Arrow S:04 E:12

Episode Title: Unchained
Original Airdate: 2-3-16

Season 4 continued its roller coaster ride with another episode filled with some great highs and some confusing, unnecessary lows. It’s been the tale of this season and there’s no getting around it at this point so it’s best to just accept what works and not get too worried about the mistakes that have carried through for most of the year. Continue reading Arrow S:04 E:12

Arrow S:04 E:10

Episode Title: Blood Debt
Original Airdate: 1-20-16

While a lot of people had issues with Season 3, I’m finding this season a much tougher one to enjoy. Though there’s still more episodes left in Season 4 than we’ve seen so far this mid-season return did little to inspire confidence the issues will get resolved. Continue reading Arrow S:04 E:10

Arrow S:04 E:08

Episode Title: Legends of Yesterday
Original Airdate: 12-2-15

The closest we’ll come to the CW version of the Justice League debuted on Arrow, in a satisfying conclusion to the now annual Arrow/Flash crossover event.

It wasn’t all perfect, this was the one time so much focus on the support staff members like Cisco and Felicity was getting in the way of straight out superhero fight action, but it was a lot of fun. Continue reading Arrow S:04 E:08

Arrow S:04 E:07

Episode Title: Brotherhood
Original Airdate: 11-19-15

When I heard yet another presumed dead character would be popping up, I was braced for more of the same, but an intriguing twist made this week’s episode more engaging than the standard Arrow staple plot twist.

Thankfully not stretching out the Andy revelation, Diggle immediately tells Oliver about HIVE targeting Andy because his criminal activities were infringing on their agenda. Continue reading Arrow S:04 E:07

Arrow S:04 E:04

Episode Title: Beyond Redemption
Original Airdate: 10-28-15

For the first time since the season premiere, “Arrow” felt more like a show about Oliver Queen and less an extended springboard for “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.”

This was an eventful night with some major developments and possibly a strong hint as to who will be occupying that grave come six months later. Continue reading Arrow S:04 E:04