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Old 02-24-16, 06:08 PM
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Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16




WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

ARROW

"Taken" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

VIXEN JOINS TEAM ARROW - Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes he needs help battling Darhk (guest star Neal McDonough) so he calls in an old friend - Vixen (guest star Megalyn E.K.). Using her magical ability to summon animal powers, Vixen gets a lock on Darhk's location and the team goes to war. Meanwhile, Thea (Willa Holland) has a heart-to-heart talk with Malcolm (John Barrowman). Gregory Smith directed the episode with story by Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Keto Shimizu & Brian Ford Sullivan (#415). Original airdate 2/24/16.

Episode 15 of 23

Also taking 1 month off after tonight
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

I was just thinking the other day how Arrow needed a larger cast.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Ah... she was in House of Lies.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

If anyone wants to watch the animated Vixen series it is on CW Seed: http://www.cwseed.com/shows/vixen/vi...9-818188019537

It cuts all the episodes together into one 30 minute episode. Amell and Gustin voices both appear.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

So Flash and Arrow taking a month off. What about Legends?
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Vixen is one of those characters that I just could never get behind. Almost as bad of a power as Aquaman.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

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So Flash and Arrow taking a month off. What about Legends?
Legends of Tomorrow has 3 week break in March
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

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Vixen is one of those characters that I just could never get behind. Almost as bad of a power as Aquaman.
nice butt tho.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

McDonough's stunt double needs a better wig.

That ending was hilarious and absurd. I am a bitch and leaving you, oh and I can walk again!

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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

The ending was absurd.

I've always thought Vixen was one of the coolest female superheroes. She has an interesting set of powers. Back in the 90s everyone wanted to cast Halle Berry as Vixen.

All we need now are Gypsy and the Elongated Man to round up the Justice League of America's Detroit era team.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

All I know of Vixen is from the Justice League and I liked her in that. Also the Seed Short was ok.

The ending to this was horrible. They made Felicity seem like a self absorbed B. I wish they never got together in the first place.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Loved the little Easter eggs.

Constantine is in hell

Oliver: "Mari and I had an animated encounter last year."

But yeah at Felicity breaking up with Ollie and magically getting up and walking away.

Looks like it's only temporary

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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Love seeing a live-action VIXEN. Good effects with her powers.

That ending was screwy. Tone down the personal drama, people.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Felicity shouldn't have been able to walk away. A few months of zero muscle activity and your muscles get weak from lack of tone. Even if the nerves fire it would take a rehab stint to get you walking again.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Really? Really? A chick suddenly flies away because she has a necklace that allows her to make a smoke looking eagle appear around her, some dude force chokes 3 people before his magical rock is broken and he loses said powers, And you're calling shenanigans on her being able to walk too soon after being given said ability back by some robotic spine chip?
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

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Really? Really? A chick suddenly flies away because she has a necklace that allows her to make a smoke looking eagle appear around her, some dude force chokes 3 people before his magical rock is broken and he loses said powers, And you're calling shenanigans on her being able to walk too soon after being given said ability back by some robotic spine chip?
I was wondering why he didn't just take the necklace once he noticed it...
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Maybe the biostimulant electronically worked her muscles like those things Bruce Lee used to use.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

I've reached the point where I'm more interested in the pointless flashback story than the main arc.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

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I've reached the point where I'm more interested in the pointless flashback story than the main arc.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Felicity is fucking amazing. First she beats mental illness in a single episode, then she beats paraplegia.

BTW: Vixen has the same subset of powers as Animal Man and B'wana Beast. They all get their powers from the same source.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

How about that scene where Oliver brings Samantha to the lair, where she meets Oliver's ex-girlfriend Laurel ("Hi Laurel! Sorry Oliver cheated on you with me.") and his fiancee Felicity, who's pissed at him for not telling her about his son with Samantha. That wasn't awkward at all.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

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Fantasy/Dream sequence?

Yeah, her getting up to leave him was obviously coming, but still came off as bitchy as hell. Short of the speech from Malcolm (another otherwise cool character they have totally ruined) the rest of the episode was really solid. But I'm not looking for Vixen to come back. Actress did not pull it off well enough for me to want to see her again.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

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How about that scene where Oliver brings Samantha to the lair, where she meets Oliver's ex-girlfriend Laurel ("Hi Laurel! Sorry Oliver cheated on you with me.") and his fiancee Felicity, who's pissed at him for not telling her about his son with Samantha. That wasn't awkward at all.
If this show wanted a real change of direction, Oliver's nonchalance about taking everyone he's ever met down to the secret lair should lead to Thea or Diggle getting killed.

Of course the show uses it so much because the set is cool and they need to justify its expense.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Thought Vixen was great and the effects when her powers kick in was cool. Wouldn't mind seeing her guest appear again or show up on Legends of Tomorrow Season 2.
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Re: Arrow (S4E15) -- "Taken" -- 2/24/16

Oliver screws everybody.

My favorite scene in S1 was when he did Laurel in front of an open window while she was with Tommy.

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