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Arrow "Emerald Archer" Episode Recap

This episode marks 150th for our beloved Team Arrow and it is set in a documentary film, reliving the old villains and old characters. Well and new ones too, but I thought it was very cool to see some old characters again. Not to mention my fave, Rory. Even if he was there for a brief minute, I was happy he was back. 

So far, I have yet to enjoy the flash forward clips we see. It'd be nice for them to at least label them so I know what I'm looking at. Sometimes I don't even realize we've gone to the future and it takes me a minute to realize what happened. And I don't like it when a show flash forwards anyways. Don't know why, I just don't. And they are already making me confused. Didn't William say in the beginning that he had never seen Felicity and Oliver once they sent him away? But here he comes into the present, a very angry teenager. For what, we don't know. He keeps blaming it on the fact that he hasn't been able to come back home until now, but something else is bugging him and he just won't say.

Ugh, this Vigilante act really and I mean, really, needs to go away already! Who cares if they are heroes? Yes, that's what they really are, don't hide the truth at all. They save the day and they are trained. I don't get what the big deal is about the fact that they don't like them. 

How cute are William and Zoe? Though I think they might just be friends, I still sensed something going on between them. But hey, if they want to just be friends, that's fine too. Is it just me or do people think that Rene likes Emiko? Again could just be friends, but I wouldn't be surprised at all if something happens between either one of them.

One of the best things episode this episode is that it finally brought back Team Arrow and a long awaited badge for each and everyone of the team! Finally! They should have done that in the beginning, but I don't know what took them so long but whatever. Glad they finally gave them the badges they deserve. Of course, Oliver and Dinah were both willing to quit and go to jail again if that wasn't going to happen, which would have been a very bad mistake. Hello, they saved a whole bunch of people in that ambush from the crazy stalker who was killing vigilantes.

The small glimpse we did get of the future, was of Miss Blackstar herself and she's replaying the documentary which seems to have been banned in this time line. Guess no one ever got around to liking vigilantes after all. Who is Blackstar and why is she so upset with Oliver? I have my theories. Like maybe she's somehow related to them, like daughter perhaps? I could see that. Not sure why that would make her so mad at them, though.