Aired: Nov 09, 2017 , Thursday at 21:00 on CW

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Episode Summary: Slade returns and asks Oliver for help in tracking down his son. When they learn Joe has been taken hostage by mercenaries, their mission to save him gets complicated by a terrible revelation that could shatter Slade's hopes of reunion forever. Meanwhile, Vigilante reappears in Star City.
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Oliver Struggles to Keep His Promise to Deathstroke

In concept alone, this episode of Arrow has the potential to be one of the best installments ever. As the title ("Deathstroke Returns") makes clear, Slade Wilson makes his proper return to the series for his own story, as Oliver accompanies him to go an international mission to save Slade's son. Yet Arrow has more treats in store than more of Slade's wonderful gravely whisper. The other half of the episode takes place in Star City. In other words, the show focuses on one of the most interesting (new) ... more

Deathstroke Returns

While he didn't suit up in the latest chapter of Arrow, Oliver did get some super-action as he joined Slade Wilson for a big mission. But the mission goes a little unexpected in Arrow Season 6 Episode 5 because this is comic book television after all. Let's start with the single thing that didn't work in "Deathstroke Returns" which was the reveal of the Vigilante. Despite the fact that I didn't have any solid candidates for who it could have been...I was expecting the reveal to b... more



Best 'Arrow' Quotes from 'Deathstroke Returns'

Slade enlisted Oliver's help to find his son in Arrow's "Deathstroke Returns," but he was in for a surprise when he finally tracked him down. Meanwhile, back in Star City, Vigilante's identity was finally revealed, and it should have been no surprise that it was someone thought to be dead. Here are the best quotes from "Deathstroke Returns." "Slade invited you on a romantic getaway?" Felicity: "Slade invited you on a romanti... more

Will Joe Awaken Deathstroke's Villainous Side? 'Arrow' Star Explains

When Stephen Amell promised every  Arrow character would battle their own villain in season 6, we didn't realize that applied to Deathstroke as well. Slade Wilson's son followed in his father's footsteps in more ways than one. Thirteen years have come and gone since Slade (Manu Bennett) first heard of Lian Yu, and in that time, Joe Wilson (Liam Hall) grew from an innocent teen to the leader of a criminal undergr... more

Who Was the Biggest 'Arrow' Hero in 'Deathstroke Returns'?

With Slade Wilson back on the scene in Arrow, there are plenty of opportunities for heroism in "Deathstroke Returns." It's not just Oliver and Slade, however, who act courageously -- Dinah saves more than her share of the day as well. Who is the biggest hero of all? Oliver As always, Oliver Queen is a brave guy who takes on the world's challenges. He is a little less effective than usual in "Deathstroke Returns," though. Oliver does play the part of t... more


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