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Arrow: Suicide Squad

While Oliver deals with the pressure of Slade's threats against Oliver and his loved ones, Amanda Waller with A.R.G.U.S. recruits Diggle for a black ops mission. Diggle is happy to learn that he'll be working with his ex-wife Lyla... but not so thrilled that three convicts will be going on the mission with them.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x16
Production Number: 2J7466
Airdate: Wednesday March 19th, 2014

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Apr 03, 2014
NO (TV2 Zebra) Apr 29, 2014
FI (Sub) Jun 16, 2014
AU (Nine Network) Oct 14, 2014

  • Currently 7.2/10
7.2/10 (13 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Michael Jai White
As Bronze Tiger

Guest Stars
Ben Browder
As Ted Gaynor
Caity Lotz
As Black Canary
Celina Jade
As Shado
Audrey Marie Anderson
As Lyla Michaels
Cynthia Addai Robinson
As Amanda Waller (as Cynthia Addai-Robinson)
Sean Maher
As Mark Scheffer / Shrapnel
Eugene Lipinski
As Alexi Leonov
Michael Rowe (2)
As Deadshot
Lee Majdoub
As Gholem Qadir

Co-Guest Stars
Keri Adams
As Bethany Snow
Allison Riley
As Tech
Jason Bell
As Gholem Security
Zara Durrani
As Refugee Woman
Don Michael
As Benefit Security
Tara Strong
As Deranged Squad Female
Main Cast
Stephen Amell
As Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
Katie Cassidy
As Laurel Lance
David Ramsey
As John Diggle
Emily Bett Rickards
As Felicity Smoak


Oliver wakes up in the middle of the night, gasping. Once he catches his breath, he tries to wake up Sara and discovers that it's Shado, accusing him of murdering her.....

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Episode Quotes
Oliver: I know exactly how this Brotherhood works, and right now, it works for me.

Shrapnel: "It is not only prisoners who grow course and hardened from corporal punishment, but those as well who perpetrate the act or who are present to witness it."
Bronze Tiger: Oh, please stop giving him books.

Diggle: So this is your unit, huh, Waller? What, OJ and Charles Manson weren't available?

Gholem Qadir: Mr. Diggle, who is this vision?
Lyla Michaels: His new bodyguard.
Gholem Qadir: Mmm. You will have to refer me to your security company.

Oliver: I'm not sure you're the best person to talk to about all this.
Laurel: And why is that? Is it because of the whole cheating, shipwreck, drowning, not drowning, he's back, she's back thing? Sorry, it's the brutal AA honesty talking.

Diggle: Last night, the man who killed my brother showed more character than the woman charged with protecting the world. Good and bad is not so clear to me. One thing I do know for sure, black and white... is that I can't ever lose you again.
Lyla Michaels: Finally. Something we agree on.

Oliver: Thank you. Helping me with Sara, I know that... can't be easy.
Laurel: Helping two people I care about? There's nothing easier.

Other Episode Crew

DeveloperAndrew Kreisberg  |  Marc Guggenheim  |  Greg Berlanti
Executive ProducerMarc Guggenheim  |  Greg Berlanti  |  Andrew Kreisberg
Co-Executive ProducerMelissa Berman  |  Jake Coburn  |  Drew Z. Greenberg
ProducerWendy Mericle  |  Todd Pittson  |  Joseph Patrick Finn
Co-ProducerCarl Ogawa  |  Jon Wallace  |  Jennifer Lence
Associate ProducerJon Wallace
Production DesignerRichard Hudolin
EditorPaul Karasick
CastingLyndsey Baldasare  |  David Rapaport
First Assistant DirectorMark Bunting
Second Assistant DirectorNeil Allan
MusicBlake Neely
Music EditorZed Starkovich
Music SupervisorSeason Kent
Costume DesignerMaya Mani
HairstylistPaul J. Edwards
Make-upDanielle Fowler
Key GripJohn O'Neill (2)
Set DecoratorDominique Fauquet-LeMaitre
Location ManagerRobert Murdoch
Property MasterKen Hawryliw
Production CoordinatorFawn McDonald
Supervising Sound EditorMichael E. Lawshe
Re-Recording MixerDan Hiland  |  Gary D. Rogers
GafferShamus Whiting-Hewlett
Director of PhotographyGordon Verheul
Stunt CoordinatorJ.J. Makaro  |  Jon Kraft
Art DirectorBridgit McGuire
Assistant Production CoordinatorJill Righton
Production ManagerMichael Potkins
Sound MixerPatrick Ramsay
Executive Story EditorKeto Shimizu  |  Ben Sokolowski
Casting AssociateJackie Sollitino  |  J.J. Ogilvy
Fight CoordinatorJames Bamford
Canadian CastingSean Cossey
1st Assistant AccountantNerissa McCormack
Warning: Arrow season 2 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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