City of Heroes (Arrow)
City of Heroes is the first episode of the second season and the twenty-fourth episode overall of Arrow, an American action-adventure television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg. It is based on the fictional superhero Green Arrow, a costumed crime-fighter who appears in comic books published by DC Comics.
Plot Summary: John and Felicity travel to Lian Yu in search of Oliver who left Starling City after The Undertaking. Convinced to return home, Oliver finds that things are in worse shape than he thought – Isabel Rochev is preparing a hostile takeover of Queen Consolidated, Thea refuses to visit Moira in jail, Roy is trying to fill the void left by Arrow's absence, and Laurel is working with the District Attorney's office to take down the vigilante. Meanwhile, flashbacks to the island show Slade, Shado and Oliver in a desperate situation.
Episode: Season 2 Episode 1
Original air date: October 9, 2013
Director: John Behring
Writer: Greg Berlanti
Guest actors :
Summer Glau: Isabel Rochev
Dylan Bruce: Adam Donner
Caity Lotz: Black Canary
Official description :
FROM VIGILANTE TO HERO — Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) travel to Lian Yu in search of Oliver (Stephen Amell) who left Starling City after The Undertaking. Convinced to return home, Oliver finds that things are in worse shape than he thought – Isabel Rochev (guest star Summer Glau) is preparing a hostile takeover of Queen Consolidated, Thea (Willa Holland) refuses to visit Moira (Susanna Thompson) in jail, Roy (Colton Haynes) is trying to fill the void left by the Arrow’s absence, and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) is working with the District Attorney’s office to take down the vigilante. Meanwhile, flashbacks to the island show Slade (Manu Bennett), Shado (guest star Celina Jade) and Oliver in a desperate situation.
Isabel Rochev quotes :
Oliver Queen: Sorry I'm late.
Isabel Rochev: For this meeting. Or a career in business.
Oliver Queen: Really? So destroying companies agrees with you?
Isabel Rochev: Winning agrees with me.
Isabel Rochev: Since you majored in dropping out of college, let me put this in terms that are easy for you to understand.
Isabel Rochev: Companies rise and fall Mr Queen. Your company has fallen.
Isabel Rochev: And trust me, poverty isn't as glamorous as Charles Dickens made it look.
Isabel Rochev: You aren't at all what people say about you.
Oliver Queen: Most people fail to see the real me.
- On-screen Style: Summer Glau wears a Cossette Dress by Judith & Charles