The Outhouse: The Greatest Comic Book Website - For All Your Comics and Entertainment News, Reviews, and Other Insanity

Arrow Annotations - S02E22: "Streets of Fire"

Arrow Annotations - S02E22:

A look back at the comic book references and other Easter eggs from last night's episode of Arrow.




Did you watch last night's episode of Arrow? Are you wondering what connections the episode has with the comics? Do you like Easter eggs (and not just the brightly colored kind?) Arrow Annotations is here to help, providing some additional notes and background info from last night’s episode. Arrow spoilers follow!


Streets of Fire - This episode is named after a Bruce Springsteen song that appears on his "Darkness on the Edge of Town" album.  If that album sounds familiar, it's because that was the name of last season's penultimate episode.  

Adrian Petriw - The STAR Labs courier is played by Adrian Petriw, who was the voice actor for Tony Stark in the Nickelodeon series Iron Man: Armored Adventures.  You'll recall that his co-star in that series, Daniel Bacon, played a reporter two episodes ago. 

5th & Adams, 2nd & Kingsley - One of the police officers mention taking up positions at the intersections of 5th & Adams and 2nd and Kingsley.  This is a clever little way of sneaking 52 into the episode (along with Officer Lance's DC-52 callsign), as well as giving Neal Adams, the artist responsible for one of Green Arrow's most definitive runs, a little call out.  

Kate Spencer's Death - This is the second season in a row that Arrow has killed off an established DC character in its second to last episode.  Last year, Malcolm Merlyn killed off Brion Markov, which kicked off the events leading to the destruction of the Glades.

Monument Point - Monument Point is a fictional DC city created by Arrow producer Marc Guggenheim.  We first covered Monument Point in the Arrow Annotations for "An Innocent Man". 

Jennifer Cheon - The officer who offhandedly mentions that Canary had saved a little girl in a fire is played by Jennifer Cheon.  Interestingly, Cheon played one of the SCPD officers who was killed by Cyrus Gold in "Three Ghosts".  I guess she got better. 


And that's everything.  See you all next week for the season finale! 

 





Enjoy this article? Consider supporting The Outhouse, a fan-run site, on Patreon. Click here for more info.

You Might Also Like:



Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:



Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:

About the Author - ThanosCopter


ThanosCopter is a specially designed helicopter built to transport Thanos the Mad Titan. Built by Sterling Custom Helicopters, ThanosCopter appeared in several Marvel comics, before being abandoned by its owner during the character's ascension into major villainy. ThanosCopter was discovered by the Outhouse and given a second chance at life. He now buzzes merrily around the comic book industry, spreading snark, satire and humor like candy to small children.
 

 


More articles from ThanosCopter