponsors a "Cash for Guns" event to help clean up the city. Unfortunately, The Mayor crashes the event with his gang and seriously injures Sin. The Canary is furious when she learns her friend is in the hospital and sets out for revenge. Meanwhile, Felicity stuns Oliver with a bit of information about the Canary, Donner asks Laurel to dinner, and Diggle reconnects with an old friend.
(Season 2, Episode 3)
"Broken Dolls" Lance learns a criminal named Barton Mathis, whom he put away years ago, broke out of prison during the quake and is back to torturing and murdering women. Felicity offers herself as bait so Arrow, Diggle, and Lance can catch this villain, but the plan goes awry. Furious, Mathis kidnaps Laurel in retaliation and plans to murder her while Lance watches. Meanwhile, Thea and Oliver are stunned when District Attorney Adam Donner seeks the death penalty for Moira. Oliver asks Roy to help him find the Canary.
(Season 2, Episode 2)
"Identity" Oliver finds out the medicine that is being sent to Glades Memorial is being hijacked by thieves. Without an influx of supplies, the hospital will close. Roy attempts to stop the thieves, but he fails and is arrested by Officer Lance. Oliver gets into a heated battle with China White and her new partner, Ben Turner, AKA the Bronze Tiger, over the supplies. Meanwhile, Laurel makes plans to catch the Arrow, and Thea gives Roy an ultimatum.
(Season 2, Episode 1)
"City of Heroes" Diggle and Felicity travel to Lian Yu in search of Oliver who left Starling City after The Undertaking. Convinced to return home, Oliver finds that things are in worse shape than he thought - Isabel Rochev is preparing a hostile takeover of Queen Consolidated, Thea refuses to visit Moira (Susanna Thompson) in jail, Roy is trying to fill the void left by the Arrow's absence, and Laurel is working with the District Attorney's office to take down the vigilante. Meanwhile, flashbacks to the island show Slade, Shado, and Oliver in a desperate situation.
(Season 1, Episode 23)
"Sacrifice" The season finale! Oliver and Diggle race to stop the Dark Archer from unleashing his vengeance on The Glades. However, they run into a roadblock after Detective Lance picks up Felicity for questioning. Tommy and Oliver's already tumultuous relationship takes a turn for the worse after Oliver makes a confession about Laurel. After hearing of the danger in The Glades, Thea races to find Roy, inadvertently putting herself directly in the line of fire for Malcolm's devious plan. On the island, Oliver, Slade and Shado are locked in a life-or-death struggle against Fyers as his missiles lock on a full Ferris Air jetliner.
(Season 1, Episode 22)
"Darkness On The Edge Of Town" With the Undertaking days away, Malcolm dons his black hood to conclude business with seismologist Dr. Brion Markov and his team. Oliver and Moira entertain a number of surprise - and mostly unwelcome - visitors. Hooded confrontations at home and the Meryln Global Group reveal dark secrets. Meanwhile, Roy and Thea are still looking out for a hero. Laurel makes a decision after Tommy's revelation. In a flashback to the island, Oliver, Slade and Shado struggle to prevent Fyers from shooting a Ferris Air jet out of the sky.
(Season 1, Episode 21)
"The Undertaking" Finding it difficult to mend fences with Tommy and Diggle, Oliver instead focuses on crossing another name off the list. While digging through a crooked accountant's laptop, Felicity discovers a transaction that could help Oliver find Walter. To reconfirm the lead, Oliver gambles that Felicity can be counted on in the field for the first time. In a flashback, Malcolm reveals to Robert Queen and Frank Chen painful details surrounding his wife's murder, and how that shaped his plans for the Glades. Meanwhile, Tommy stuns Laurel with the truth.
(Season 1, Episode 20)
"Home Invasion" Deadshot returns to Starling City after taking down a U.S. Ambassador and six others overseas. By keeping tabs on A.R.G.U.Sâ€™s manhunt for the assassin, Oliver, Diggle, and Felicity learn that a sting operation is underway to capture Deadshot â€“ alive. Diggle is determined to see his brotherâ€™s killer dead, with or without Ollieâ€™s help. Meanwhile, Laurel takes drastic steps to protect a young witness, exacerbating friction between Tommy and Oliver. Later, Roy Harper unconventionally pursues all leads to find his new hero, but runs afoul of Detective Lance. Back on the island, Oliver recalls how Shado helped him incrementally gain confidence with a bow and hit the target for the first time.
(Season 1, Episode 19)
"Unfinished Business" When a young woman meets a violent death after partying at Verdant, Detective Lance and his new partner, Detective Hilton inform Oliver and Tommy that she was on the drug Vertigo. Oliver immediately pays a visit to the mental institution where The Count 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.
(Season 1, Episode 18)
"Salvation" An angry resident of The Glades who calls himself â€œThe Saviorâ€ 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 Arrowâ€™s vigilantism. Oliver is horrified by this statement and vows to stop â€œThe Savior,â€ 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 motherâ€™s claim that Sara is still alive. Meanwhile, Malcolm tells Moira to find the person responsible for his attempted murder.
(Season 1, Episode 17)
"The Huntress Returns" With his nightclub set to open and a new romance brewing with McKenna, Oliver is as happy as heâ€™s been since returning to Starling City. But when Oliverâ€™s ex, 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 Dinah Lance who claims she has proof Sara is still alive. Thea gets Roy Harper a job at Oliverâ€™s club, but heâ€™s not too inclined to stop his life of crime. Oliver and Tommy are thrilled they were able to get Steve Aoki to play at the opening of their new nightclub, Verdant.
(Season 1, Episode 16)
"Dead to Rights" Oliver and Diggle learn that Deadshot is alive and targeting Malcom; Tommy refuses to attend a benefit honoring Malcom; Oliver tries to balance his relationship with McKenna and his duties at Arrow.
(Season 1, Episode 15)
"Dodger" A jewel thief known as Dodger targets rare gems in Starling City. Felicity convinces Oliver to go after the thief, and Oliver bugs McKenna's phone to get the information he needs to find the thief. Meanwhile, Thea runs up against a purse-snatcher and Moira asks a friend for help dealing with Malcolm.
(Season 1, Episode 14)
"The Odyssey" Oliver turns to Felicity for help when Moira unwittingly shoots her own son. As Oliver teeters on the verge of death, he remembers his time on the island when he teamed up with Slade Wilson to hijack a plane and escape.
(Season 1, Episode 13)
"Betrayal" Mobster Cyrus Vanch gets out of prison on a technicality and plans to take over the power vacuum in Starling City by taking down the biggest threat: The Hood. Meanwhile, Diggle confirms that Moira is involved with Robert's death, but Oliver refuses to accept his mother's activities. And on the island, Oliver meets a potential ally... if the man doesn't kill him first.
(Season 1, Episode 12)
"Vertigo" Starling City is overwhelmed by a flood of a new drug, Vertigo, and Thea is arrested after using it. Oliver sets out to seek down the drug's creator, The Count, only to be dosed with it himself.
(Season 1, Episode 11)
"Trust but Verify" An armored bank robbery puts Oliver on the trial of Ted Gaynor, a man on his father's list... and Diggle's former commanding officer. Meanwhile, Thea suspects that Malcolm and Moira are having an affair, and Malcolm tries to make amends with Tommy.
(Season 1, Episode 10)
"Burned" When Joanna's brother is killed in a mysterious fire, she asks Laurel for help. Laurel calls the Hood, unaware that Oliver is having a crisis of confidence after the Dark Archer defeated him. While Oliver decides whether to get involved, Laurel and Tommy have issues when Tommy suggests that he move in. Meanwhile, Thea tries to get Moira out of her depression due to Walter's disappearance.
(Season 1, Episode 9)
"Year's End" A mysterious archer is on the loose in Starling City, framing Oliver for murders he didn't commit. As Oliver tries to track the copy cat down with Quentin's help, he tries to juggle his responsibilities to his family when he tries to arrange a Christmas party to bring the Queens together during the holiday.
(Season 1, Episode 8)
"Vendetta" Oliver takes Helena under her wing and trains her in how to be a vigilante that seeks justice rather than vengeance. Meanwhile, Tommy continues to have problems after his father cuts him off of his trust fund, and Walter realizes that there is still more to learn about Moira and her secret operations.
(Season 1, Episode 7)
"Muse of Fire" A new vigilante in Starling City is going after mobster Frank Bertinelli. However, when the vigilante almost hits Moira, Oliver vows to put an end to the newcomer's reign of terror. Meanwhile, Tommy gets a rude surprise from his father.
(Season 1, Episode 6)
"Legacies" Diggle convinces Oliver to go after bank robbers even though they're not on Robert Queen's list. However, Oliver soon discovers that they may be connected to his father after all. Meanwhile, Tommy asks Thea for dating advice and Moira feels the sting of Walter's departure and Oliver's cavalier attitude toward her.
(Season 1, Episode 5)
"Damaged" Oliver sets himself up to be arrested for murder so that he can prove that he's not the Arrow vigilante. However, his plan has unexpected results when he's forced to lie to his family and friends... including Laurel, who he asks to serve as his attorney. Meanwhile, Walter discovers that Moira has been keeping secrets from him with deadly consequences.
(Season 1, Episode 4)
"An Innocent Man" When Oliver learns of an innocent man framed by one of the men on his list, he turns to Laurel for help getting a confession from the guilty party. Meanwhile, Diggle considers Oliver's job offer and Walter learns that Moira has made a secret withdrawal from the company funds.
(Season 1, Episode 3)
"Lone Gunmen" A master assassin arrives in town and kills one of the businessman that Oliver is targeting. While Oliver goes after him, he discovers that he must protect his stepfather Walter and needs Quentin's help. Meanwhile, Thea and Moira start to reconcile their differences and Tommy reveals to Oliver that he and Laurel were involved during his five-year absence.
(Season 1, Episode 2)
"Honor Thy Father" Laurel tries to prosecute Martin Somers, a drug smuggler who is on Oliver's list. and responsible for the death of her client's father. Meanwhile, Oliver tries to reconnect with his family while repelling their efforts to put him in charge of Queen Consolidated.
(Season 1, Episode 1)
"Pilot" After five years stranded on a desert island, Oliver returns to his hometown of Starling City and vows to put his developed survival skills to use carrying out his father's last wishes to take out the men who dominate the city. First he must settle back into his life, only to discover that his old girlfriend hates him, his mother has married his father's business partner, and his younger sister is using drugs.