Arrow: Starling City
October 15, 2019 8:42 PM - Season 8, Episode 1 - Subscribe

Oliver returns to Starling City, where he encounters familiar faces while trying to decipher The Monitor's mission. Meanwhile, Mia and William's team clash with a new foe.
posted by oh yeah! (5 comments total)

Well, I actually kinda liked it. Go figure. I didn't hate it, at least, so that's a yay. I didn't even whine about a lack of Felicity too much.

Our Diggle showing up was so cute. Nice to see alt-versions of folks, briefly, before they were destroyed. Poor Earth-2.
posted by jenfullmoon at 10:54 AM on October 17, 2019

I liked this premiere a lot. The future stuff also reinforces that everything in the present would turn out ok at least for Earth-1 folks, sans Oliver, and that kind of reassurance is nice.

Unless of course the show pulls a 180 and people start disappearing in 2040 because present reasons... but even then I'd probably still won't hate it much.
posted by numaner at 2:20 PM on October 17, 2019

This episode gave me a lot of hope that the show is going to pull out all the stops for their final season.

I wonder if Harry and Jesse Quick survived Earth-2?
posted by plastic_animals at 3:09 PM on October 17, 2019

What I liked best about this show was how compressed it was. This was like Arrow Advanced Edition. They assume the audience already knows all the characters and tropes, no time wasted explaining stuff we've been shown. I particularly liked Adrian as the Dark Archer, the way the alternate realities rhyme with ours.
posted by Nelson at 9:55 AM on October 25, 2019

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