Oliver’s army goes darker still
Arrow of the credit for kicking off the current successful run of DC Comics properties on television in the States, but the third season found the creative team leaning hard into the grimmer, darker and often less entertaining aspects of the series.
As Oliver Queen ( Stephen Amell) battled iconic threat Ra’s al Ghul and the League of Assassins, the show became ever more serious, which is hardly a new concept for it, but made new companion series The Flash feel that much more fun by comparison. The Arrow producers have always allowed some funny elements, but this year they seemed harder to come by than ever, aside from the ever- reliable Felicity ( Emily Bett Rickards) and Tony
still deserves a lot
Stark- as- nerd- boy Ray Palmer ( Brandon Routh). But the difference was never more obvious than the moments the two series crossed over, with speedster Barry Allen’s ( Grant Gustin) appearance in the season finale of Arrow a bright spot in an episode that kept things dark until the end. Hopefully the
They could do with more smilers in Arrow.