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Arrow: The Undertaking

Diggle refuses to work with Oliver, forcing the vigilante to turn to Felicity when he needs to infiltrate a casino whose owner has information on Walter's whereabouts. Meanwhile, Tommy tells Laurel that Oliver still loves her, and in flashbacks Malcolm and Robert disagree on how to bring about The Undertaking.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x21
Production Number: 2J7321
Airdate: Wednesday May 01st, 2013


Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) May 01, 2013
UK (sky 1) May 06, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Sep 18, 2013

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (17 Votes cast)

Trailer


 
Flash
Guest Stars
Jamey Sheridan
As Robert Queen
Recurring
Colin Salmon
As Walter Steele
Recurring
Chin Han
As Frank Chen
Recurring
Emily Bett Rickards
As Felicity Smoak
Recurring
John Barrowman
As Malcolm Merlyn
Recurring
Ray Galletti
As Dominic Alonzo

Co-Guest Stars
Vaughn Clements
As Armed Guard
Andrew Hedge
As Pit Boss
Byron Noble
As Harold Backman
Stephen Powell (2)
As Sharp Gangster
Lee Tichon
As Controller
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

Recap

A mob accountant, Harold Backman, is in his office preparing for a flight to the Cayman Islands. The elevator opens despite the fact it's on a key and Backman sends his men to investigate. When they get there, The Hood drops down from the ceiling, takes out one man, and then goes after the other. Backman tries to run but The Hood grabs him and tells him that he's failed the city. The Hood then takes his laptop, says that his people will deal with him, and leaves...

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Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Adam AginYour Heart Keeps BurningRobert leaving on the Queen's Gambit.
Leona LewisBleeding LoveOllie and Laurel in Oliver's bedroom


Episode Quotes
Oliver: I'm be with you the entire time.
Felicity: Thanks. It feels really good having you inside me. And by "you," I mean your voice. And by "me," I mean my ear. I'm gonna stop talking right now.
Oliver: That would be my preference.

Laurel: I only bring this up because your mom busted me yesterday, and obviously we can't hang out at my house?
Oliver: Why? Because your father threatened to tase me the last time that I closed the door to your bedroom?

Laurel: Then will you please go talk to Tommy for me?
Oliver: And say what?
Laurel: Say that you and I are over. That you're not still in love with me.
Oliver: I can't do that.
Laurel: Why not?
Oliver: Because it wouldn't be true. And I have enough lies in my life already.



Cultural References
Oliver: Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

Oliver quotes Rick talking about his former girlfriend Ilsa, in the 1942 movie Casablanca



Other Episode Crew

DeveloperMarc Guggenheim  |  Andrew Kreisberg  |  Greg Berlanti
Executive ProducerMarc Guggenheim  |  Andrew Kreisberg  |  Greg Berlanti
Co-Executive ProducerMelissa Berman  |  Drew Z. Greenberg
Supervising ProducerJake Coburn
ProducerJoseph Patrick Finn
Co-ProducerCarl Ogawa  |  Jennifer Lence  |  Wendy Mericle
Associate ProducerJon Wallace
Production DesignerRichard Hudolin
EditorThomas Wallerstein
CastingDavid Rapaport  |  Lyndsey Baldasare
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
Construction CoordinatorChris Claridge
Production CoordinatorFawn McDonald
Supervising Sound EditorMichael E. Lawshe
Re-Recording MixerDan Hiland  |  Gary D. Rogers
Director of PhotographyGordon Verheul
Art DirectorBridgit McGuire
Production ManagementTodd Pittson
Sound MixerPatrick Ramsay
Makeup ArtistPatricia Murray
Canadian CastingCoreen Mayrs  |  Heike Brandstatter
 
Warning: Arrow season 1 episode 21 guide may contain spoilers
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