Arrow: Season 1, Episode 2

Honor Thy Father (17 Oct. 2012)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Adventure | Crime
8.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 2,316 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 5 critic

Arrow moves further along his father's list while battling family issues with his mother, Moira, and especially with his sister. He also makes amends for past difficulties with Laurel.

Director:

Writers:

(developed by), (developed by), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 29 Apr 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 23 Jun 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Honor Thy Father (17 Oct 2012)

Honor Thy Father (17 Oct 2012) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Arrow.
« Previous Episode | 2 of 69 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Martin Somers
...
...
Emily Nocenti
Marrett Green ...
TV Anchorman
Tristan Jensen ...
Bodyguard #6
Graham MacDonald ...
Victor Nocenti
Edit

Storyline

Arrow continues to dispense justice but Oliver has to go to court to make a proof of life declaration and have his earlier court approved death overturned. His mother and Walter would like him to play a greater role in the family business but he's reluctant to do so. His mother is insistent however so Oliver comes up with a very public way to get her to change his mind. Arrow next targets Martin Summers who is on his father's list and who is currently being sued by Laurel Lance for having a dock worker killed. Arrow gives him a chance to do what is right but when an an attempt is made to kill Laurel, he goes into action. Flashbacks reveal Oliver's first days on the island. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

17 October 2012 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Just before Oliver climbs up onto the shipping container, after his fight with China White, he throws his bow to the ground. But when he jumps off the other side, the bow is back in his hand. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
John Diggle: Will you be going out tonight, sir?
Oliver Queen: Definitely.
See more »

Soundtracks

Candy Machine Gun
(uncredited)
Performed by Haley Bonar
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Predictable and Intriguing at the same time
17 October 2012 | by (Gilbert, AZ) – See all my reviews

While tonight's episode "Honor Thy Father" was predictable about the fate of the bad guys, there were a few elements that hooked me as a viewer enough to DVR the next episode. First, I am really enjoying the dynamic between Oliver and his bodyguard. I hope that the writers continue to develop that relationship because let's face it, Oliver needs a friend/mentor. Second, I like the set up of flashbacks to the island and getting a peek into what really happened during those 5 years. Let's just say, tonight left me saying, "What?!" Lastly, I am holding out to find out what type of role John Barrowman will be playing in episode five. I think he is such a fantastic actor that he will add another layer of depth to the interactions between characters. With all of that said, some of the action and plot development is pretty predictable, but I think the back story of the 5 years on the island and the secrets his father told him will keep it interesting. Hopefully, it will continue. I really would like to see this series get a second season!


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Arrow/Flash cross-over cast picture orebanjoko
Laurel dialogue tease from 3x01 itsarrowbaby
Oliver Queen... I spent 5 years on an island and.... Apple4
The final confirmation... karin35
People worried about all the 'Olicity' promos should remember... sn939
Hannibal vs. Arrow: Best show on Network Television? thedisconnected
Discuss Honor Thy Father (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?