The plan to kill Malcolm Merlyn goes into operation. Arrow kills one assassin who has just arrived in the city and retrieves his cellphone. It's up to Felicity to break into it and find out... See full summary »

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Laurel Lance
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Thea Queen (credit only)
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Moira Queen
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Quentin Lance
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The plan to kill Malcolm Merlyn goes into operation. Arrow kills one assassin who has just arrived in the city and retrieves his cellphone. It's up to Felicity to break into it and find out just who the target is. A birthday dinner for Tommy Merlyn is interrupted by his father who brings him a present. Tommy makes it clear that he is not welcome and does not want a relationship with him. Malcolm is to receive an award at a civic gala and after a heart to heart with Oliver, Tommy decides to attend. When Oliver learns that Malcolm is the target, he races to save Tommy. Once the attack begins, Malcolm and Tommy takes refuge in his office and Malcolm is about to reveal that he is the Dark Arrow but is seriously wounded before he can do so. Arrow arrives on the scene and to convince Tommy that he is there to help, reveals his identity. Written by garykmcd

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First appearance of Dinah Lance, Laurel's mother. See more »

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The "Scylla" monster, which turns out to be a Russian made S-300 missile system, is shown as a lot smaller. The real thing is actually immense - only the S-300 missile is actually 7 meters (23 feet) long. In the episode the carrier is shown as a short range anti aircraft platform on tracked APC platform, meanwhile the real S-300 is carried by the vehicles, specially made for carrying the S-300 missiles. See more »

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Arrow: Your father's been poisoned. An assassin named Floyd Lawton laces his bullets with curare. I've dealt with this before. We need to dilute the poison in bloodstream.
Tommy Merlyn: I said stay the hell back!
Arrow: In three minutes he's paralyzed. In four minutes, he suffocates. If you don't let me help you now, he's dead before anybody gets here!
Tommy Merlyn: Help. How?
Arrow: Fresh blood buys him time to get to the hospital.
Tommy Merlyn: A blood transfusion? That's insane!
Arrow: It's the only way. He needs your blood. You're out of time. You need to ...
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References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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