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Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16




WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

ARROW

"Beacon of Hope" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

BRIE LARVAN AKA THE BUG-EYED BANDIT SETS HER SIGHTS ON FELICITY - Brie Larvan (guest star Emily Kinney) breaks out of jail and turns up at Palmer Tech threatening to kill everyone unless she gets the bio-chip that is implanted in Felicity's (Emily Bett Rickards) spine. When Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes that Felicity, Thea (Willa Holland) and Donna (guest star Charlotte Ross) are trapped in Palmer Tech with everyone else, he looks to a surprising ally to help Team Arrow save the day. Michael Schultz directed the episode written by Ben Sokolowski & Brian Ford Sullivan (#417). Original airdate 3/30/16.



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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

i absolutely love that unauthorized people coming into the lair has been a running joke.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

Beeman made of bees. Buzzing here and there and everywhere.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

Charlotte Ross

Fun and campy episode with Kinney coming back. Nice break from the dour Olicity breakup.

at Curtis just walking into the Arrow cave.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

Love this episode.
The Bug-Eyed-Bandit has been a very good villain on FLASH and ARROW.
Emily Kinney does a good job.

Nice seeing Murmur again.

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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

This episode felt like it was written by the Flash's writing staff. Maybe one too many Bee puns but it was a lot of fun. I also noticed it helped that Thea was out of costume for most of the action. The characters on this show have a habit of turning into grim avengers of justice when in costume.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

First episode where I actually liked Laurel. Really seemed like they'll be pushing Ollie x Laurel though.
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First episode where I actually liked Laurel. Really seemed like they'll be pushing Ollie x Laurel though.
I felt that, too, -they may be opening the door there.

I wasn't particularly looking forward to the episode but I really enjoyed it overall. A few too many puns, but a lot of nice throw-away lines and a lighter, more relaxed tone (while still being serious) that I feel the series could use.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

After last week's abortion, this was a swell return. Fun, campy a bit but enjoyable and entertaining.

I'd say I'm sick to death of "Olicity", but I never liked the two of them together in the first place. He's moping over her, and she's acting sanctimonious and c)unty. Kill this thing before it gets to the children. And Mucinex doesnt work
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

They're sure dragging out the Mr. Terrific storyline...
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

At least they have a tech replacement for Felicity. So it's pretty much a given now that Captain Lance is the one that gets it, right?
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

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They're sure dragging out the Mr. Terrific storyline...
Arrow doesn't need another costumed hero at this point. Let's kill a few off first.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

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Arrow doesn't need another costumed hero at this point. Let's kill a few off first.
Doubt that's going to happen any time soon.

Curtis has his little flying metallic turds, so I imagine as soon as he perfects them we'll see him don a costume.
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Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
Arrow doesn't need another costumed hero at this point. Let's kill a few off first.
Indeed. I just started watching Daredevil on Netflix, and it makes Arrow seem bloated by comparison. Still, I thought this latest was a good episode - a lot more pop culture references and a bit of humor too. I just hope they don't overcorrect and lose the darkness entirely.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

http://tvline.com/2016/04/04/arrow-s...egular-curtis/

Echo Kellum (Curtis) promoted to series regular for next season
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

Isn't Mr. Terrific supposed to be one of the most intelligent people in the DCU? That would make him much smarter than Felicity, wouldn't it?
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

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Isn't Mr. Terrific supposed to be one of the most intelligent people in the DCU? That would make him much smarter than Felicity, wouldn't it?
Mr. Terrific's ability is more akin to a superpower like Cisco's visions. He doesn't yet seem notably more intelligent than Palmer or Felicity (she certainly couldn't invent most of Palmer's stuff), but his ability to nearly instantly come up with gadgets goes beyond intelligence.
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Isn't Mr. Terrific supposed to be one of the most intelligent people in the DCU? That would make him much smarter than Felicity, wouldn't it?
He's fond of calling himself the world's third smartest man in the comics. Most people have taken that as he's less intelligent than Lex Luthor and some other person that hasn't been named, possibly Batman or the Atom. That is a little overblown if you ask me, but DC had to sell him somehow.
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

we don't need another superhero in a costume !

When will captain Lance become "Lanceyboy the Peeing avenger"
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Felcity annoying the crap outta me, she needs it doggie style
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Re: Arrow (S4E17) -- "Beacon of Hope" -- 3/30/16

FYI - for those into spoilers. The mystery death has apparently leaked.

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