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Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18





MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

ARROW

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

JAMES BAMFORD DIRECTS AN EPIC EPISODE - Oliver (Stephen Amell) makes a choice that will affect his entire life, as well as the lives of everyone he cares about. James Bamford directed the episode written by Jill Blankenship & Rebecca Bellotto (#707). Original airdate 11/26/2018.

FYI, the 3 night crossover event airs in 2 weeks.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Please be the last of Diaz, please please ...
Odd staging at the end - he leaves his cell w book in hand and door closed. Then we see the cell w door open and book back on the bunk ... ?
Old 11-26-18, 10:27 PM
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

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Please be the last of Diaz, please please ...
Odd staging at the end - he leaves his cell w book in hand and door closed. Then we see the cell w door open and book back on the bunk ... ?
I think that’s Turners cell at the end. Oliver was gifting him the book.

The amount of red shirts on this show is ridiculously high.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Felicity arrived at the prison with Diggle, but in the wide camera shot of Felicity and Oliver kissing he disappeared.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by randian View Post
Felicity arrived at the prison with Diggle, but in the wide camera shot of Felicity and Oliver kissing he disappeared.
He's a meta-human with invisibility powers, they revealed that already. You must have missed it.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by SmithsGuy View Post
Please be the last of Diaz, please please ...
Amen to that. Wonder if the wannabe psycho sidekick is going to cause trouble and Oliver has to take care of him, or if just not mentioned again.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by rw2516 View Post
Amen to that. Wonder if the wannabe psycho sidekick is going to cause trouble and Oliver has to take care of him, or if just not mentioned again.
I can see Stanley returning as one of the weekly villains that must be dealt with or even somebody that enlists a group to do dirty his work for him ala Cayden James.

Sadly i doubt this is the last of Diaz given there was no definitive "he's dead Jim (Oliver)" scene. And even then, look at how they keep bringing back Laurel despite how bad Cassidy is on a regular basis.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by hdnmickey View Post
I can see Stanley returning as one of the weekly villains that must be dealt with or even somebody that enlists a group to do dirty his work for him ala Cayden James.
The guy's a total looney toon. I could see him killing people to get Oliver's attention. A "I'm your No. 1 fan" type stuff. Maybe he kills somebody close to Oliver.
"What's in the box? What's in the box?"
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

They need to give Diaz superpowers or something if they plan to keep him around as a villain.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Holy shit. Diaz needs to practice meditation or something.

Oliver is such a fucking hypocrite- lecturing Stanley about how he belongs in prison when he's probably murdered more people than Stanley did. I was right about Stanley though, turned out to be a serial killer.

That episode was crazy- the prison fight scene where Oliver and Turner were fighting their way up levels was nicely choreographed.

It's been so long since we've seen Ben Turner I didn't even remember him. I had to look up that he was Bronze Tiger.

I highly doubt Diaz is dead. He was clearly alive when Oliver locked him in his cell. Diaz makes for a poor villain. How can he match Oliver when Diaz is just a "street tough" and Oliver has had years of martial arts training?
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
They need to give Diaz superpowers or something if they plan to keep him around as a villain.
They did. He injected himself with some serum a few episodes back.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by Kdogg View Post
They did. He injected himself with some serum a few episodes back.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_and_His_Monster

Forgot about that. Probably Mirakuru.

Someone in another forum pointed out that Brick referred to Stanley as "Stanley Dover" who is the Stanley from Stanley and his Monster. So we'll definitely be seeing him again.

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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Or not because they put the show out of it's misery. Worst of the CW DC's shows at this point. But maybe it will pick up now that the prison angle is over.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

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Or not because they put the show out of it's misery. Worst of the CW DC's shows at this point. But maybe it will pick up now that the prison angle is over.
Eh, it's definitely not as good as it once was, but the rest of the CW DC shows are so bad this one is still easily the best one imo. Nothing besides this season of Doctor Who could probably ever be as bad as last seasons Supergirl.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Actually watched this first run last night since I was bored and it was probably one of the best episodes of the entire series. I'm a big MJW fan, and nice to see him demonstrate his martial arts skills more. Still not sold on this season though.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

I'm with Team Done with Diaz. It's good to see that the prison storyline is done, at least for now.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Diaz has been the worst villain in the shows history in my opinion. Just awful. I still don't understand why Oliver didn't just kill him. They had no problem letting Cody Rhodes die a horrible burning death after having his femoral artery slit but the guy who has done far far worse and stated repeatedly he will kill your wife and son and almost was successful is left alive in a prison that Oliver KNOWS is escapable.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by Kdogg View Post
They did. He injected himself with some serum a few episodes back.
I was thinking of something more than being a poor man's Deathstroke.

I'd rip off Taskmaster's powers for Diaz.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

I thought this was a good wrap up to the prison arc.

Some intense scenes with Oliver, Bronze Tiger and the prison going to hell.

Yeah I also notice that Diggle magically disappeared on the pull away shot at the end when Felicity and Oliver reunited. I mean he was standing inches away and was no where to be found on that shot.

Hopefully knock on wood that's it for Diaz. I am psyched for the Elseworld's story in a few weeks.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Yeah, I thought the writers did a really good job with the prison arc. They could've very easily botched it up by releasing him to early and didn't. Hopefully that's the end of the Diaz character.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

Originally Posted by Kdogg View Post
I think thatís Turners cell at the end. Oliver was gifting him the book.

The amount of red shirts on this show is ridiculously high.
Ah OK, didn't spot the difference.
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Re: Arrow (S7E07) -- "The Slabside Redemption" -- 11/26/18

I thought Oliver closing the cell door was his way of saying Diaz died in prison - Diaz's worst nightmare.

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