Arrow Season 5 Sneak Peek

Luke Watson| Jul 23, 2017

Arrow Season 5 Sneak Peek

It seems like Arrow has been around for a long time, and maybe that's because the show has changed so much from where it began. The early days were grounded and gritty, and then there were crossovers, magic, alternate universe dopplegangers, and a full-on Team Arrow that would have felt right at home in a GI Joe cartoon. Did I forget to mention Felicity? Oh boy, there's been a lot of Felicity.

This sneak peek at season 5 really gives me those season 1 and 2 vibes, and not just because it's got Deathstroke -- although I'm super excited about Deathstroke. This preview make it feel like there are real stakes that won't just be fixed with a dip in the Lazarus Pit, time travel, or hocus pocus ... even though those things are totally possible, or, dare I say, probable. It's the tone that I'm getting at. This feels like old school Arrow and I hope that the whole season keeps it going.

Arrow returns (to form?) on October 12.


Changed by a shipwreck, billionaire Oliver Queen becomes Arrow to right the wrongs of his family.

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