Season 1 Episode 16

Dead to Rights

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Feb 27, 2013 on The CW



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • 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

    • 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.

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: February 27, 2013 on CTV
      Sweden: May 28, 2013 on Kanal 5
      Australia: August 28, 2013 on Nine
      Portugal: October 27, 2013 on RTP
      Finland: January 16, 2014 on Sub

  • Allusions