Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.
as Oliver Queen
as Dinah "Laurel" Lance
as Tommy Merlyn
as Walter Steele
as John Diggle
as Robert Queen
as Quentin Lance
as Moira Queen
as Thea Queen
as Felicity Smoak
as China White
as Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger
Critic reviews for Identity
'Identity' makes it clear in several different ways that, although his quest is essentially a morally principled one, Oliver Queen has more than just the blood of evil doers on his hands.
All in all, we dug the duality of tonight's "Identity"...though the episode itself ironically could have done with a stronger sense of its own identity.
Even if "Identity" had been a substandard episode...this would be more than enough incentive to have me anxiously awaiting for next week-same Arrow time, same Arrow place.
What I liked most about this episode was the team building. Not just Felicity and Diggle cementing their place in Oliver's life but him actually bringing Roy into the fold.
There's a sense of swagger here, of the show radiating a genuine, winning confidence.
The more personal story of Oliver's identity that this episode elects to focus on means that "Identity" is largely successful, but it's likely not possible to fully judge this story until we see just where all this is headed.
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