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Old November 2nd, 2012   Jake1823 is offline   #129
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The sentimental moments in this show can be really grating, but, for now, I can tolerate them. I'm wondering if they're rushing into the secret identity storyline too fast, so I'm intrigued to see what happens next.

BTW, I kinda wish they had GA wear a domino mask. I dunno if it adds anything, but I like the aesthetic.
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Old November 2nd, 2012   jafabian is offline   #130
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BTW, I kinda wish they had GA wear a domino mask. I dunno if it adds anything, but I like the aesthetic.
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I agree. Even though they never had Clark wear the super-suit they still had him wear red and blue a lot. Same principle to me.
 
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From CBR: First Photo of "Arrow's" Huntress Released



 
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Now this is great!!!
 
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Old November 3rd, 2012   DaVeO is offline   #133
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Now this is great!!!
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Her two-parter is going to be written by Geoff.
 
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Old November 3rd, 2012   Sp33df0rc3 is offline   #134
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OK, I am really enjoying this show, but does anyone else get the feeling that this is: We really want to do batman, but don't have the rights, so we will just call it arrow. Other then the island and arrows, there are more similarities to batman then green arrow.
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The major difference here though is family life, the fact that there is much more emotionally at play than would be in a batman series. In a weird way, a number of the changes they made have done a good job of distancing it from outright being a Batman series, although all the Bludhaven references and the fact that Huntress is appearing definitely do not help
 
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Old November 4th, 2012   Robert Saunders is offline   #135
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The major difference here though is family life, the fact that there is much more emotionally at play than would be in a batman series. In a weird way, a number of the changes they made have done a good job of distancing it from outright being a Batman series, although all the Bludhaven references and the fact that Huntress is appearing definitely do not help
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Yes but Ollie had non of that in the comic...so let's compare using the modern (52) Bruce and a little soap value. A butler, secretly hiding the fact that mom had a 2nd child before dying. A chief of police, secretly knows who you are but protects you from the force and mayor. 3 "sons" one is an assassin trying to live up to you, with a secret violent streak. One rejects you and sectretly hates you for not being there when he needed you, and one who knows you are doing right but tries to be nothing like you as a result of his hard training and emotional coldness you gave him. Vicki Vale the reporter and sometimes girlfriend, who's onlt mission in life is to expose the batman. Barbra gordon, crippled by a maniac, but unknown to her father helps you out with tech. And there you have the basis of a family, much like Ollie's contrived TV family. And yet with all the family around Ollie he is still secretive, cold and distant to his family and acts the playboy around his friends and city.... still feels like batman to me.

...and then there is all the batman villians showing up
 
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What an odd show. It's not really a superhero story, is it? It's violent and brutal, and even though Oliver is capable and his enemies are foul, he's not much of a hero. Though getting an innocent man off death row is a lot better than his game of revenge in his father's name.

It's not a bad show. Some of the acting is quite good. The action is very well played. But I can't imagine any of this ever coming together into greatness. And it's so far removed from the GA we know and love that I don't even know why they needed to label this based on the comic. It's about as close to what we know as Elementary is to the Conan Doyle books.
 
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Count Vertigo to Appear in Arrow


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was Arrow not new last night?
 
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was Arrow not new last night?
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I believe the elections pre-empted it.
 
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I believe the elections pre-empted it.
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that's what I thought. I DVR'd it but last weeks is what recorded. Thought I was going crazy.....(ok no comments)
 
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Royal Flush Gang, Huntress Featured in New Arrow Promo
 
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Darn it! I forgot to program the VCR! Does Hulu offer this show?
 
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getting better all the time...
 
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another solid episode....Plus Deathstroke... GRAVY!!!
 
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