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The Best Seasons of 'Arrow'  

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For all the DC Comics fans, we're ranking the best seasons of Arrow, with the help of your votes. It's hard to argue that Arrow isn't an amazing show (the first season was CW's highest-rated show in five years) but which season is your favorite? The show was renewed for an eighth and final season and still managed to stay fresh since it debuted in 2012. Arrow was the first show in the now-titular Arrowverse, made up of multiple series from The CW that are part of the DC Multiverse.

Stephen Amell does a great job portraying Oliver Queen, aka Green Arrow over the show's many seasons, but which season of Arrow really had you hooked? Whether you liked the earlier seasons or the most recent one, vote up your top Arrow seasons and downvote any that you felt were a little dry.

If you haven't seen the new seasons of Arrow, please be weary that there may be spoilers below.

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Arrow - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Arrow'
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The second season of Arrow premiered on October 9, 2013, and contains 23 episodes. This season finds Oliver meeting the Black Canary.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "League of Assassins," "Three Ghosts," and "Heir to the Demon."  

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Barry Allen's appearance.
  • Oliver finding out Sara Lance still alive.
  • Roy's rampage under the Mirakuru's influence.
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Arrow - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Arrow'
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The first season of Arrow premiered on October 10, 2012, and contains 23 episodes. This season introduces viewers to Oliver Queen and his vigilante alter-ego.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "An Innocent Man," "Muse of Fire," and "The Odyssey."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Oliver saves Diggle, later enlisting him.
  • Thea gets arrested following Vertigo use.
  • Oliver confronts his mother.
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Arrow - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Arrow'
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The third season of Arrow premiered on October 8, 2014, and contains 23 episodes. This season finds Arsenal joining the team which is searching for a killer.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Sara," "The Magician," and "Broken Arrow." 

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • Roy gives himself up to police instead of Oliver as the Arrow.
  • Ra's al Ghul tries to recruit Oliver into the League of Shadows.
  • Thea is immersed in the Lazarus Pit.
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Arrow - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seasons of 'Arrow'
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Arrow - Season 5

The fifth season of Arrow premiered on October 5, 2016, and contains 23 episodes. This season finds Oliver building a new team of vigilantes.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Legacy," "Invasion!," and "Kapiushon."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Oliver gets kidnaped.
  • Flash and Supergirl help the team.
  • Chase makes a sacrifice to detonate bombs.
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