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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: When Thea's boyfriend turns up at Oliver's party, Diggle can be seen silently shaking his head behind Oliver's back.



* KnightTemplarBigBrother: Oliver despises Thea's new boyfriend on sight. When he walks in on them fooling around, his response is a cold "Hit the road."
** That the kid has a bad case of OpenMouthInsertFoot right from the start doesn't help his case.
** FunnyBackgroundEvent: Diggle can be seen silently shaking his head behind Oliver's back.

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* KnightTemplarBigBrother: Oliver despises Thea's new boyfriend Shane on sight.sight, despite knowing nothing about him. When he walks in on them fooling around, his response is a cold "Hit the road."
** That the kid has a bad case of OpenMouthInsertFoot right from the start doesn't help his case.
** FunnyBackgroundEvent: Diggle can be seen silently shaking his head behind Oliver's back.
" Thea is understandably angry at her brother's attitude.



* MySisterIsOffLimits: Oliver takes an instant dislike to Shane despite knowing nothing about him, and throws him out of the house after busting him about to have sex with Thea. Thea is understandably annoyed at her brother's attitude.

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* MySisterIsOffLimits: Oliver takes an instant dislike to Shane despite knowing nothing about him, and throws him out of the house after busting him about to have sex with Thea. Thea is understandably annoyed at her brother's attitude.


** Oliver does adopt the name of "Green Arrow" at [[Recap/ArrowS4E1GreenArrow the start of Season 4]].



** Oliver does adopt the name of "Green Arrow" at [[Recap/ArrowS4E1GreenArrow the start of Season 4]].


* BrickJoke: Oliver does adopt the name of "Green Arrow" at [[Recap/ArrowS4E1GreenArrow the start of Season 4]].

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* BrickJoke: BrickJoke:
** When Oliver rings up Quentin under the guise of The Hood, he complains about his nickname then too.
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Oliver does adopt the name of "Green Arrow" at [[Recap/ArrowS4E1GreenArrow the start of Season 4]].


* DeadlyDeferredConversation: Played with; Moira promises to reveal everything to Walter after the Christmas party. Instead Malcolm has him kidnapped, promising to hold Walter unharmed until their plan is completely (and though unstated, as a hostage for Moira's continued cooperation).

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* DeadlyDeferredConversation: Played with; Moira promises to reveal everything to Walter after the Christmas party. Instead Malcolm has him kidnapped, promising to hold Walter unharmed until their plan is completely complete (and though unstated, as a hostage for Moira's continued cooperation).


* BrickJoke: Oliver does adopt the name of "Green Arrow" at [[Recap/ArrowS4E1GreenArrow the start of Season 4]].



** Malcolm Merlyn proposes the name "ComicBook/GreenArrow" for the Starling City Vigilante, but [[ItWillNeverCatchOn Oliver dismisses it as lame]]. Also counts as a BrickJoke given that Oliver does adopt the moniker later on in the series.

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** Malcolm Merlyn proposes the name "ComicBook/GreenArrow" for the Starling City Vigilante, but [[ItWillNeverCatchOn Oliver dismisses it as lame]]. Also counts as a BrickJoke given that Oliver does adopt the moniker later on in the series.


* TheDragon: Subverted; Malcolm refers to his "associate", and the Dark Archer pretends he's working for the person who compiled the List when confronting Oliver, but it's all a bluff to hide that they are the same person.



* EnemyMine: Oliver asks Quentin to work together to search who killed Adam Hunt.

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* EnemyMine: Oliver The Hood asks Quentin Detective Lance to work together with him to search find who killed Adam Hunt.


* TheAlcatraz: Lian Yu used to be a prison for the Chinese government. Fyers claims that his men killed all the inmates except for two, Deathstroke (to use as his torturer) and Yao Fei. He claims that Yao Fei has killed dozens.

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* TheAlcatraz: Eight years ago Lian Yu was used to be a prison for by the Chinese government. military to hold prisoners too dangerous to be kept on the mainland. Fyers claims that his men killed all the inmates except for two, Deathstroke (to use the man he uses as his torturer) torturer and Yao Fei. He claims says that Yao Fei has killed slaughtered dozens.


-->'''Oliver:''' ''(deathly whisper)'' [[MySisterIsOffLimits Hit the road...]]

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-->'''Oliver:''' ''(deathly whisper)'' [[MySisterIsOffLimits [[KnightTemplarBigBrother Hit the road...]]


* AnnoyingArrows: Oliver gets shot in the back with several arrows, which he removes ''[[WorstAid breaking them off against a wall]]''. It's as painful as it looks.

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* AnnoyingArrows: Oliver gets shot in the back with several arrows, which he removes by ''[[WorstAid breaking them off against a wall]]''. It's as painful as it looks.


* TastesLikeFriendship: Oliver reminisces about the candy sticks they used to eat at Christmas, only for Thea to say they stopped having them after their mother went on a sugar-free diet. While Oliver is in hospital however, Thea produces a bunch of candy sticks for him.

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* TastesLikeFriendship: Oliver reminisces about the candy sticks canes they used to eat at Christmas, only for Thea to say they stopped having them after their mother went on a sugar-free diet. While Oliver is in hospital however, Thea produces a bunch of candy sticks for him.

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* KilledMidSentence: Adam Hunt
-->"Did you come back for another pound of flesh? You're gonna be disappointed, pal. Thanks to you, I'm--"''(three arrows slam into his chest)''

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* NostalgiaAintLikeItUsedToBe: Thea accuses Oliver of trying to relive an idealised family past by celebrating Christmas like they used to, when everything changed after he was lost at sea.

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* AnnoyingArrows: Oliver gets shot in the back with several arrows, which he removes ''[[WorstAid breaking them off against a wall]]''. It's as painful as it looks.


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* ThePerilsOfBeingTheBest:
-->'''Dark Archer:''' Thank you for coming. After the warehouse, I knew I'd have to do something dramatic to get your attention.
-->'''Oliver Queen:''' What do you want with me?
-->'''Dark Archer:''' What any archer wants. To see who's better.


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* RevealingReflection: Oliver is waiting in ambush in the rafters while the Dark Archer prowls about below. Unfortunately he sees Oliver reflected in broken glass on the floor, and fires his arrow off first.


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* TastesLikeFriendship: Oliver reminisces about the candy sticks they used to eat at Christmas, only for Thea to say they stopped having them after their mother went on a sugar-free diet. While Oliver is in hospital however, Thea produces a bunch of candy sticks for him.


** Oliver says this wannabe archer can't be any tougher than anything he'd already faced on the island.

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** Oliver says this wannabe archer copycat can't be any tougher than anything he'd already faced on the island.

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