Aired: Mar 15, 2017 , Wednesday at 20:00 on CW

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Episode Summary: Oliver gets closer to the truth about Prometheus. Meanwhile, Helix refuses to continue helping Felicity until she does a favor for them.
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Prometheus Sends Oliver to his Breaking Point

If you thought Prometheus was going to become less impressive now that his identity has been revealed, Arrow has a surprise for you. It doesn't take long into "Checkmate," the first scene really, for Oliver to catch up with us and learn that Prometheus is Adrian Chase. This doesn't start any forward momentum for Oliver in managing to bring down his latest villain. If anything, his identity being out in the open causes Chase/Prometheus to become even more vicious. Prometheus has been solid so far as a threat ... more


Are Oliver Queen's days as the Green Arrow numbered? That was questioned on Arrow Season 5 Episode 16 when Oliver found out the truth about Prometheus. From the outset, it was evident this was going to be a big episode.  Talia al Ghul was in the present, so the stakes could not have been higher. Oliver turning to her for help was an exciting development, but I was pleasantly surprised Oliver had no idea Talia was Ra's al Ghul's daughter.  You killed... more



Katie Cassidy Joins 'Arrow' Season 6 as Black Siren

Kate Cassidy's Earth 2 Laurel Lance, Black Siren, has appeared in two episodes of Arrow season 5 and the actress is set to appear in the season finale of Legends of Tomorrow. It turns out that this just the appetizer to the main course. TVLine reports that Cassidy has signed on to be a series regular on Arrow season 6 and she will be playing Black Siren, not any other version of Laurel Lance. Before more

'Arrow' Episode 5.18 Photos: What Shocking Thing Does Felicity Learn at Helix?

Oliver is enlisting some help in his fight against Prometheus in episode 18 of Arrow season 5, titled "Disbanded." And Felicity is continuing her work at Helix but learns something shocking along the way. The official episode description from The CW says, "Diggle and Felicity are shocked by Oliver's decision to call on the Bratva to help take down Prometheus. Concerned the Bratva may overstep, Diggle has a hard conversation with Oliver about what happens if things go south. Meanwhile, Feli... more

Are the 'Arrow' Flashbacks Finally Interesting Again?

If there has been a consistently faulty arrow in Arrow's metaphorical quiver it has been the flashback storyline. It hasn't been since season 2 of the show that the flashbacks have seemed useful, not to mention interesting. Season 5 started strong in the flashback department with the long-awaited story of Oliver rising in the Russian mob. The Bratva storyline has quickly paled in comparison to the much more vicious and complicated Prometheus saga. In "Kapiushon" more


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