Three Ghosts
Arrow Season 2



Critic Ratings: 12
Critics Consensus

Arrow writers flex every narrative muscle in a masterful display of how to do a TV midseason finale right.

Episode Info

Oliver is forced to confront some demons from his past following a clash with Cyrus Gold, and Roy gets better acquainted with Brother Blood.


Stephen Amell
as Oliver Queen
Katie Cassidy
as Dinah "Laurel" Lance
Colin Donnell
as Tommy Merlyn
Colin Salmon
as Walter Steele
David Ramsey
as John Diggle
Jamey Sheridan
as Robert Queen
Paul Blackthorne
as Quentin Lance
Willa Holland
as Thea Queen
Emily Bett Rickards
as Felicity Smoak
Graham Shiels
as Cyrus Gold/Acolyte
Kevin Alejandro
as Brother Blood
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Critic Reviews for Three Ghosts

This was a strong mid-season finale with lots of action and plenty of big story development.

Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…

The flashbacks have been compelling enough, but "Three Ghosts" points out that, until tonight, they weren't truly vital.

Jul 30, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

At any rate, 'Three Ghosts' was a potent mix of fan service moments...and table setting for the season to come.

Aug 7, 2018 | Full Review…

We're content to marvel over how deftly "Three Ghosts" manages to accomplish its Dickensian feats of exploring past, present and future, without skimping on the shiny explosions.

Aug 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Besides having a great main storyline, "Three Ghosts" also finally makes good on connecting Oliver's flashback world to his present situation.

Aug 2, 2018 | Rating: 8.8/10 | Full Review…

[This] mid-season finale hit me like a bolt of lightning.

Aug 2, 2018 | Full Review…

"Three Ghosts" was EXACTLY the right way to have your audience chomping at the bit for your series to return.

Feb 7, 2019 | Full Review…

Other than a slightly underwhelming debut for the Flash, this episode fired on all cylinders...The twists kept coming, the drama never stopped, and we have a very compelling new enemy for Ollie to contend with in the second half of the season.

Aug 1, 2018 | Rating: 9.6/10 | Full Review…

Incredibly then, 'Three Ghosts' manages to outdo last week's 'The Scientist'...with a winning combination of expert action, smart humour and knowing nods to comic book mythology.

Aug 1, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

When you take out the Barry Allen stuff, the whole Brother Blood/Solomon Grundy thing really could have been wrapped up in one episode. Still, there's so much else going on here that I wouldn't feel cheated.

Aug 1, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It was fitting that the writers left both the actors and the viewers with a little holiday treat: that iconic green mask we've been waiting to see since the beginning!

Jul 31, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

Now this is the business: Arrow bringing it's A-game to the concluding part of the mid-season finale.

Feb 7, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…