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Arrow: Betrayal

Mobster Cyrus Vanch gets out of prison on a technicality and plans to take over the power vacuum in Starling City by taking down the biggest threat: The Hood. Meanwhile, Diggle confirms that Moira is involved with Robert's death, but Oliver refuses to accept his mother's activities. And on the island, Oliver meets a potential ally... if the man doesn't kill him first.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x13
Production Number: 2J7313
Airdate: Wednesday February 06th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Feb 11, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Aug 07, 2013


Guest Stars
Manu BennettManu Bennett
As Slade Wilson
Roger R. CrossRoger R. Cross
As Detective Hilton
John BarrowmanJohn Barrowman
As Malcolm Merlyn
David AndersDavid Anders
As Cyrus Vanch
Agam DarshiAgam Darshi
As Anastasia
Ona GrauerOna Grauer
As Vivian
Adrian G. GriffithsAdrian G. Griffiths
As Malcolm's Bodyguard

Co-Guest Stars
Bill CroftBill Croft
As Grizzled Man
Marrett GreenMarrett Green
As TV Reporter
Lee VincentLee Vincent
As Kelton
John ShawJohn Shaw
As George Wolfman
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


At Iron Heights Prison, Cyrus Vanch is released on a technicality and a woman, Vivian, greets him. Cyrus kisses her and then goes to his old home. His attorney, George Wolfman, is there and surprised to see Cyrus out of prison. The lawyer claims that there were recent contingencies that he couldn't anticipate, including the arrival of The Hood in Starling City. After hugging George, Cyrus tells him that he'll be taking his home... and then lowers the dead man to the floor after removing his knife from his back...

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Episode Notes
The name of Mira's accountant, Fauquet-Lemaitre, is a reference to Dominique Fauquet-Lemaite, the show's set decorator.

Episode Quotes
Cyrus Vanch: Interesting. Using deception and intimidation to make a name for himself. This guy stole my move.

Tommy: Can I talk to you about something?
Oliver: Tommy, every time you want to talk to me about something and that something is Laurel, you look like you're about to tell me you have a terminal disease.

The Hood: Are you all right?
Laurel: What would you think if I said that I didn't know?
The Hood: That you were being honest.

Cultural References
Laurel: Like an episode of The Bachelor.

Kelton: Your daughter's playing Maid Marion to Robin Hood again.

Oliver: He won Top Chef Season Six.

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperGreg Berlanti  |  Andrew Kreisberg  |  Marc Guggenheim
Executive ProducerMarc Guggenheim  |  Greg Berlanti  |  Andrew Kreisberg
Co-Executive ProducerMelissa Berman  |  Moira Kirland Dekker
ProducerJoseph Patrick Finn
Co-ProducerWendy Mericle  |  Carl Ogawa  |  Jennifer Lence
Associate ProducerJon Wallace
Production DesignerRichard Hudolin
EditorKristin Windell
CastingLyndsey Baldasare  |  David Rapaport
First Assistant DirectorMark Bunting
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
Supervising Sound EditorMichael E. Lawshe
Re-Recording MixerGary D. Rogers  |  Dan Hiland
Director of PhotographyGordon Verheul
Production ManagementTodd Pittson
Sound MixerPatrick Ramsay
Casting AssociateMike Page
Assistant To The Executive ProducerKatherine Walczak  |  Tiffany L. Williams
Makeup ArtistPatricia Murray
Canadian CastingHeike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
Producers AssistantRyan Doucette
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