Arrow - Season 4, Episode 15 - Rotten Tomatoes

Taken

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Critic Consensus: Megalyn Echikunwoke makes a sterling impression in her live-action debut as Vixen during a consequential installment that may disappoint some viewers for the narrative hoops it jumps to break up Oliver and Felicity.

Episode Info

Oliver enlists Vixen's help to battle Darhk. She uses her magical ability to summon animal powers and gets a lock on Darhk's location. Meanwhile, Thea has a heart-to-heart talk with Malcolm.

Cast

Stephen Amell
as Oliver Queen
Katie Cassidy
as Dinah "Laurel" Lance
David Ramsey
as John Diggle
Jamey Sheridan
as Robert Queen
Paul Blackthorne
as Quentin Lance
Willa Holland
as Thea Queen
Emily Bett Rickards
as Felicity Smoak
Colton Haynes
as Roy Harper
John Barrowman
as Malcolm Merlyn
Neal McDonough
as Damien Darhk
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Critic reviews for Taken

For an episode seemingly built around the live-action introduction of Vixen (which rocked, by the way), "Taken" pulled no punches in regard to the major story arcs of the season.

August 1, 2018 | Full Review…

By the end of the hour, there were literally zero secrets left to uncover on this show. Everyone's dirty laundry is now out in the open, and Team Arrow will never be the same.

August 3, 2018 | Full Review…

All these secrets, in Arrow and in The Flash are always, time and time again, proven to be the wrong choice... It's frustrating. It creates drama, but that drama feels forced.

August 2, 2018 | Full Review…

It builds Oliver's own internal conflict about the degree to which he feels he ought to be in William's life... Diggle, being the show's newest father advises him the most hopeful angle, giving a pretty touching monologue about the point of being a dad.

August 2, 2018 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

This was an incredibly boring hour of television was bookended by a couple of decent scenes with sandwich slices of others inside.

August 2, 2018 | Rating: 2.75/5 | Full Review…

The voice behind McCabe, Megalyn Echikunwoke, makes her live-action debut as the heroine. The transition isn't seamless, as the show has to saddle her with some overly explanatory dialogue to fill in those who might not have watched her animated series.

July 30, 2018 | Full Review…

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