SEASON 5 | EPISODE 1
After Laurel’s (Katie Cassidy) death and the departures of both Diggle (David Ramsey) and Thea (Willa Holland) from Team Arrow, Oliver (Stephen Amell) takes to the streets solo to protect Star City’s citizens as the Green Arrow.
With Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) guiding him from the bunker, Oliver is forced to deal with a city that has become overrun with both criminals and a slew of new (and painfully inexperienced) vigilantes.
Watching Oliver try to balance his jobs as both the mayor and also the protector of Star City, Felicity suggests he form a new team, but Oliver resists.
However, when a deadly new criminal, Tobias Church (guest star Chad L. Coleman), enters the picture, Oliver realizes the best thing for the city might be a new team of superheroes.
Meanwhile, the flashbacks take us to Russia where Oliver faces off against the Bratva.
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|RELEASE DATE: 2016.10.05 | 08:00-09:00 PM | SEASON PREMIERE
DIRECTED: James Bamford
STORY: Greg Berlanti
TELEPLAY: Marc Guggenheim & Wendy Mericle