'Arrow' Season 5 Episode 8 Latest Spoilers, News & Update: Black Canary Laurel Lance Returns; Will Oliver Finally Have Closure?

By Jason Glenn , Updated Nov 23, 2016 04:11 AM EST
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In "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8, Oliver Queen will finally get some closure in the 100th episode of the series. In the episode, Oliver says goodbye to the people he have lost including former love interest, Laurel Lance. The 100th episode will be part of the 4-way crossover with "Supergirl", "The Flash" and "Legends of Tomorrow".

The photos released by CW of "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8 confirms that Barry Allen's flashpoint will indeed affect the characters and individuals in Star City. In the photo, a deceased Laurel Lance or the Black Canary is seen wearing what looks like a wedding dress.

Together with the cryptic photo, the synopsis of "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8 was also revealed. Green Arrow himself wakes up in an alternate timeline where the shipwreck in season one never occurred and neither did his vigilante alter ego, Arrow. Oliver Queen finds himself happy and engaged to her first girlfriend Laurel Lance hence the wedding gown on the photo.

What happened to Oliver's ex-girlfriend Felicity Smoak? In the alternate timeline in "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8, she ends up with the Atom a.k.a Ray Palmer. A photo was also released between Felicity Smoak and Ray Palmer, Smoak was seen wearing a ring, which means they are either engaged or married.

"It is such a radical departure from anything that we have ever done on the show," Stephen Amell said to TV Line. "We utilize the fantastical elements that we bring in on The Flash and carry through to Legends of Tomorrow with the present-day storyline to create something...that is not a flashback a flash-forward. It's something else entirely," he continued when asked about "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8.

In the alternate timeline in "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8 we can also see the return of Oliver Queen's parents, Robert and Moira Queen. Oliver Queen might get a chance to reconcile and bring closure with both his parents and Laurel Lance.

Photos of Oliver's sister Thea Queen hugging her mother Moira was also revealed. Best friend Tommy Merlin is missing in action in the promotional photos for "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8.

Catch "Arrow" Season 5 Episode 8 as they celebrate their 100th episode on Nov. 30 on The CW. The 100th episode of Arrow will also be a part of the crossover between "Supergirl", "The Flash" and "Legends of Tomorrow.

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