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Invasion!

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Episode Info

A superhero event continues with Oliver waking up to a life where he never got on the Queen's Gambit. Also, Robert and Moira Queen are alive and well, and Laurel is his loving fiancée and their wedding is imminent. Everything seems perfect, but Oliver starts to notice small imperfections that make him question this new reality. Meanwhile, Felicity and the recruits take on a new threat with help from the Flash and Supergirl.

Cast

Stephen Amell
as Oliver Queen
David Ramsey
as John Diggle
Paul Blackthorne
as Quentin Lance
Willa Holland
as Thea Queen
Emily Bett Rickards
as Felicity Smoak
Susanna Thompson
as Moira Queen
Grant Gustin
as The Flash
Melissa Benoist
as Supergirl
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Critic reviews for Invasion!

Capturing key characters like Ray, Sara, and Thea allowed this to feel a lot more like a universe-defining event rather than a gimmicky crossover.

July 31, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

It was... a 100th episode celebration...that met demands as both part of the crossover and the 100th episode.

August 3, 2018 | Rating: 3.75 | Full Review…

Even when it falters, though, this is certainly the best Arrow has done this season, not just because of the nostalgia factor, but because of the real people inhabiting this hallucination.

August 2, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The hour was largely entertaining.

August 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Something about this episode fell a little flat.

August 1, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The writing, the direction, and especially the acting -- all convey a world designed around the desires of its inhabitants, both big and small. Figuring out all the ways that that manifests is part of the story's appeal.

July 30, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

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