Thea Suits Up To Save Roy In A Preview Of Next Week’s Arrow

by Erik Amaya


Now that the two teams are permanently separated, there are a few openings on Team Arrow. And if this preview of next week’s episode is any indication, Thea (Willa Holland) may be taking one of the spots.

Of course, only Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) could get her out of retirement. He’s been kidnapped by Ricardo Diaz (Kirk Acevedo), who is continuing his own campaign to discredit and destroy Oliver (Stephen Amell). But was breaking the team in two part of his plan or Cayden’s? And what’s his beef with Ollie? Is he just another crime boss looking to make Star City his domain or is there some interesting wrinkle to it?

To be honest, the season started so strong, but it’s spinning off the rails at this point. As much as I once liked Rene (Rick Gonzalez), I’m ready for his recovery to be a permanent leave. Also, trading villains, but keeping the same plot going seems like a mistake. Maybe the show will turn things around, but it all seems a little tired.

Arrow airs Thursdays on The CW.

Erik Amaya

Host of Tread Perilously and a Film/TV Writer at and Rotten Tomatoes. A former staff writer at CBR and Bleeding Cool, and a contributing writer at Fanbase Press and Monkeys Fighting Robots. Voice of Puppet Tommy on The Room Responds. A seeker of the Seastone Chair and the owner of a Legion Flight Ring. Sorted into Gryffindor, which came as some surprise.

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