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The Starling Tribune: An Unofficial Arrow TV Show Fan Podcast

The Starling Tribune is a podcast dedicated to the CW's Arrow TV Show and the other DC Comics TV Shows on the CW channel as well as the DC Universe in general. Each week the reporters and their chief editor will get together to discuss the latest episode of the hit CW show Arrow. The Starling Tribune is a proud member of the GonnaGeek Podcast Network found at

Nov 26, 2018

Starling Tribune - Season 7 Edition – Due Process (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST219


Episode:            “Due Process” [Season 7 Episode 6]

Air Date:           Monday, November 19, 2018


Director:           Kristin Windell

                        3x Arrow / 1x Legends / 1x Blindspot


Writers: Sarah Tarkhoff

                        9x Arrow / 1x Witches of East End


Tonya Kong

                        2x Arrow / 1x Daredevil





Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Inmate 4587 15-Oct-18 1.43

02 The Longbow Hunters 22-Oct-18 1.18

03 Crossing Lines 29-Oct-18 1.15

04 Level Two 5-Nov-18 1.08

05 The Demon 12-Nov-18 1.26

06 Due Process 19-Nov-18 1.03


Legends Of Tomorrow


Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 The Virgin Gary 22-Oct-18 1.00

02 Witch Hunt 29-Oct-18 0.94

03 Dancing Queen 5-Nov-18 0.86

04 Wet Hot American Bummer 12-Nov-18 0.90

05 Tagumo Attacks 19-Nov-18 0.91




Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 American Alien 14-Oct-18 1.52

02 Fallout 21-Oct-18 1.34

03 Man Of Steel 28-Oct-18 1.28

04 Ahimsa 4-Nov-18 1.23

05 Parasite Lost 11-Nov-18 1.16

06 Call To Action 18-Nov-18 1.13


The Flash


Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 Nora 9-Oct-17 2.08

02 Blocked 16-Oct-18 1.69

03 The Death of Vibe 23-Oct-18 1.87

04 News Flash 30-Oct-18 1.75

05 All Doll’d Up 13-Nov-18 1.73

06 The Icicle Cometh 20-Nov-18 1.60





Episode # / Episode Title / Episode Air / Date  / Rating

01 The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies 9-Oct-18 1.16

02 The Book of Consequences: Chapter Two: Black Jesus Blues 16-Oct-18 1.02

03 The Book of Consequences: Chapter Three: Master Lowry 23-Oct-18 1.18

04 The Book of Consequences: Chapter Four: Translucent Freak 30-Oct-18 0.97

05 The Book Of Blood: Chapter One: Requiem 13-Nov-18 0.90

06 The Book Of Blood: Chapter Two: The Perdi 20-Nov-18 0.99


Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
    • Laurel goes to court to help Oliver
    • Stanley isn’t given a chance to defend himself; automatically accused of murder of guard
  • Fight scenes and stunts
    • SPCD, ARGUS, and Felicity w/Laurel and Rene find Anatoly; bomb
    • Anatoly
      • Diggle goes in; beats up guys, shoots guys
    • Gas plant
      • Bombs linked
      • Diggle vs. Diaz - sound off; gun vs. flamethrower
      • Longbow Hunters arrive
      • Dinah vs. Silencer
      • Sound back
      • Rene v Silencer
      • FGA shows up; fights Diaz; Diggle gets Diaz
      • Longbow Hunters leave
      • Bombs disarmed
  • Flashforward
    • Dinah - Felicity murdered 2 weeks ago; went underground, called herself Calculator; William still wants to find her
      • Scar on her throat. Did someone try and take out her voice?
    • William and Zoe act like old friends
    • The Mark of Four
    • Dinah - can we trust William?
    • Find Felicity’s liar; trap; granted access by Roy shooting balls to wall; money and plan to level Star City - fern in the lair!
    • What was Felicity up to?
    • William - at one time we all loved
    • Felicity contacted someone named Blackstar
  • Oliver Queen / Green Arrow
    • New guards, new routines
    • Rude to Laurel; stay away from Felicity
    • Goes to Stanley - says he will investigate
    • Finds weapon in shower
    • Digs at Laurel for losing his case, but likes that she is getting abuse investigated
    • Suspects Stanley
  • Felicity Smoak / Overwatch
    • Works w/Laurel and Rene to get Diaz
    • Begs Laurel to keep helping her
    • Wants Anatoly to help them; threatens him; this is new Felicity
    • Tells Anatoly what to so on op; lies about threat; cares more about data than Anatoly’s life
    • Anatoly - make decision, stick with it; tells Felicity to embrace demons; she reminds him of the Oliver he worked with in Russia
    • Gets Anatoly a new identity; Anatoly gives her a gun
    • Points gun at Diaz; has the guts to shoot because he made her this person; Diaz just smiles
  • John Diggle / Spartan
    • Ground rules: no FGA, no one from another Earth
    • Goes in to help Anatoly
    • Not happy about Felicity’s new outlook
    • Call everyone - need their help to beat Diaz’s plan to blow plant
  • Curtis Holt / Mr. Terrific
    • Everything's better when we work together
  • Dinah Drake / Black Canary
    • Stops Laurel from acting judge; says Laurel has a heart; believes Laurel has changed
  • Rene Ramirez / Wild Dog
    • Spill the beans about taking Silencer
  • Laurel Lance / Black Siren
    • Oliver accuses her of helping him for her own gain; blames her for Diaz being free
    • Goes to court; appeal denied
    • Can’t put person in one box; we all have good and bad inside of us
    • Talks Felicity out of shooting Diaz because she made a deal with Feds; Oliver for Diaz
  • Ricardo Diaz / Richard Dragon
    • Tortures Anatoly; killed entire Bratva
    • Gets powerful weapon
    • Behind bars; FGA gets credit
  • Longbow Hunters
    • Red Dart
    • Silencer
    • Kodiak - guy with shield
  • Stanley - Prison friend
    • Accused of killing Dunbar
    • “I wouldn’t hurt anybody”
    • The Green Arrow will save me
    • Released from the hole; mentions Turner’s blade; how did he know?
  • Prison Enemies
    • Derek Samson
    • Ben Turner / Bronze Tiger
      • Says he didn’t kill guard; knife had his prints
    • Danny “Brick” Brickwell
      • Fight club shutdown
  • Fake Green Arrow (FGA)
    • “You have failed this city”
    • Has his version of The List
    • Gets credit for catching Diaz
    • Who’s the Fake Green Arrow (FGA)?
      • Present-day Roy Harper
      • Roy Harper from the future
      • William from the future
      • Some random person
      • Chris has a new theory based on build of fga




  1. Arrowverse: Supergirl Is Behind Bars in Latest Elseworlds Teaser (Date: 18 Nov 2018)
    1. This year's Arrowverse crossover "Elseworlds' is exactly three weeks away from its starting episode and The CW has released a new promo showing Supergirl in a precarious position. Imprisoned in a containment cell in an alternate version of The Flash's S.T.A.R. Labs, Kara Danvers is confronted by her captor: A twisted incarnation of her adopted older sister Alex.
    2. Link:
  2. BATWOMAN Makes Her Grand Entrance In This Latest ELSEWORLDS Promo - "That's Not Batman" (Date: 19 Nov 2018)
    1. Coming off a batch of Elseworlds promo stills, this latest teaser for the upcoming Arrowverse crossover event gives us our first official look at Ruby Rose in action as Kate Kane, a.k.a. Batwoman. It's just a few teasing shots, but we do get to see Gotham City's new Caped Crusader watching over her city, before seemingly dropping in on Green Arrow (Grant Gustin) and Vibe (Carlos Valdes) who are in the process of discussing the "myths" surrounding The Dark Knight. Yes, this promo also features our first official mention of Batman in The Arrowverse!



Link to Promo: (Date: 19 Nov 2018)


Episode: “The Slabside Redemption” [Season 7 Episode 7]

Air Date: Monday, November 26, 2018

Summary: Oliver makes a choice that will affect his entire life, as well as the lives of everyone he cares about.

Director: James Bamford

Writers: Jill Blankenship & Rebecca Bellotto        

IMDB link:  

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This podcast was recorded on Tuesday November 20th, 2018.


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