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Quote1 I will work with you to stop Ra's because that's what my brother says we need to do. So I will be your student. I'll be your partner, even I have to, I will be your soldier. But never again will I be your daughter. Quote2
Thea Queen

The Return is an episode of season 3 of Arrow. It premiered on February 18, 2015.

Synopsis for "The Return"

Appearing in "The Return"

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  • Alpha Virus (Mentioned only)
  • The List (Mentioned only)
  • Omega Virus (Flashback only)
  • Vitura (Mentioned only)



  • This episode reveals the content of Robert Queen's tape explaining The List which Oliver originally mentioned in "Trust but Verify".
  • This episode also marks the first tv appearance of Andy Diggle. He first appeared in Arrow #2.
  • Quentin Lance refers to Laurel as Black Canary for the first time in this episode.


  • During the events of Arrow: Season 2.5 #19, which take place seven months before the events of this episode, Slade foreshadows freeing himself from his prison and waiting for Oliver.
  • The real circumstances behind the grave where Oliver takes his gun on Lian Yu will be shown in "Schism".
  • Robert's message for Thea will be revealed in "Honor Thy Fathers".

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