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Arrow: Vertigo

Starling City is overwhelmed by a flood of a new drug, Vertigo, and Thea is arrested after using it. Oliver sets out to seek down the drug's creator, The Count, only to be dosed with it himself.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x12
Production Number: 2J7312
Airdate: Wednesday January 30th, 2013


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Feb 04, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Jul 31, 2013

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (16 Votes cast)

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Guest Stars
Byron Mann
As Yao Fei
Recurring
Janina Gavankar
As McKenna Hall
Recurring
Sebastian Dunn
As Edward Fyers
Recurring
Eugene Lipinski
As Alexi Leonov
Recurring
Emily Bett Rickards
As Felicity Smoak
Recurring
Seth Gabel
As The Count
Recurring
Serge Houde
As Judge Brackett
Eileen Pedde
As Doctor

Co-Guest Stars
Barry Nerling
As Mechanic
Recurring
David Quinlan
As Reporter
Recurring
Jeffrey C. Robinson
As Deathstroke (as Jeffrey Robinson)
Recurring
Patrick Sabongui
As Street Dealer
Recurring
Robert Wolfgang Weiss
As Court Clerk
Recurring
Kurt Evans
As Alex Salese
Main Cast
Stephen Amell
As Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
Katie Cassidy
As Laurel Lance
Colin Donnell
As Tommy Merlyn
David Ramsey
As John Diggle
Willa Holland
As Thea Queen
Susanna Thompson
As Moira Queen
Paul Blackthorne
As Detective Quentin Lance

Recap

Night in Starling City, and the Hood chases a criminal through the alleyways. The crook finally runs to a rooftop and climbs a tower, and the Hood pins his sleeve to the girder with an arrow. Arrow demands to know who is providing him with Vertigo, and the dealer finally says all he knows is that his supplier is called "The Count."..

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Episode Quotes
Oliver: Took down three Vertigo pushers tonight, Diggle. Last one finally knew a name. The Count.
Diggle: The Count? That's worse than The Hood.

Oliver: Hey, we should get going. Judges don't appreciate the value in being fashionably late.

Tommy: I'm learning you're not much of a morning snuggler.
Laurel: And I'm learning that you don't like to wake up at any hour that ends in a.m.
Tommy: Yeah, that's true.

Diggle: Just that easy, huh.
Oliver: Well, I will need my trusty bodyguard.
Diggle: Fantastic. Looking forward to my new and exciting career as a drug dealer.

Felicity Smoak: You look like something the cat dragged in. Not that there are cats in this building. Well, once a cat did get in, but a guard tazed it. It smelled like fur and static in here for a week.

Oliver: But I'm very particular about what it is I put in my body.
Felicity Smoak: I noticed. I said, not noticed. Right?



Other Episode Crew

DeveloperAndrew Kreisberg  |  Marc Guggenheim  |  Greg Berlanti
Executive ProducerMarc Guggenheim  |  Andrew Kreisberg  |  Greg Berlanti
Co-Executive ProducerMoira Kirland Dekker  |  Melissa Berman
ProducerJoseph Patrick Finn
Co-ProducerWendy Mericle  |  Jennifer Lence  |  Carl Ogawa
Associate ProducerJon Wallace
Production DesignerRichard Hudolin
EditorAndi Armaganian
CastingDavid Rapaport  |  Lyndsey Baldasare
First Assistant DirectorKen Shane
Second Assistant DirectorYannick Leray
MusicBlake Neely
Music EditorZed Starkovich
Music SupervisorSeason Kent
Costume DesignerMaya Mani
HairstylistPaul J. Edwards
Set DecoratorDominique Fauquet-LeMaitre
Property MasterKen Hawryliw
Assistant EditorJessie Murray
Post Production SupervisorJoanie L. Woehler
Supervising Sound EditorMichael E. Lawshe
Re-Recording MixerDan Hiland  |  Gary D. Rogers
Director of PhotographyGlen Winter
Stunt CoordinatorJ.J. Makaro
Production ManagementTodd Pittson
Sound MixerDave Griffiths
Casting AssociateMike Page
Makeup ArtistPatricia Murray
Canadian CastingHeike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
 
Warning: Arrow season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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