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Season 8  "Present Tense"  8x4

Aired a month ago - Nov 05, 2019

When a mysterious new Deathstroke appears in Star City, Oliver and Team Arrow insist on taking down this villain themselves. Meanwhile, reeling from the loss of one of their own, the future Team Arrow figures out a new way to try and stop JJ.

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Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 1
I think we should give them their space,
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and the next thing I know, I'm... I'm here.
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What's done is done.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 4
So did, uh... looks like the two of you
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 5
It doesn't really work that way.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 6
until we have a better understanding
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 7
Yeah. Well, um... I didn't just turn out.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 8
If your sister will let me.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 9
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 10
and those guys are easy to hate.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 11
I will let her know about Slade
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 12
This fabric was clipped by it, and I would like you
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 13
- You and he close? - Yeah. Best friends.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 14
- Whoa. Okay. So that's our motive. - _
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 15
Look. He won't care.
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Who the hell is JJ?
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then why did you call him JJ?
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and I'm done holding onto this.
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and rebellious,
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you have done nothing but lie to me,
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 24
Look. All that matters right now is stopping Grant Wilson
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 25
Grant Wilson's plan.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 26
How am I supposed to wake up every morning
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 27
that it is not tactically wise to go out there
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 28
Really? Because from where I stand,
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 29
the 1% who control industry.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 30
Everything happening with the Deathstroke
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 31
No, but I do know someone who is.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 32
so it's on me.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 33
the phrase "wild goose chase"?
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 34
and if you want to kill this guy, then have at it,
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 35
No, because I talked her out of it.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 36
God, you know, it's kind of annoying how good he is.
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I haven't earned a say.
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Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 39
The good news is... and I use that term
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 40
and I'm still Captain, future be damned.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 41
Spartan, what's your status?
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 42
Great.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 43
Well, that can't be good.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 44
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 45
Yeah. I like to cope by stress eating.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 46
Takes the Deathstroke off the board
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and I know you didn't want to.
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 48
- I... I really am. I... - It's okay.
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Then why wait for a future we can start making now?
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Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 2
and the next thing I know, I'm... I'm here.
#2
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What's done is done.
#3
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 4
So did, uh... looks like the two of you
#4
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 5
It doesn't really work that way.
#5
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until we have a better understanding
#6
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 7
Yeah. Well, um... I didn't just turn out.
#7
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If your sister will let me.
#8
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and those guys are easy to hate.
#10
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 11
I will let her know about Slade
#11
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 12
This fabric was clipped by it, and I would like you
#12
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 13
- You and he close? - Yeah. Best friends.
#13
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 14
- Whoa. Okay. So that's our motive. - _
#14
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Look. He won't care.
#15
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Who the hell is JJ?
#17
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then why did you call him JJ?
#19
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and I'm done holding onto this.
#20
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and rebellious,
#22
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you have done nothing but lie to me,
#23
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Look. All that matters right now is stopping Grant Wilson
#24
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Grant Wilson's plan.
#25
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How am I supposed to wake up every morning
#26
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that it is not tactically wise to go out there
#27
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 28
Really? Because from where I stand,
#28
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 29
the 1% who control industry.
#29
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 30
Everything happening with the Deathstroke
#30
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No, but I do know someone who is.
#31
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 32
so it's on me.
#32
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the phrase "wild goose chase"?
#33
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and if you want to kill this guy, then have at it,
#34
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No, because I talked her out of it.
#35
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God, you know, it's kind of annoying how good he is.
#36
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I haven't earned a say.
#37
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The good news is... and I use that term
#39
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and I'm still Captain, future be damned.
#40
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 41
Spartan, what's your status?
#41
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Great.
#42
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Well, that can't be good.
#43
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Yeah. I like to cope by stress eating.
#45
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 46
Takes the Deathstroke off the board
#46
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 47
and I know you didn't want to.
#47
Recap of Arrow Season 8 Episode 4 (S08E04) - 48
- I... I really am. I... - It's okay.
#48
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Then why wait for a future we can start making now?
#49
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