ARROW CHECKMATE REVIEW

Season 5 Episode 16:

On this episode of Arrow, a whole lot went down.So spoilers ahead for the episode, let's recap.

The episode starts with Oliver finding Talia where she is mad at Oliver.She tells Oliver that Prometheus is Adrian Chase and two years ago she trained him, she helped him because Oliver killed her father, Talia then reveals her full name to Oliver, Talia Al Ghul.

Back in Star City Oliver gets into the Mayor's office where he finds Adrian talking to the council members.Later Oliver as the Green Arrow confronts Adrian in a parking lot, Adrian tells Oliver that he has Susan, a she is fine, but if Adrain is killed, she dies as well.

Back in the Arrow cave, Oliver tells the team that Adrian is Prometheus, so the team splits up.Mr. Terific and Black Canary go check Adrian's mother's house, they find a video of Susan being threatened by Prometheus.Quinten and Rene are in the Mayor's office, and Green Arrow and Spartan are in Adrian's house, Oliver confronts Adrian's wife and then the police come in and Oliver just barely escapes.

back at the arrow cave, Felicity comes in from hanging with her hacker group, which she does not tell Oliver about, but she did manage to find out that Adrian Chase is not his real name and he changed it, which is enough for 'Adrian' to get fired.At the City hall, Oliver gives a speech on the Green Arrow where he says that the Green Arrow has 24 hours to hand himself in or the police while firing at will at the green arrow.Oliver then goes to the police captain's office and gives him information on Adrian being Prometheus.Oliver leaves and the Police Captain goes behind the station and is stabbed by a man in a hood.
Oliver arrives at the hospital and confronts Adrian n the police captain's room, Adrian tells Oliver that Susan is okay for now.
Oliver goes back to the Arrow cave and starts haveing a rage and wrecks the place.

John goes and checks on Oliver and he gives him a pep talk, the people that make a person variable are also what makes someone human.Oliver comes up with a bright idea and sends John to take a package.
Felicity manages to track down where Adrian is keeping Susan thanks to the hacker group.She detects 12 heat signatures.Oliver and Curtis go and find Susan, and they do successfully.Meanwhile, Dinah and Rene are caught in an explosion and they get trapped so Curtis goes and saves them.Oliver confronts Adrian and John comes in with the package, Adrian's wife, she hugs Adrian and tells him to stop, but Adrian stops her.John rushes to her and takes her outside.Oliver is shot in the leg with an arrow, not by Adrian, but by Talia.Oliver gets taken away and the new recruits get inside but it is too late.

In the flashbacks, Oliver and Anatoli were getting ready to take down Gregor at a hockey stadium.

Back at the arrow cave, we find out that Adrian chases wife died and the person at blame is the Green Arrow.We then cut to Oliver tied up and Talia tells Adrian to make Oliver feel pain.Adrian then tells Oliver that he is going to spill his secrets out.

So the biggest scene in the episode was the ending.Adrain Chase is going to reveal Oliver's identity later in the season.I would assume the season finale, but this is going to be huge.There are going to be so many questions that everyone is going to ask.
I can't wait to see how this will play out into season 6 as well.

The stand out character in the episode was Josh Segarra as Adrain Chase.The character was so awesome he felt like a real villain and I just love how everyone has to kind of forget what happens with the superhero an villain stuff when they meet in public.

In conclusion, this was a great episode of Arrow, I like how Talia is being used in present day and I can't wait to see next weeks episode.I will give this episode a 9 out of 10.Comment below your thoughts on the episode.As always thanks for reading, take care.

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