Critic Consensus: Cohesively dramatic and sharply personal, "Disbanded" is straightforward quality Arrow.

Episode Info

Diggle and Felicity are shocked by Oliver's decision to call on the Bratva to help take down Prometheus. Concerned the Bratva may overstep, Diggle has a hard conversation with Oliver about what happens if things go south. Meanwhile, Felicity learns something shocking at Helix.


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
Josh Segarra
as Prometheus
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Critic Reviews for Disbanded

It was one of the more dramatic installments.

Aug 3, 2018 | Rating: 3.6/5 | Full Review…

Disbanded,... never quite seemed to answer any of the show's most pressing questions.

Aug 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Disbanded, sort of gets the show back on message.

Aug 2, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Disbanded actually comes across as one of the more pleasantly straightforward hours the series has produced all season long.

Aug 1, 2018 | Full Review…

[In this episode,] Curtis [had] his most character-defining moment to date.

Jul 31, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Arrow not only finally found itself again in season five, it started delivering episodes that made you excited for the next one.

Jul 30, 2018 | Full Review…

Disbanded offers plenty of action, with several factions plotting various capers.

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

The concept of Oliver selling his soul is an interesting one.

Apr 5, 2017 | Full Review…

Another sensational episode that furthered the personal stakes of an already highly personal season.

Mar 29, 2017 | Rating: 9.5/10 | Full Review…