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  1. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    Supergirl wasn't a spin off. And whoever once said that Supergirl was just modeled after Felicity was wrong. Melissa is a vastly superior actress to Emily and all the actresses in Arrow. And it's much better to watch.

    But I agree. Give Felicity her own dumping ground show where all the Tumblr fans can watch her to their hearts' content and we can be rid of her on Arrow.
     
  2. KillerMcQueen Mortal-ish

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    Can they also have Guggenheim and Mericle showrun it? I'm willing to take the gamble on literally anyone else for the Arrow showrunners right now.
     
  3. AspieXLDS Registered

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    Oh please, God, yes... get rid of those two as showrunners for Arrow! I gave Mericle a chance and for a bit, she seemed to balance out and curb some of MG's more.... nonsensical plot methods... but alas, those days are gone.
     
  4. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    It will be a mericle if she goes. :o
     
  5. Paradox1 Registered

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    Yes indeed
     
  6. SpideyVille Walking out the Desert

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    I still can't get a read on Mericle. Either she pushes Guggenheim with the Olicity stuff, or she really is scared to death of Olicity fans and can't even do an interview talking about them without looking paranoid.
     
  7. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    Can't they go and work on a Tumblr-only fan fiction Olicity series instead? They don't even need to film full scenes but just create lots of gifs.

    And Arrow seems like a fan fiction series right now.
     
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    This show is an embarrassment now. For shame how much it's sunk. But it is following the pattern of the Reeve Superman films and the 90s Batman films.

    Season One: Great
    Season Two: Good, entertaining, but the writing could have been stronger.
    Season Three: A major disappointment
    Season Four: Full ****** (just like Batman and Robin, and Superman IV).

    Show might as well be renamed 'Felicity and Friends'
     
  9. famicommander Registered

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    I still think season 3 sucked more, but I have Arrow as firmly the worst show in its fictional multiverse at this point.

    Flash >>> Supergirl > Legends of Tomorrow > 90s Flash > Vixen > Constantine >> Arrow

    I think they peaked in season 2. The first half of season 1 was rough but the second half was great. Season 3 was pretty much all terrible, and season 4 has been mediocre at best.

    As I've said before, it's the shared multiverse that keeps me watching Arrow. Flash, Vixen, Constantine, Atom, White Canary, etc showing up on Arrow is the only thing that has salvaged the last two seasons.
     
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    Season 2 had weaker writing and plotting compared to Season One. Especially the Miricuru nonsense, the cure they pulled from their collective butts, the awkward Sara moments and her contrived backstory, etc.
    Manu Bennett's performance is what elevated the season, but sadly it was saddled with poor characterization. "Shaaaadooooo"

    Season 4 is when the show has become truly brainless, borderline unwatchable. An unapologetic CW soap opera for the shippers.
     
  11. zenith16 Registered

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    well we know that blurry death stroke(cause I wasn't able to tell with it's blurryness) looking dude in the sizzle reel was who bugged eyed bandit is using to kill felicity. it's a robot .
     
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    Oh, she's trying to kill Felicity? I know who's going to popular in this section. :o
     
  13. Slade W "Who Is Slade?"

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    You can argue with its execution and how they handled it, because they really should have executed it better IMO and put more time into it and built it up more. But in the comics, Slade's motivation is also a dead loved one. The reason Slade went after the Teen Titans is because of the death of his son Grant, which he blamed on the Titans. In a similar manner to the comics, the death of his loved one was also someone else's fault, but he put most of the blame on one party. In the comics, H.I.V.E were also responsible for Grant's death, because they gave him a formula that enhanced his abilities, but in the end it caused him to burn out and die, but he still put most of the blame on the Teen Titans. In Arrow, Ivo was responsible for Shado's death, but he put most of the blame on Oliver, who he considered to be more at fault.

    He was also hurt because he considered Oliver's "treachery" to be quite hurtful as he viewed them both as brothers, and he spoke before about how much loyalty means to him after Billy Wintergreen betrayed him, another person that was very close to him and who he made the godfather to his son (in the comics Slade and Wintergreen were very close too, as they both saved each others lives at different points and Billy stood by Slade, even after he did horrible things that resulted in him getting divorced).
     
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  14. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    This show is now a shado of its former self. :o
     
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    The death of a son isn't the same as the death of a woman you've known for barely half a year. Oliver lying being hurtful is another silly thing that, it's from a guy who he's barely known for a year. Have a very great day!

    God bless you! God bless everyone!
     
  16. Slade W "Who Is Slade?"

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    I never said it was the same. It doesn't change the fact that the motivations are similar and that it was a clear reference to the comics and that Slade is someone who gets revenge for dead loved ones. It is a part of his character. That is a fact. I also did say that they should have done it better. I made that pretty clear in my first sentence. Slade was also much kinder and respectful to Shado than he was to Grant. He was not a very good father in the comics and his ego is what rendered his son Jericho mute, when he should have put it to the side and done what the kidnappers asked of him.

    He was trapped on an island with him and he, along with Shado, were his only company. They trained together, the fought together, they lived together and they survived together and had each others back. It is perfectly believable that the two forged a strong and close bond in such circumstances. Slade even went back for Oliver when he was in trouble and put himself at risk by doing so, when he could have left him. He clearly cared for him a lot. It is not silly at all.
     
  17. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    If Batman ever did show up in Olicity Arrow, would his Batmobile be known as the Tumblr? :o
     
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    If Guggenheim & Mericle did BvS Felicity would replace WW and the heroes would be fighting over her.
     
  19. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    The Guggenheim & Mericle Felicity Universe, aka GM FU. :o
     
  20. SpideyVille Walking out the Desert

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    Not true. She would replace Barbara Gordon, who was so badass with computers that she never needed to suit up, and Batman, Superman, AND Wonder Woman would be fighting over her.

    :awesome:
     
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  21. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    Someone was already banned in the Flash thread for talking about BvS. You've even said yourself here that it's not relevant. And it's not. Why do we have to read spoilers in a thread that's got nothing to do with the movie?
     
  22. Slade W "Who Is Slade?"

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    Thanks. Edited. Please edit my quote in your post too lol.
     
  23. Slade W "Who Is Slade?"

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    There, there pet. It was a mistake on my part. You were the one who mentioned Batman in the first place, when you were trying to be funny.
     
  24. Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    And that was relating to Tumblr fans who drive this show. I didn't mention any spoilers.
     
  25. C. Lee Superherohype Administrator

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    Well....pet.....you got 2 weeks probation for posting untagged spoilers from a movie in a forum that doesn't cover it.
     
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