Dead to Rights

Season 1, Ep 16, Aired 2/27/13
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  • Episode Description
  • Deadshot is back and working with China White to kill Malcolm Merlyn. While Oliver goes after the two assassins, he struggles to help Tommy resolve his issues with his father and navigate a new relationship with old girlfriend McKenna.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Manu Bennett

    Slade Wilson

  • Kelly Hu

    China White

  • John Barrowman

    Malcolm Merlyn

  • Janina Gavankar

    McKenna Hall

  • Chin Han

    Frank Chen

  • Fan Reviews (8)
  • Definitely the best yet!

    By amazing_race, Dec 11, 2014

  • Arrow

    By trinityupchur, Mar 18, 2013

  • Will Sarah be alive and turn out to be the Black Canary?

    By moname91, Mar 07, 2013

  • Dead to Rights

    By TrueTvWatcher, Mar 02, 2013

  • Doctor Who meets the Arrow

    By bellebelledon, Mar 01, 2013

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Oliver: We can't just sit here and wait for Fyers to come and kill us.
      Slade: I did have one idea. If you go into the forest and gather as much bamboo as you can find...
      Oliver: Yeah?
      Slade: We could build ourselves a boat like they did on Gilligan's Island.

    • Malcolm: I'm being honored by the Starling City Municipal Group. They're honoring me with their annual humanitarian award.
      Tommy: What, they ran out of actual humans to give it to?

    • Deadshot: Hey, we've all got to die sometime.
      China White: I need someone to die at the right time. And no one does it better than you.

    • Laurel: You look handsome.
      Tommy: I try not to. It just keeps happening.

    • Oliver: Most nights we'll have a band. Somebody cool. Is Fallout Boy still cool?
      McKenna: They broke up. And never.
      Oliver: So somebody else will pick the bands.

    Notes (6)

    • Willa Holland is credited but doesn't appear.

    • Injoke: In the comics, Guillermo Barrera isa masked supervillain, Brutale, who wears a gargoyle-like costume and uses throwing knives and scalpels to kill his victims.

    • Injoke: In the photo, Sarah and Quentin are looking at a pet black canary. In the comics, Dinah Lance is the superhero Black Canary.

    • Injoke: Deadshot lives at Bludhaven Apartments. In the comics, Bludhaven is a city close to Gotham City, run by crime lords. Nightwing served there as a hero until the city was destroyed in a chemical bombing attack. The city was mentioned previously in "An Innocent Man."

    • Injoke: In the comics, Nanda Parbat is a hidden city in the mountains of Tibet. It is a place of great mystical power and has played a role in the lives of superheroes such as Deadman, Judomaster, The Crimson Avenger, and The Question.

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    Trivia (1)

    • Trivia: Felicity's middle name is Megan.

    Allusions (1)

    • Slade: We could build ourselves a boat like they did on Gilligan's Island.
      Referencing the classic CBS half-hour comedy (1964-1967) with seven castaways (and several hundred visitors) who spent several seasons trying to get off a deserted island.

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