Arrow Episode 150 Recap: Which 'Return' Delighted You Most? And What New(-ish) Character Did We Meet?

TVLine | 2/4/2019 | Matt Webb Mitovich
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The CW’s Arrow commemorated 150 episodes with a “documentary” that paved the way for many happy (and surprising) returns — followed by the introduction of a character that we actually met before, though under different circumstances.

The premise: a filmmaker who had been chipping away over the years at a documentary — Emerald Archer: The Hood and the Rise of Vigilantism — finally got the money to finish things up, due to Oliver Queen being famously outed and now a part of the SCPD. As such, we saw “talking head” footage that the filmmaker had banked before — including of police captain Quentin Lance, Sara Lance, and Oliver’s sister Thea — plus newer material from Barry “Worstest Liar Alive” Allen, Rory aka Ragman, Felicity and of course Oliver himself.

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The episode involved not just such video diaries, though. The documentary crew would occasionally film “wild,” following Oliver into the field to chase a baddie, as well as eavesdrop on conversations at the cop shop (except when Diggle shuts things down).

On top of the blasts from Arrow’s past, Episode 150, to its credit, also featured a Villain of the Week (codenamed Chimera by an approval-craving Curtis) who was hunting vigilantes, with the New Green Arrow among his first targets. When Emiko landed in the baddie’s crosshairs, Oliver was moved to share with Diggle and then others the truth about her familial connection to him.

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We also got a bit of family drama when William returned from boarding school filled to the rim with piss and vinegar, having been “abandoned” by his family during Christmas break. William, we learned through Curtis’ daughter Zoe, also seems to have something to get off his chest — though the mad lad is not ready to confide in his folks just yet.

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