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 The Mayor
as The Canary
Critic reviews for Crucible
"Crucible" doesn't necessarily aim to top that peak [of last week's "Broken Dolls"], though it still manages to end up with a fairly effective story in its own right.
A strong episode all around. It was great seeing Black Canary in full-on action mode while also getting a bit of her backstory.
I can't decide if the plot of this episode is flimsy, or if it just supports the emotional twists really well.
Indeed, "The Crucible" is an hour of TV defined by its twists, turns and teases.
The second season of Arrow continues to outdo the first, this week highlighted by a major team-up between Ollie and Black Canary that offered new insight into the show's history.
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