Arrow General Discussion Thread - Part 5

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  1. mr. peasant

    mr. peasant Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I think it's too early for Blue Beetle as a fellow superhero/vigilante. Instead, what I'm hoping is for just Ted Kord in the episode with hints that he has the potential to be a hero and might eventually become one in the future.
     
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  2. Sawyer

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    Given that we haven't really seen any casting news that would point in the direction of Ted Kord, I'm thinking we just see a visual reference to Kord Industries with the possibility of him showing up in person next season.
     
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  3. riotgirl77

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    Maybe Kord hooks Ollie up with some cool trick arrows?
     
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  5. Scarecrow_King

    Scarecrow_King Perpetually Annoyed

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    Or maybe Ollie just goes in and takes them. :up:
     
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  6. Justin

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    Prior to watching Arrow the only thing I knew was that Green Arrow was on an island in his origins and that he wore a green hood and fired a bow and arrow. I knew of a couple of characters that have shown up from other things, but the GA enemies I didn't know. Listening to people on certain topics on this forum I'd say I may actually like Arrow more BECAUSE i wasn't that clued up on GA to be honest. Other people can get disappointed if a character isn't how they envisioned it. Everything is introduced, they assume you know nothing, although provide easter eggs in name drops and news references that excite you if you get them, but just go over your head if you don't.

    So this show has good production values. You'll get people complain and whine as they do about anything. No it's not as artistic looking as Game of Thrones, but it's not meant to be. It's equal to other top shows such as Dr. Who, Buffy etc.

    The island (5 year flashback in every episode) is very reminiscent of Lost. A very intriguing storyline going on there based on survival. The city is current day. It's about Oliver Queen returning to cross names off a list his father left him, who are the bad people in the city.

    The way the villains/heroes are done are more of a nod to the comic books than a faithful reproduction. In Green Arrow, the Royal Flush Gang is a family of people who look like Kings/Queens etc. In Arrow, they are a modern day bank robbery gang who wear hockey masks with K, Q, 10 and A on them. So it's the royal flush gang, but done in a way that fits the show.

    As such, right now there is no powers. It's all realistic/vigilante rather than "super hero". The characters as a whole are gritty. It takes a lot of cues from Nolan's batman to the point of ripping it off at times. It can get bloody.. lets say the likable cast of Buffy but the more grittiness of Angel.

    Lots of familiar television faces, Katie Cassidy, Colin Salmond, Crixus from Spartacus, River Song and Captain Jack from Dr. Who. A few bits of bad acting here and there, but the lead is solid as are the older cast members.

    I'd definetely try it. And at least up until episode 7 because it picks up from some initial bad acting from the main character to where he's a rock now. I didn't watch Smallville but I heard it was slow paced. This is FAST. Ollie now in both island and city, is nothing like Ollie at the start. So much action, every show.
     
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  7. The Squirrel

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    When do the new episodes start up again?
     
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  8. rashad

    rashad Hype Board Junkie

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    April 24th.
     
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  9. Sawyer

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    http://www.spoilertv.com/2013/04/arrow-episode-122-darkness-on-edge-of.html
    Ferris Air. :up:
     
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  10. HighFivingMF

    HighFivingMF Welp.

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  11. vantheman77

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    You guys realize that Brion Markov is Geo-Force, right?

    They should bring in Katana as well.
     
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  12. Frico

    Frico The Man Without Fear

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    Yeah and they're making him a seismologist...heh. I guess that's a good way of giving a connection to the character's comic half and his Earth powers.

    And Katana is definitely on the possibility list of heroes who would fit in this world for a future ep.
     
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  13. batdude

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    Ted Kord and Geo Force! too good characters who are not being used in the new 52! Take that, Didio.
     
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  14. The Apocalypse

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    When is the season finale?
     
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  15. Sawyer

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    May 15
     
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  16. Dark Raven

    Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    Well I'm finally caught up with this series and can at last re-enter this thread and the discussions. So since the last time I was in here (which could've been around Christmas time :dry: ), Felicity Smoak is now my favourite female character, I've gone off Thea Queen (she's become annoying) and I'm confused as to how come Deathstroke is Australian (well New Zealandish really) and seemingly a good guy.

    This Shado girl seems cool too. Or rather, the actress Celina Jade is pretty. So she's going to teach Oliver to shoot arrows?
     
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  17. The Squirrel

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    What's to be confused about Slade? Him and Oliver are trapped on an island together and both want to get off of it. Mutual goals. I'm sure they will have a falling out at some point.
     
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  18. Dark Raven

    Dark Raven The Gal from Themyscira

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    A falling out is one thing, but for Slade to become a villain ... and to stop being Aussie... is another.

    I don't remember if he said he is meant to be Australian in this series or not. I think the actor is from New Zealand anyway.
     
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  19. The Squirrel

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    Well he has an accent, and he works for Aussie Intelligence, so yes, I think he is Australian in this. Which isn't really that big of a deal.
     
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  20. Sawyer

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    I don't see how Slade being Australian is cause for confusion...
     
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    Proof that Tommy is preparing to become the Dark Archer. :oldrazz:

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  22. riotgirl77

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    I was surprised to see that too before lol
     
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  23. riotgirl77

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    I dont' think this has been posted : link (It's about this week's? villian)
     
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  25. Lencho01

    Lencho01 Shazoogle! Shazoogle!

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    http://collider.com/arrow-season-2-stephen-amell-interview/

     
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