Arrow 2.23 Review: ”Unthinkable”

The main theme of season two for Arrow has been about going from a vigilante to a hero for Green Arrow and they have continued that whole arc throughout the season from start to end. This was basically part three of the season finale that pretty much started two weeks ago as this continued to take place during the same night.

While this aspect didn’t lower the quality of the finale, it was weird that no one actually died as it seemed based on interviews and so on, that another character would die. There were times where I actually thought that perhaps Felicity or Laurel would get killed off, but that wasn’t the case. Even though they left Quentin’s faith on a cliffhanger, everyone was pretty much safe after this finale. The only significant death that we had in the finale was Isabel getting her neck snapped by Nyssa. Speaking of her, it was great seeing Katrina Law back as Nyssa al Ghul and they better have her in more episodes next season because I want to see more of her plus the relationship that she has with Sara.

As a big Roy Harper fan, seeing him put on that mask and starting to shoot arrows all over the place was perhaps one of the biggest geek moments in the whole finale. Some may say that it was perhaps too early for him to proto-suit up as Red Arrow or Arsenal, but the way that they have been doing Roy’s arc this season was so great that it didn’t bother me. The only thing that I may have to nitpick about is that we haven’t seen him train archery that much, yet he still seemed to be pretty natural about it. Perhaps it’s in his blood? Overall, Colton Haynes gave an outstanding



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