'Arrow' star Stephen Amell talks finale death: 'I had panic attacks and nightmares about that scene'

We've been extolling the virtues of "Arrow" since the very beginning of the season, but even we weren't prepared for how huge the season finale, "Sacrifice," would be. With all the production value of a big action movie and all the general emotional devastation that fuels zillions of Tumblr posts about "feels," the episode pulled no punches. The most powerful scene wasn't an action sequence or a romantic reunion, though. It was the horrifying moment when Oliver (Stephen Amell) said goodbye to his childhood best friend, Tommy (Colin Donnell). After learning that his father, Malcolm, had plans to destroy the rough part of the city -- The Glades -- with a man-made earthquake, Tommy rushed to the epicenter of the danger to save Laurel, despite everything that had come between them. He saved her life, but was trapped beneath the rubble, speared by the debris. Oliver got there just in time to watch his friend...



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