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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


Guest Stars
Byron MannByron Mann
As Yao Fei
Janina GavankarJanina Gavankar
As McKenna Hall
Sebastian DunnSebastian Dunn
As Edward Fyers
Eugene LipinskiEugene Lipinski
As Alexi Leonov
Emily Bett RickardsEmily Bett Rickards
As Felicity Smoak
Seth GabelSeth Gabel
As The Count
Serge HoudeSerge Houde
As Judge Brackett
Eileen PeddeEileen Pedde
As Doctor

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


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
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