After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. When he returns home to Starling City Oliver has been changed by his ordeal on the island. While he hides the truth about the man he's become, he desperately wants to make amends for the actions he took as the boy he was.
Arrow Season 1 (2012-2013)
|1x01 Pilot |
Oliver is rescued and creates the persona of Arrow, an expert archer determined to fight evil in his beloved city in the opener of a series about billionaire playboy Oliver Queen, who ...
|Oct. 10, 2012|
|1x02 Honor Thy Father |
Laurel is targeted by the violent Chinese Triad and by ruthless mercenary China White. Meanwhile, Oliver is asked to take over his family's company.
|Oct. 17, 2012|
|1x03 Lone Gunmen |
Oliver is surprised when someone shoots and kills one of his targets. As his plan is to bring people to justice vs. outright killing them, Oliver doesn’t appreciate the help and searches ...
|Oct. 24, 2012|
|1x04 An Innocent Man |
Oliver still hasn't figured out how to get back in Laurel's good graces, but a late night bonding session with Thea gives him the inspiration he needs. Looking into a suspicious murder ...
|Oct. 31, 2012|
|1x05 Damaged |
After Detective Lance arrests Oliver for murder, Oliver tells Moira the only lawyer he’ll allow to represent him is Laurel. Laurel takes the case which puts her at odds with her father. ...
|Nov. 07, 2012|
|1x06 Legacies |
When a gang of brazen bank robbers dubbed The Royal Flush Gang threaten Starling City, Oliver is forced to confront the scope of his mission and decide whether to stray from his father’s ...
|Nov. 14, 2012|
|1x07 Muse of Fire |
Oliver encounters a mysterious woman, Helena Bertinelli, daughter of mob boss Frank Bertinelli, who he can finally be himself with, but he soon comes to realize she’s hiding dangerous ...
|Nov. 28, 2012|
|1x08 Vendetta |
As Oliver and Helena grow closer, Oliver trains her to be his ally, complete with showing her how to use a crossbow. Diggle disapproves of Oliver sharing his secret with Helena as he’s ...
|Dec. 05, 2012|
|1x09 Year's End |
Oliver discovers that after he and his father went missing, Moira and Thea stopped celebrating Christmas. Determined to make up for lost time and restore a sense of normalcy to the ...
|Dec. 12, 2012|
|1x10 Burned |
When Joanna's brother is killed in a mysterious fire, she asks Laurel for help. Laurel calls the Hood, unaware that Oliver is having a crisis of confidence after the Dark Archer defeated ...
|Jan. 16, 2013|
|1x11 Trust But Verify |
An armored bank robbery puts Oliver on the trial of Ted Gaynor, a man on his father's list... and Diggle's former commanding officer. Meanwhile, Thea suspects that Malcolm and Moira ...
|Jan. 23, 2013|
|1x12 Vertigo |
Thea is in trouble with the police after she gets caught using a drug called “Vertigo.” Oliver thinks the only way to keep her out of jail is to find the dealer, a man who goes ...
|Jan. 30, 2013|
|1x13 Betrayal |
Cyrus Vanch, a nefarious criminal, is recently released from prison and intends to re-secure his position as leader of the underworld. His first step is to take down his biggest opponent ...
|Feb. 06, 2013|
|1x14 The Odyssey |
After Oliver is shot, he turns to a surprising person for help – Felicity. Diggle is stunned when he sees Felicity walk through the front door of the lair dragging a dying Oliver ...
|Feb. 13, 2013|
|1x15 Dodger |
Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) tells Oliver (Stephen Amell) he’s all work and no play, so he asks Detective McKenna (guest star Janina Gavankar) on a date. A jewel thief named Dodger ...
|Feb. 20, 2013|
|1x16 Dead To Rights |
Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Diggle (David Ramsey) learn that Deadshot (guest star Michael Rowe) is still alive and his next target is Malcom (John Barrowman). Malcom invites Tommy (Colin ...
|Feb. 27, 2013|
|1x17 The Huntress Returns |
With his nightclub set to open and a new romance brewing with McKenna, Oliver is as happy as he’s been since returning to Starling City. But when Oliver’s ex, The Huntress, suddenly ...
|Mar. 20, 2013|
|1x18 Salvation |
An angry resident of The Glades who calls himself “The Savior” embarks on a kidnapping and killing spree to punish those he believes have wronged the residents of his neighborhood. ...
|Mar. 27, 2013|
|1x19 Unfinished Business |
When a young woman meets a violent death after partying at Verdant, Detective Lance and his new partner, Detective Hilton inform Oliver and Tommy that she was on the drug Vertigo. Oliver ...
|Apr. 03, 2013|
|1x20 Home Invasion |
Deadshot returns to Starling City after taking down a U.S. Ambassador and six others overseas. By keeping tabs on A.R.G.U.S.’s manhunt for the assassin, Oliver, Diggle, and Felicity ...
|Apr. 24, 2013|
|1x21 The Undertaking |
Finding it difficult to mend fences with Tommy and Diggle, Oliver instead focuses on crossing another name off the list. While digging through a crooked accountant's laptop, Felicity ...
|May. 01, 2013|
|1x22 Darkness On The Edge Of Town |
With the Undertaking days away, Malcolm dons his black hood to conclude business with seismologist Dr. Brion Markov and his team. Oliver and Moira entertain a number of surprise - and ...
|May. 08, 2013|
|1x23 Sacrifice |
Oliver and Diggle race to stop the Dark Archer from unleashing his vengeance on The Glades. However, they run into a roadblock after Detective Lance picks up Felicity for questioning. ...
|May. 15, 2013|
Season 1 Characters
Season 1 Videos
Arrow: Season 1 (01:33)
Season 1 Quotes
|Season 1 / Episode 21: - The Undertaking|
John Diggle: I guess you *do* know where I live.
Oliver Queen: I've always known where you live. May I? [pushes past Diggle] I'm sorry. You were right. I was wrong.
John Diggle: About Deadshot?
Oliver Queen: About everything. About my mother, and about her involvement in the Undertaking. She lied to me, to Thea. She's working with Malcolm Merlyn, and they're planning something, something... terrible. I don't know what yet, but... I just know one thing. I need your help to stop them.
|Season 1 / Episode 1: - Pilot|
Walter Steele: I didn't realize you took Russian in college Oliver.
Oliver Queen: I didn't realize you wanted to sleep with my mother Walter.
Season 1 Trivia
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