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Old 12-07-16, 05:58 PM
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Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16






WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

ARROW

"What We Leave Behind" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

PROMETHEOUS MAKES A DEADLY MOVE AGAINST OLIVER AND THE TEAM - After Prometheus attacks Curtis (Echo Kellum), Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes Prometheus knows all of Team Arrow's secret identities and is planning to come for them one by one. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Detective Malone (guest star Tyler Ritter) discover a clue that links Prometheus to Oliver's past. Antonio Negret directed the episode written by Wendy Mericle & Beth Schwartz (#509). Original airdate 12/7/2016.

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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

DA... FUQ!!!

Great episode and a maddening midseason finale cliffhanger. Arrow has been really rejuvenated this year.
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Wow, awesome episode!
Was that flashback really something that aired in season 1 or created just for this story? I can't recall exactly all the episodes, but if it was created they did a great job capturing the first season atmosphere and characters
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WTF???

Holy shit!!! at that ending/cliffhanger

That was a crazy awesome episode. Probably the best of this 1st half of the season.

Great midseason finale and great 1st half of the season. Great job by the Arrow writers.
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Man now that was a great episode. So glad the team didnt freak out on Ollie and blamed Prometheus as they should. That could have been dragged out for weeks.
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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

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Wow, awesome episode!
Was that flashback really something that aired in season 1 or created just for this story? I can't recall exactly all the episodes, but if it was created they did a great job capturing the first season atmosphere and characters
created for the show. i don't recall that at all.

the ending was bonkers.
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WHAT?!?!?! So...Flashpoint? But, no, it couldn't be...

Sociopath Ollie is so much more interesting than Green Batman.
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The Arrow team is in shambles. Diggle is back in jail, Felicity is emotionally destroyed and Oliver has massive guilt. Prometheus has been a better villain than expected.

I find Oliver's new girlfriend suspicious. She's either working with Prometheus or somehow involved with him.

I am actually happy some form of Laurel has returned.
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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

Great episode!

Earth-2 Black Canary?
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Well that final scene sure surprised the hell out of me. I didn't like this episode as much as some others did, but that was mainly because I kept trying to remember if this was an actual season 1 storyline or one they just made up this season. Either way, if Arrow can stick the landing I think this might be it's best season ever or close to best after season 2.
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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

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The Arrow team is in shambles. Diggle is back in jail, Felicity is emotionally destroyed and Oliver has massive guilt. Prometheus has been a better villain than expected.

I find Oliver's new girlfriend suspicious. She's either working with Prometheus or somehow involved with him.

I am actually happy some form of Laurel has returned.
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So......Artemis has an issue with what Oliver has done yet the guy she is working with is worse as he is not going after bad guys. Thus she should have an issue with him as well.
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I wish they had developed Artemis more this season, the reveal of her being a traitor would have been far more devastating. They handled that in the comics far better, though she's really a much different character on TV.
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So......Artemis has an issue with what Oliver has done yet the guy she is working with is worse as he is not going after bad guys. Thus she should have an issue with him as well.
We all wondered the same thing about Trump voters yet he won

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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

OK, so Ollie shoots the cop and ... what? ... Later he walks in to the base. Any ideas on what he did in between? Take him to a hospital? Clean up the locations? Arrest himself for manslaughter?
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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

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OK, so Ollie shoots the cop and ... what? ... Later he walks in to the base. Any ideas on what he did in between? Take him to a hospital? Clean up the locations? Arrest himself for manslaughter?
Called his Russian friends to clean it up? I don't know...What does one do when they're a serial killer? Eat the evidence?
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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

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So......Artemis has an issue with what Oliver has done yet the guy she is working with is worse as he is not going after bad guys. Thus she should have an issue with him as well.
Exactly

Enjoyable episode, and better season over the last one, but not keen on possibly getting the worst Canary back.

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They should have just given Laurel super powers. She would still be on the show if they had just given her powers in the first place.
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Re: Arrow (S5E09) -- Midseason Finale -- "What We Leave Behind" -- 12/7/16

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The Arrow team is in shambles. Diggle is back in jail, Felicity is emotionally destroyed and Oliver has massive guilt. Prometheus has been a better villain than expected.

I find Oliver's new girlfriend suspicious. She's either working with Prometheus or somehow involved with him.

I am actually happy some form of Laurel has returned.

I think you're right! When Oliver went to her apartment and she made him a drink, the camera lingered a little too long on the actual alcohol bottles which were Russian. and Ollie did say that Prometheus did a flip move he learned from someone in Russia...
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The general tone of the scene with the reporter in her apartment makes me suspicious of her.
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Great episode!

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As I recall the last time we saw Black Siren she was locked up in Star Labs.
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Ugh! Laurel.... Other than that it was pretty good ep

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I'm surprised there going to allow Felicity to understand that Oliver was set up and not blame him (like Cisco does Barry on "The Flash"). According to the producers, this event will push Felicity in a darker direction.
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I'm surprised there going to allow Felicity to understand that Oliver was set up and not blame him (like Cisco does Barry on "The Flash"). According to the producers, this event will push Felicity in a darker direction.
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