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‘Arrow’ Post-Show Recap: Season 4, Episode 23: ‘Schism’

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It’s time for another installment of Pointed Commentary, the feature where grizzled Arrow watcher Matt D. Wilson and newcomer Chris Haley dig into the details of Team Arrow cleaning up the filthy, crime-ridden streets of Star City.

This week’s season finale, “Schism,” features the big, final showdown between Team Arrow and Damien Darhk, with the fate of the world in the balance as thousands of nuclear warheads blast toward the world’s cities. You know, regular stuff. John Behring directed the episode, based on a story by Greg Berlanti with a script by Marc Guggenheim and Wendy Mericle.

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Stephen Amell Downplays ‘Flash’ Twist Affecting ‘Arrow’ Season 5

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The fourth season finale of Arrow ended on a fairly low-key “Schism,” disappointing a throng of fans who tuned into see if a time-turning Flash twist one-night earlier would ripple out across The CW’s DC dramas. The Arrow finale went by with nary a mention of Central City, but star Stephen Amell thinks the emerald archer will be back to basics in Season 5, rather than dealing with time-travel twists from another series.

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Everything You Need To Know About ‘DC Universe: Rebirth’ #1

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DC Comics’ big summer event one-shot DC Universe: Rebirth #1 goes on sale this week, and the internet is abuzz with news, reveals and spoilers concerning one of the biggest comics of the year. The one-shot by Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver, Gary Frank and Ivan Reis sees the return of familiar faces from inside and outside the DC Universe, and DC is already publicizing those revelations in the press, so we’ve rounded up the biggest developments from this blockbuster story from DC-approved sources like USA Today, IGN and CBR, for those readers who want the full rundown.

If you don't want to be spoiled for any of the events of DC Universe: Rebirth #1 before the book comes out on Wednesday, go learn about some other comics you could be reading instead. Spoilers for the future of the DC Universe follow.

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‘The Flash’ and ‘Arrow’ Race for Their Lives in Full Season Finale Photos

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The CW

It’s that time of year again, as Flash and Arrow gear up for their respective second and fourth season finales, following this past week’s Legends of Tomorrow closer. The full photo sets see Barry in “The Race of His Life,” but what “Schism” might Arrow be hurtling toward in the final showdown with Damien Darhk?

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Stephen Amell Drops Tantalizing New Details of ‘Arrow’ Season 5 Big Bad

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We’re just one hour away from the close of Arrow Season 4, though this past week’s “Lost in the Flood” certainly dropped a notable clue on our Season 5 big bad. Now, Stephen Amell himself teases some surprising details of our mystery man (or men, or woman!), as well some hope that Season 5 will fix some of the complaints in recent years.

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‘Arrow’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 4, Episode 22: ‘Lost in the Flood’

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It’s time for another installment of Pointed Commentary, the feature where grizzled Arrow watcher Matt D. Wilson and newcomer Chris Haley dig into the details of Team Arrow cleaning up the filthy, crime-ridden streets of Star City.

This week’s episode, “Lost in the Flood,” goes to great lengths to make sure you understand that the writers are very smart and making Biblical references to Noah’s ark. Also, Felicity gets wrapped up in a less-than-welcome family reunion. The episode was directed by Glen Winter, from a script by Oscar Balderrama, Brian Ford Sullivan and George Papp.

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‘Arrow’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 4, Episode 21: ‘Monument Point’

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It’s time for another installment of Pointed Commentary, the feature where grizzled Arrow watcher Matt D. Wilson and newcomer Chris Haley dig into the details of Team Arrow cleaning up the filthy, crime-ridden streets of Star City. But for this belated installment, Agents of SHIELD recapper Ziah Grace has stepped in to take Matt Wilson's place.

On this week’s episode, “Monument Point,” Team Arrow makes some questionable choices, Felicity and Captain Lance are both going to be looking for new jobs, and a returning villain calls Thea “mommy,” which weirds everyone out. Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode, which was written by Speed Weed and Jenny Lynn.

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Kevin Smith Wants to Write ‘Arrow’ Next (With an Infamous Villain)

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The CW

The Flash fans will have a chance to see their hero through Kevin Smith’s eyes by ante-penultimate Season 2 outing “The Runaway Dinosaur,” as well an early installment of Season 3, but would the Yoga Hosers director ever take on Arrow? Not behind the camera, perhaps, though Smith now wants to write an episode or two of The Flash’s DC TV progenitor, adapting a famous villain from his own comic run.

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Report: ‘Arrow’ Season 5 Returning Colton Haynes for Several Episodes

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Arrow may seem a little shorthanded going into the Season 4 finale, but Season 5 may yet return the team to its full strength. Even as one hero remains six feet under, Arrow Season 5 will reportedly return Colton Haynes as Roy Harper for a number of episodes.

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‘Arrow’ Post-Show Analysis: Season 4, Episode 20: ‘Genesis’

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It’s time for another installment of Pointed Commentary, the feature where grizzled Arrow watcher Matt D. Wilson and newcomer Chris Haley dig into the details of Team Arrow cleaning up the filthy, crime-ridden streets of Star City.

On this week’s episode, “Genesis,” Team Arrow splits up to shore up some loose ends. Ollie and Felicity go off for some training, Dig searches for his traitorous brother, and Thea takes an... unusual vacation. Gregory Smith directed the episode, which was written by Oscar Balderrama and Emilio Ortega Aldrich.

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