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Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16





WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

ARROW

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

OLIVER STEPS IN FOR DIGGLE - Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Lyla (guest star Audrey Marie Anderson) team up on a secret mission for Diggle (David Ramsey). Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) finds out and disapproves of the plan and opts to stay behind. When Tobias Church (guest star Chad L. Coleman) launches a deadly assault against the city, Felicity must decide if she wants to send the recruits out sans the Green Arrow. Dermott Downs directed the episode written by Brian Ford Sullivan & Oscar Balderrama (#504). Original airdate 10/26/2016.

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Old 10-27-16, 05:27 AM
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

quit last season half way through

only watched the first ep of this season

i just dont care anymore. sucks is really enjoyed s1-2
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Originally Posted by phantom_azazel View Post
quit last season half way through

only watched the first ep of this season

i just dont care anymore. sucks is really enjoyed s1-2
What a great contribution!
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Originally Posted by phantom_azazel View Post
quit last season half way through

only watched the first ep of this season

i just dont care anymore. sucks is really enjoyed s1-2
Gee thanks. What exactly does this have to do with Arrow season 5 episode 4?


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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Liar, thread capping is when you make cap out of thread.

Back on topic. How the heck did Mr Terrific braid his hair so fast? One minute he has a fro and next braids. Loved the episode but this was just to out there. This was almost as bad as Casey Jones fighting Church hand to hand instead of using his guns.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

For the generic boss villain, Church isn't bad. You can tell they are trying to make this season of Arrow a little more like the early days. The one addition is this team concept with Ollie in charge of rookies.

I am still not sure what Mr. Terrific does in battle but get shot or stabbed. Trust me, he's a much cooler character in the comic books.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

So far, I'm good with Chad Colemen's Tobias Church. A much more grounded boss villain than how ridiculous things got with Damien Dahrk last season.

As far as Diggle goes, I'm glad he's out of prison, but his storyline isn't resolved until they find his unit who framed him for murder. Hopefully that isn't dragged out too long. He needs to get over his guilt trip about killing his piece of shit brother.

I'm not familiar with Mr. Terrific's background. What exactly is supposed to make him special? We know Curtis is a genius and has some athletic ability. I'm guessing this version of Mr. Terrific is still a work in progress.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

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I'm not familiar with Mr. Terrific's background. What exactly is supposed to make him special? We know Curtis is a genius and has some athletic ability. I'm guessing this version of Mr. Terrific is still a work in progress.
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From the comics:
1) Batman/Lex Luther level intelligence. Plus, he can basically learn anything almost immediately.
2) Martial Arts expert
3) Gadgets.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Ragman outclasses the rest of the team by far (and probably even Oliver). He really doesn't belong here.

Mr. Terrific is considered the 3rd smartest person in the DCU- right behind Lex and Batman.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

They seriously need to stop teasing with the Ted Kord stuff if they're never going to follow through and give us a solid Blue Beetle.

Assholes, stop teasing me with that shit.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

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They seriously need to stop teasing with the Ted Kord stuff if they're never going to follow through and give us a solid Blue Beetle.

Assholes, stop teasing me with that shit.
The whole show is one big Batman tease anyways.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Wasn't really a fan of this episode. Honestly outside of Diggle breaking out and Wild Dog being captured I couldn't tell you a single thing that happened. Glad to see Artemis finally got a bow though as her taking out thugs with kung fu was even less believable than Thea doing it.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Was that a glimpse of Vigilante in the preview?
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
I'm not familiar with Mr. Terrific's background. What exactly is supposed to make him special? We know Curtis is a genius and has some athletic ability. I'm guessing this version of Mr. Terrific is still a work in progress.
They introduced Curtis on Arrow as goofy comic relief. I think the idea was to fill Felicity's old role of geeky tech support when she moved up to being Ollie's girlfriend.

Mr. Terrific in the comics has a much different tone. That Mr. Terrific is the black version of mating Lex Luthor with Steve Jobs, as a good guy.
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

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Ragman outclasses the rest of the team by far (and probably even Oliver). He really doesn't belong here.

Mr. Terrific is considered the 3rd smartest person in the DCU- right behind Lex and Batman.
I was coming here to comment on Ragman. From what we have seen it appears he could basically take care of anything himself. Why did Wild Dog go back when Ragman could have handled it without even trying.

Bullets, bombs...nothing. They said he had that put on to protect him from a nuke!
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Re: Arrow (S5E04) -- "Penance" -- 10/26/16

If they are going to keep Ragman around I hope they will do a better job of explainong what the hell he is and what he can do, and' can't do. It would make having that terrible actor around tolerable. Same goes for Wild Dog. Hopefully the result of this episode is having Diggle around more rather than those two.

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