Critic Consensus: Arrow returns with aplomb, promising that the series can deftly navigate a more aspirational tonal shift and the introduction of more fantastical elements.
as Oliver Queen
as Dinah "Laurel" Lance
as Walter Steele
as John Diggle
as Robert Queen
as Quentin Lance
as Thea Queen
as Felicity Smoak
as Roy Harper
as Malcolm Merlyn
as Damien Darhk
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Critic reviews for Green Arrow
Fun episode filled with a lot of suspense and surprises. Didn't blow anyone away with the action, but Oliver finally donning his official Green Arrow costume was more than enough to earn this episode plenty of high praise.
Well, raise your hand if you were absolutely floored by the new Oliver Queen on Arrow!
The verdict is "Green Arrow" is a definite improvement over the end of last season. So far, so good. However, I'm skeptical over the promise of a lighter tone.
Despite the awkward re-introduction of Arrow back to crimefighting in Star City, the rest of the episode was strong, quickly establishing the season's main threat... and the major tease that this season will have some major consequences for Team Arrow.
If you like sappy romance, it's got you. If you like angsty bromance, it's got you. If you like ladies being superheroes, it's got you. And if you just want to figure out this season's latest tragic mystery, it has got you.
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