Oct. 10, 2012
Returning Series
60 min.
The CW TV Network

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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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 Guides

Season 1 Characters

Arrow played by Stephen Amell
Oliver Queen played by Stephen Amell
Laurel Lance played by Katie Cassidy
Tommy Merlyn played by Colin Donnell
John Diggle played by David Ramsey
Thea Queen played by Willa Holland
Moira Queen played by Susanna Thompson
Quentin Lance played by Paul Blackthorne
Felicity Smoak played by Emily Bett Rickards
Malcolm Merlyn played by John Barrowman
Walter Steele played by Colin Salmon
Slade Wilson played by Manu Bennett
Yao Fei played by Byron Mann
Edward Fyers played by Sebastian Dunn
Detective Lucas Hilton played by Roger R. Cross
Joanna De La Vega played by Annie Ilonzeh
Shado played by Celina Jade
Carly Diggle played by Christie Laing
Roy Harper played by Colton Haynes
China White played by Kelly Hu
News Reporter played by Marrett Green
CSU Tech Kelton played by Lee Vincent
Detective McKenna Hall played by Janina Gavankar
Frank Chen played by Chin Han
Deathstroke played by Jeffrey C. Robinson

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Season 1 Videos

Arrow: Season 1
Arrow: Season 1 (01:33)

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Season 1 Quotes

01x16 - Dead To Rights Season 1 / Episode 16: - Dead To Rights

China White: [to the Triad] There are five exit routes from the main floor that need to be cut off. Once the fire alarm goes off, we'll have less than 30 seconds to disable Merlyn's private security and force him outside with the others. Once he's outside, the rest will be up to Mr. Lawton.
Floyd Lawton: Roger that.
01x06 - Legacies Season 1 / Episode 6: - Legacies

Tommy Merlyn: Wow. You look just really lovely.
Laurel Lance: Lovely. Well, it's nice that you've extended your vocabulary from words like hot and mega hot.
Tommy Merlyn: You can just say thank you, you know.
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 13 - Wolfman and Perez Lawfirm is in direct reference to the duo who worked on the creation of Slade Wilson, Deathstroke, in New Teen Titans #2.
  • Episode 12 - Vertigo was the drug that Thea Queen used, and the Count was the nemesis that manufactured the drug and pushed it on the streets. The drug induced (among other things) dizziness. In the comic book series, Count Vertigo was a nemesis for Green Arrow. Count Vertigo's power (which was artificial in nature, not a
  • Episode 16 - Goof (revealing mistake): The sign for "The Bludhaven APT" is reflected in the window, without the words being reversed.
  • Episode 15 - Roy Harper in the in DC Comics "More Fun Comics" #73 is is Speedy (Green Arrow's Sidekick) and is known as the Red Arrow in Kingdom Come #2 where is also Green Arrow's Sidekick.
  • Episode 03 - Oliver asks for a man named Alexei Leonov. There is a real person named Alexei Leonov, he was the first person to "walk in space".

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