A frustrating Arrow attempts to fix a bad story by doubling down

Why does Dinah crush the bug that Rene planted on Oliver? Those are reusable. It’s not like she plucked it off of herself or one of her teammates, and was destroying it to stick it to the old team. That’s Curtis’s, and I’m guessing their vigilante budget isn’t limitless. Was it just because it might look cool? If so,…

Well, crap: Arrow’s flashbacks are back

Flashbacks have been a part of Arrow’s DNA from the very beginning. At times they’ve been vital, at others, entertaining. They’ve been sometimes surprising and even occasionally moving. But they’ve also been filler, and they’ve been filler with some frequency over the last several seasons. When the bombs on Lian Yu…