I’m going to keep my superhero reviews short and sweet. “Arrow” is in flux while Oliver recovers from his duel with Ra’as al Ghul, and “Agent Carter” came out the gate strong and has cooled down a little since. Let’s mix DC and Marvel:
I am so happy I decided on a whim to binge “Arrow” a few months ago. Because I got sucked into Oliver Queen’s universe, I was ready to take on Barry Allen’s in “The Flash” when that premiered. If any “Arrow” fan isn’t watching “The Flash” or vice versa, I highly recommend you fix that immediately. Not watching one of these brilliant shows would suck some of the fun out of this entertaining crossover episode.
This episode had me excited since the CW released those promotional photos of goth Felicity. Ms. Smoak has been this show’s not-so-secret weapon since her role was expanded midway through Season 1, and it’s about time she got her own episode. And for the most part, her origin story did not disappoint. Kudos to Emily Betts Rickards for absolutely nailing her first big episode.
And the plot thickens. It was only a matter of time before a clear and present danger loomed for Oliver Queen and company, and it came this week in the form of a feud between The Arrow and The League of Assassins. We also had the return of Malcolm Meryln and got some new direction for the Hong Kong flashbacks. It was a busy week for the protectors of Starling City.