"The Promise" is the fifteenth episode of season two of the superhero-action series Arrow and the thirty-eighth episode of the series overall. The episode was directed by Glen Winter with a teleplay written by Jake Coburn and Ben Sokolowski. It first aired on the CW Network on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 8:00 pm.

Synopsis Edit

Cast Edit

Principal Cast Edit

Guest Stars Edit

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode is rated TV-14.
  • This episode is production code number: 2J7465.

Allusions Edit

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Bloopers Edit

  • When Oliver runs across the island and fires the arrow into the tree target, the arrowhead is entirely inside the tree. However, in the closeup a few seconds later, it's only embedded up to half the length of the arrowhead. [2]

Quotes Edit

  • Slade Wilson: Slade: I believe that when we lose someone we love, we have the obligation to honor their memory.


  • Oliver Queen: Why don't you just kill me now?
  • Slade Wilson: To kill you now... would be a mercy. You cannot die until you have suffered... the same way that I have suffered. Till you have known complete despair. And you will. I promise.

See also Edit

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References Edit

  1. Credited, but does not appear in this episode.
  2.; Arrow, "The Promise"; Trivia.

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