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Arrow #3.9: “The Climb” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.9: “The Climb” Recap & Review

Matt Tucker December 15, 2014 13

A muddled affair saved by a wallop of an ending that boldly asks many questions in the season going forward

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Arrow #3.8: “The Brave and the Bold” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.8: “The Brave and the Bold” Recap & Review

Matt Tucker December 9, 2014 2

An engaging finale to the crossover that finally gives us a solid in on Oliver's arc for the season

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Arrow #3.7: “Draw Back Your Bow” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.7: “Draw Back Your Bow” Recap & Review

Matt Tucker November 26, 2014 1

A serviceable main plot offers a chance at character and relationship insight

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Arrow #3.6 “Guilty” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.6 “Guilty” Recap & Review

Derek B. Gayle November 17, 2014 19

A heavy-handed, unsubtle episode still finds success in its themes and character development, plus a certain boxing glove arrow

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Arrow #3.5: “The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.5: “The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak” Recap & Review

Matt Tucker November 12, 2014 3

A rather standard story improved by its participants

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Arrow #3.4 “The Magician” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.4 “The Magician” Recap & Review

Derek B. Gayle November 3, 2014 5

A battle of archers brings together multiple threads from past seasons and uses them to explore Oliver's no-kill rule, in an ambiguous, complex, and action-packed hour

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Arrow #3.3: “Corto Maltese” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.3: “Corto Maltese” Recap & Review

Matt Tucker October 24, 2014 29

A chesspiece episode that moves parts into place for the season's big arcs, but takes some time to offer good character work for two who needed it

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Arrow #3.2 “Sara” Recap & Review

Arrow #3.2 “Sara” Recap & Review

Derek B. Gayle October 17, 2014 40

The aftermath of last week's shocker yields a thoughtful exploration of grief and death, what it means for the characters, and how it paves a new path for the future

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Arrow #3.1 “The Calm” Review (Derek’s View)

Arrow #3.1 “The Calm” Review (Derek’s View)

Derek B. Gayle October 9, 2014 9

A mixed bag of an opening is fun and shocking, resetting the stage for the new but also rehashing some of the old, with troubling implications

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Arrow #3.1: “The Calm” Recap & Review (Matt’s View)

Arrow #3.1: “The Calm” Recap & Review (Matt’s View)

Matt Tucker October 9, 2014 16

A decidedly uneven start to the new season with one hell of a wallop that changes everything

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