‘Arrow’ 5.02 “The Recruits” Episode Description

Arrow, just like The Flash, is less than two weeks away from launching its new season as Green Arrow continues to protect Star City for the fifth year on The CW. Today the network released the official description for the second episode of Season 5, titled “The Recruits”, which refers to some of the new team members that have been announced.

This episode was also directed by James Bamford, the show’s excellent stunt coordinator as well as the director of this year’s season premiere. You can check out the description below along with the recent new trailer that was released, which features some of these new future recruits. Be aware of some potential spoilers – you have officially been warned.

“The Recruits” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

SUIT UP — Oliver’s (Stephen Amell) new recruits for Team Arrow are Curtis (Echo Kellum), Wild Dog (guest star Rick Gonzalez) and Evelyn Sharp (guest star Madison McLaughlin). Unfortunately, the Green Arrow’s training methods prove to be too much for some of them to handle. Meanwhile, in the flashbacks, Oliver’s initiation into the Bratva continues. James Bamford directed the episode written by Speed Weed & Beth Schwartz (#502).  Original airdate 10/12/2016.”


Arrow Season 5 premieres on Wednesday, October 5 at 8/7c on The CW with the Season 5 premiere titled “Legacy”.

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht is an online entertainment journalist who has been covering television and movies since 2010. In addition, he is also a podcast producer.