10 Reasons to Look Forward to Season Two of Arrow

10 Reasons to Look Forward to Season Two of Arrow

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Even as a long-time comic book fan, I struggled to get into Arrow when it debuted last year. It wasn’t until I revisited the series this summer that I realised that after a rocky start, the CW series quickly establishes itself as a fun and action-packed superhero TV show.

With a great supporting cast of characters and numerous references to the larger DC Universe (including the use of well-known villains like China White, Deadshot and Deathstroke), Arrow charts Oliver Queen’s journey from a carefree rich kid to an unnamed vigilante, and ultimately, to the hero known as Green Arrow.

The second season of the series promises to not only continue to explore Ollie’s time on the island and his journey from vigilante to hero, but to also introduce some major characters to DC’s small screen universe. It’s with this point that our list of the ten reasons you should be excited for season two of Arrow begins…

Barry Allen

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Grant Gustin (pictured above alongside Stephen Amell) will first appear in episodes eight and nine of Arrow’s second season, when Barry Allen comes to Starling City to investigate a series of murders which he believes could be connected to the death of his mother (a crime for which his father has been unjustly imprisoned).

This ultimately leads the Central City PD trainee CSI to cross paths with the vigilante, and of all the cameos we’ve so far seen from the DC Universe, this is without the biggest yet. As Geoff Johns is returning to contribute to the screenplay’s of these episodes, there’s little doubt that Barry’s introduction will be well-told, and that’s essential as it’s all leading to…

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  • Jugo Aich

    One great series. No “soap opera” complaints for me. They are taking character development very seriously, it’s really well paced and organic.

  • Rich

    Maybe they should get a tech advisor for the archery stuff. When his “Girl Friday” pulls back his bow with 2 fingers in a pinching motion, that tells someone it’s not a serious piece of equipment. It’s a toy.