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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

Jan 13, 2018

Starling Tribune - Season 6.5 Edition – Aruba-Con (A CW Network Arrow Television Show Fan Podcast) ST181


The Official Arrow and Green Arrow Podcast of the Gonna Geek Network Covering DC Comics and CW Based DC Comic TV Shows


Episode: “Aruba-Con” [Season 3 Episode 1] 

Air Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017  


Director: Rob Seidenglaz   

3x Riverdale | 2x Legends | 1x Frequency 


Writers: Phil Klemmer  

9x Legends | 3x Tomorrow People | 12x Chuck 


Marc Guggenheim  

15x Arrow | 9x Legends 






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

01 Fallout 12-Oct-17 1.52

02 Tribute 19-Oct-17 1.51

03 Next Of Kin 26-Oct-17 1.34

04 Reversal 2-Nov-17 1.33

05 Deathstroke Returns 9-Nov-17 1.29

06 Promises Kept 16-Nov-17 1.28

07 Thanksgiving 23-Nov-17 1.11

08 Crisis On Earth-X Part 2 27-Nov-17 2.54

09 Irreconcilable Differences 7-Dec-17 1.30


Legends Of Tomorrow


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

01 Aruba-Con 10-Oct-17 1.71

02 Freakshow 17-Oct-17 1.58

03 Zuri 24-Oct-17 1.43

04 Phone Home 31-Oct-17 1.38

05 Return Of The Mack 7-Nov-17 1.52

06 Helen Hunt 14-Nov-17 1.53

07 Welcome To The Jungle 21-Nov-17 1.49

08 Crisis On Earth-X Part 4 28-Nov-17 2.80

09  Beebo The God Of War 5-Dec-17 1.61




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

01 Girl Of Steel 9-Oct-17 1.87

02 Triggers 16-Oct-17 1.76

03 Far From The Tree 23-Oct-17 1.76

04 The Faithful 30-Oct-17 1.82

05 Damage 6-Nov-17 1.87

06 Midvale 13-Nov-17 1.89

07 Wake Up 20-Nov-17 1.92

08 Crisis On Earth-X Part 1 27-Nov-17 2.65

09 Reign 4-Dec-17 1.81




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

01 The Flash Reborn 10-Oct-17 2.84

02 Mixed Signals 17-Oct-17 2.54

03 Luck Be A Lady 24-Oct-17 2.62

04 Elongated Journey Into Night 31-Oct-17 1.99

05 Girls Night Out 7-Nov-17 2.38

06 When Harry Met Harry 14-Nov-17 2.46

07 Therefore I Am21-Nov-17 2.20

08 Crisis On Earth-X Part 3 28-Nov-17 2.82

09 Don’t Run 5-Dec-17 2.22


Part 1: The Plot, Themes and Characters

  • What was the overall theme? What was the link to the episode’s name?
  • Julius Cesar crashes Mick's vacation in Aruba
  • Fight scenes and stunts
  • Mick vs. Cesar
  • Cesar lures Mick with gold, breaks Mick's nose and escapes
  • Sara vs. Cesar
  • Cesar won't surrender, so Sara kicks his ass
  • Rescue Sharpe
  • Ray and Nate get book, hit a couple of guys
  • Firestorm stops soldiers
  • Mick with his gun
  • Sara frees Sharpe; they kick ass, do the cool move
  • Time travel
  • LA 2017
  • Team has broken time
  • Rip appears with his Time Bureau; to team it's been 15 minutes, for him, 5 years
  • Rip fires team, takes Waverider
  • 6 months later
  • Sara – working retail
  • Ray – working at a dating app company
  • Nate – teamed up with Wally in Central City
  • Mick – on vacation in Aruba
  • Time Bureau located in Star City
  • 49 BC – Gaul
  • Take Cesar back home
  • Nate takes a selfie, gives Cesar time to steal book
  • Cesar conquers world in new timeline
  • Time Agents mess up; Sara sensed the trap, they didn't
  • Big fight to save Sharpe
  • 1942 – Zambesi
  • Amaya kills a bunch of soldiers 
  • Sara Lance / White Canary
  • Retail sucks – dreams about killing boss
  • Wants to be a Legend again
  • Got Bureau badge from guy she slept with
  • Steals Waverider
  • Doubts course of action, gets a pep talk from Cesar, turns down his offer of being his queen
  • Ray Palmer / The Atom 
  • Not respected because he gave his company to a woman who ran it into the ground
  • Uses Upswipeapp to distract dudes  
  • Mick Rory / Heat Wave 
  • Vacation interrupted; "your salad sucks"
  • Not believed until coin found
  • Still calls Sara "boss"
  • Steals time gear from Rip
  • Martin Stein / Firestorm 
  • Going to be a grandfather
  • Doesn't want to do the hero thing again
  • Happy to let Time Bureau handle things
  • Agrees to stay on ship; forced Jaxto join and Legends are family too 
  • Jefferson Jackson / Firestorm 
  • Weekly bonding sessions with Stein
  • Quits school; tough to learn how to be an engineer when you've been on a time ship
  • Wants to be Firestorm
  • Nate Heywood / Steel 
  • Got dumped, so sad
  • Messes up by showing Cesar the history book
  • "Sometimes we screw things up for the better"
  • Amaya Jiwe/ Vixen  
  • Left because needed to get back to her time
  • Gideon 
  • Waveriderturned into a classroom by Rip 
  • Is immediately on board getting stolen
  • Uses her image in the dating profile
  • Rip Hunter  
  • Legends – they do brain surgery with a chainsaw
  • Allows team to go because of bigger threat out there
  • Time Bureau
  • Sees Legends as a bunch of losers who have no idea how to do things




  1. Colton Haynes Is Returning ToARROW As Arsenal; Here's Why He's Back In Star City (Date: 13 Dec 2017) 
  2. The actor is only coming back for a short arc but that will kick off with the fifteenth episode. "We’re thrilled to announce that Colton Haynes will be reprising his role as Roy Harper," executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Wendy Mericle said in a statement released today confirming the actor's upcoming return to the show. “Roy is called back to Star City to help resolve an urgent matter with high stakes for the team. His short visit turns into something surprising when he reunites with Thea and sparks a change in both of their lives that will have long-lasting consequences."




  1. The Flash: Wentworth Miller Returning for One More Episode (Date: 14 Dec 2017)
  2. While at German Comic-Con a few days ago, Miller confirmed that he’ll have one more episode to shoot for Flash in January. Miller will be donning the parka and working with the Scarlet Speedster one last time before he hangs up the role for good. Though his contract will be up once he shoots his Flash episode, Miller did say he’d be open to showing up in the future. “I love this character, and I have a lot of affection for the cast,” he told said. “There are many reasons to come back. It just has to be the right story.”




Link to Promo: (Date: 10 Oct 2017)  


Episode: “Freakshow” [Season 3 Episode 2] 

Air Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 

Summary: The Legends attempt to fix the anachronism in 1870 that happens to be P.T. Barnum's circus. 

Director: Kevin Tancharoen 

Writers: Keto Shimizu and Grainne Godfree 


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