Written by: Greg Berlanti
Directed by: John Behring
Aired: 26th March 2014
This weeks episode features the return of The Huntress. It opens with Arrow and Canary helping Lance’s squad catch Frank Bertinelli – Helena Bertinelli aka The Huntress’ father – he gets caught and Lance realises that Helena will return.
Sara has no idea who Helena is, so they fill her in. Felicity says that Helena has been dropping bodies for the last year while looking for her father.
Roy gives Thea an expensive bracelet before being called to duty. The Arrow, Canary and Roy stop the car, the driver shots Roy through the hand triggering his rage. Oliver reaches him by calling him Speedy, Thea’s nickname. This turns out to be a decoy for Helena has arrived in Starling via carjacking. Roy tells Oliver to never call him Speedy again and Oliver wants him to stay away from Thea.
There is commotion when Laurel takes the Bertinelli case, where The Huntress attacks with back up. Oliver gets Bertinelli out, but Laurel is still inside. Canary saves Laurel, who wants to drink, but Canary talks her out of it. Laurel doesn’t want to leave while there are still hostages. Canary and The Huntress fight, but Canary gets thrown out of a window, leaving Laurel to be a hostage. The Arrow contacts The Huntress, where they agree to exchange Laurel for Helena’s father.
There is confusion during the exchange, Canary and The Huntress fight again, where Canary is willingly to kill The Huntress, but Laurel stops her. It turns out that Frank Bertinelli was killed in the crossfire. Laurel is rehired at her firm.
Roy breaks up with Thea by making out with a bartender causing her to thrown the bracelet at him. Oliver finds Thea crying, where she twists the knife by saying that Oliver is the only one who never lie to her before leaving. Meanwhile, Roy crushes the bracelet with his hands, while Thea gets a lift from Slade as she walks home.
The promo for the next episode of Arrow – Deathstroke – is shown above and will air on the 2nd April