A TV show based upon the Green Arrow comic character, updated to a modern setting.

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Why didn't the Russian- and every other nuclear capable country- shut down their nukes?

In Arrow season 4 episode 21, all of the world's nukes were activated- including Russia's. So at this point, it was obvious they were being hacked. So why didn't they simply shut them down, and why ...
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Why didn't the USA attempt to take down the missile heading for Monument/Havenrock?

Doesn't the US military have the world's best nuclear defense capabilities? And even if they didn't, I'm sure that a satellite or two could've been used to detect that Russia had just set off a nuke. ...
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What was going on with Oliver Queen and Flash at the graveyard? [duplicate]

At the start of Season 4 of Arrow, we see a flash-forward teaser scene: Oliver Queen at a grave. The Flash shows up and apologizes for not being able to help out, and Oliver says he understands, ...
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When does Arrow S04E19 occur in relation to The Flash?

At the end of Arrow S04E19 we see that So where does this Arrow episode occur in time, in relation to the Flash? Because as of The Flash S02E18's ending we know that So where does this episode ...
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Is “Speedy” really Thea's code name?

In the final episode of the 3rd season when Oliver says "I think I already told everyone to call you Speedy", I thought he was being a wiseass. Yet in the 4th season I've frequently heard him call her ...
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Why doesn't Green Arrow just ask Flash to capture Damien Darhk?

In The Flash episode "Legends of Today" (Season 2, Episode 8), Team Arrow is not doing well in their fight with Damien Darhk and his Ghosts when Barry Allen comes in and speeds them out. Damien Darhk ...
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Why don't the characters in “The Arrow” use these for everyone?

Could please someone explain why Oliver or anybody from the Team Arrow does not consider a Pit as one of the most important things in the world? Coping with criminals is cool for sure, but aging and ...
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Could Sara have cheated death a second time?

We see in the beginning of season 3 of Arrow that Sara dies (at the hands of a drugged Thea shooting arrows at Sara). However, we also see later in the season that Roy "dies" fairly convincingly and ...
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Are there any female characters in Arrow whom Oliver Queen didn't have a relationship with?

In CW's Arrow, Oliver Queen has been in a relationship with practically every female character at some point or another. The only female characters I can think of whom he was never in a relationship ...
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Does Thea Queen appear in the comics, in the same capacity as in the Arrowverse?

All I've found on Thea in the comics is this on Speedy who appears to be mostly unrelated besides name. In Arrow though from what I've seen (up to S3E13) Thea is: Does this have relation to ...
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Where is Nanda Parbat meant to be?

Many significant events in the TV series Arrow have taken place in Nanda Parbat, the home of the League of Assassins. My question is, according to the DC comics, where is Nanda Parbat meant to be ...
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Why do people choose to stay in Starling City/Star City?

Starling City in Arrow hasn't had a very good track record over the last couple of years (spoilers from the show): A pretty poor economy overall Open conflict between multiple gangs A wide-spread ...
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Where did the sonic device originate?

In the second season of Arrow, we're introduced to Canary, who wields a technological version of the comic's Black Canary's metahuman ability - the sonic device. But I don't recall hearing where this ...
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Why is Barry so slow to catch the arrow in the Arrow/Flash advert?

In the Advert for Arrow/Flash, Barry takes some time catching the arrow. If it was a bullet it would make more sense. But if you have seen the video you will see that Barry almost misses it and the ...
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What does Oliver Queen say in Russian?

In Arrow Season 2, Episode 6 "Keep Your Enemies Closer", Oliver Queen visits a Russian prison to bust someone out of it. There, he says something presumably intimidating in Russian, and which makes ...
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Why are there so many Sci-Fi actor appearances in Arrow?

In Season 1 of Arrow, I've noticed an unusual number of appearances of actors that are well-known for their roles in Sci-Fi shows. There's: John Barrowman, known for his role as Captain Jack ...
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How does Malcolm Merlyn fake death?

At the end of season 1, Oliver Queen the Arrow has apparently killed Malcolm Merlyn by driving his arrow into Merlyn's chest: Oliver managed to stab Malcolm through the chest with one of Malcolm'...
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Viewing requirements for Arrow S04E08 and The Flash S02E08

From the brief episode descriptions I've read for The Flash S02E08 (Legends of Today) and Arrow S04E08 (Legends of Yesterday), they appear to be two parts of the same story. I've watched all episodes ...
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What created the Hawk/Savage cycle?

In the Flash/Arrow crossover Legends of Today/Legends of Yesterday, we're introduced to Vandal Savage, Hawkman (Khufu), and Hawkgirl (Shayera). The three of them are bound in a repeating cycle where ...
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Computer OS in Arrow

We've all seen the computers of Felicity Smoak and every other similar character with similar environment in Hollywood shows. Is everything going on on the computer screen real software applications ...
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Is Deadshot still alive?

In Arrow in one of the last episodes of season three, Diggle and his wife travel with the Suicide Squad. They are escaping a building and Deadshot says he will hold off any bad guys that attempt to ...
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How do League of Assassins address R'as Al Ghul?

I have heard League of Assassins members call R'as al Ghul something like Malich before, and I thought it was unique to the now deceased R'as al Ghul, but I heard them call Malcolm Merlyn Malich as ...
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Why is Damien so much more powerful than Ra's?

In season three of Arrow it is revealed that the Lazarus Pit is having less effect on Ra's al Ghûl than it used to. To put it simply, he is dying. Season four's Damien Darhk, however, expresses no ...
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Why does Thea forget who the Arrow is in season 3?

In season 3, episode 13, Thea finally learns that her brother, Oliver Queen is the Arrow. But I thought that Thea already found out who the Arrow is at the end of season 2. At one of the end episodes ...
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When did Barry Allen meet Felicity Smoak for the first time?

I should start by telling I probably started the both series 'The Flash' and 'The Arrow' in the wrong order. I first watched 'The Flash' season , after that I started watching 'The Arrow' because I ...
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Why no one is able to trace who is the Green Hood through the arrow he uses?

Some disclosure: I am only through half of the first season of The Arrow, so please refrain from posting spoilers (as far as I am concerned) My question is given that the police is so determine in ...
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Is Supergirl part of the same universe as The Flash and Arrow?

The upcoming Supergirl TV series is developed by Greg Berlanti, who also developed both Arrow and The Flash. The three shows also share many other crew members. Will Supergirl be set in the same ...
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Do I need to watch Arrow before I watch The Flash?

This question provides a list of The Flash and Arrow episodes and the way that they crossover from time to time, and mostly seems to be concerned with the order in which to watch Arrow and The Flash. ...
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How can this fall in Arrow plausibly be survived?

SPOILER ALERT!!! Ok, so there is a saying in the cold-injuries field, "you aren't dead until you’re warm and dead". But I mean, come on. How do they really expect us to believe that Forget for a ...
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How powerful is League of Assassins armor?

In the season 3 finale, According to Nyssa, he should thank the League armor. I believe all members of the League probably wear the same armor. Is it realistic that an armor can stop bullets but ...
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What are the papers Ray had Felicity sign in the penultimate episode of Season 3 and why?

In episode S3E22, Ray has Felicity sign some "corporate stuff" while talking to her. You'd expect her to actually read the document prior to signing it, since the last time someone of Team Arrow was ...
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Dr. Wells and Mirakuru in The Flash and Arrow Universe

I have just recently finished season 2 of the CW series Arrow. During the events, at some point of the season, team Arrow resort to STAR labs to generate the cure for Mirakuru (Japanese pronunciation ...
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How was the Arrow able to help the Flash?

In episode 22 of The Flash, we see However, the Arrow is currently How was he able to travel to Central City and help the Flash?
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How did Quentin and Laurel Lance know Sara died?

When the Queen's Gambit went down at sea, Oliver Queen, Robert Queen, and Sara Lance (plus, whatever crew there was) were all presumed dead. Moira obviously knew that Oliver and Robert were on the ...
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In what order should I watch Flash and Arrow TV Shows?

The two TV shows Arrow and The Flash cross over (or so I'm told). I've only been watching Arrow so far, and Barry Allen has just turned up. Do I need to start watching Flash episodes? What order do ...
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Prior to the CW tv series, has Felicity Smoak had any interaction with the Green Arrow?

In the CW tv series Felicity Smoak is one of the core members of Team Arrow and a potential love interest (though it's become quite the mess because of Plot Drama). But from what I can gather she has ...
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How could nobody recognize Oliver Queen as Arrow

This question might have been asked before, I searched came out empty. Also note that this question is about the series, ARROW not the comics. I am seeking an explanation to why doesn't any of the ...
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In between which episodes of Arrow did this episode of Flash happen?

The Flash S1E18, All-Star Team Up has Ray and Felicity from Arrow show up in Central City. However, there were some oddities in their relationship that don't jive with their current state over in ...
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Who was the man in the cave, Oliver left behind?

In Season 1 Episode 15 of Arrow, Oliver Queen is having a flashback where he sees someone who claims to be a student...He leaves him, though it is heavily implied that he's trap. Is this person's ...
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Oliver Queen's Bow

It is stated on the Arrow Wiki that the bow which Oliver uses has several modifications and that "The new Oneida Kestrel Compound Bow has a device that allows him to pull arrow hook by an ...
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How did Oliver Queen get his scars?

Has Arrow shown how Oliver Queen got his scars? (And is there a up-to-date picture of his scars that display his new ones [Like from Ra's]?)
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What is the correct pronunciation of “Ra's Al Ghul”?

Across the four screen/game adaptations I'm familiar with, I've heard the name "Ra's" pronounced as "Raz", "Rah-z" and "Ray-sh" - often times, differing even within the same work. Is there an ...
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How did Oliver Queen lose his money?

In the Arrow tv series, sometime around the end of season 2 or beginning of season 3, the Queen family lost its fortune. How, exactly did this happen? What was the series of events that lead to The ...
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How does Oliver know he's grabbing the right arrow?

In an early episode, Oliver is said to be carrying a loadout of 24 arrows. Beyond the standard arrow, we've also seen (not inclusive, just off the top of my head): Computer hacking arrows Bug/...
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Why doesn't Team Arrow use codenames?

There have been a number of times in Arrow that the team's communications have been compromised - both by foes and allies. Given that nothing is entirely secure, and the fact that Oliver goes to ...
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Do the writers of Arrow have more than a five year plan?

So far, each season of Arrow has corresponded to roughly one year of time during Oliver's time away from Starling City, each five years previous to the "current" year. Given the current pattern, ...
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Where is Starling City located?

From the fact that the Lian Yu is somewhere in the Pacific, we can assume that the Queen's Gambit left from the west coast of the United States. While it is never specified, it is heavily implied ...
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Does Ray Palmer from Arrow become Atom?

I remember from a few episodes ago that Palmer is semi-attached to Atom. Are there plans to branch another superhero from Arrow like they did for Flash?
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Is there any plan to expand Arrow/Flash-Verse to include the rest of the Justice League?

Marvel is currently making a killing with their expansive network of movie tie-ins, which I assume is what prompted the Arrow/Flash tie-ins (behind the scenes). DC is also coming up with Dawn of ...
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How does Oliver Queen fund his “extra-curricular activities”?

I understand that, in seasons 1 and 2, Oliver had the resources of his crazy-rich family and Queen Consolidated. However, as of season 3: The only member of his entourage who seems to have a full-...