"I understand that my parents weren't exactly the best people, but... if they taught me one thing, it's the value of family, which is what you and I are."
Oliver Queen to Emiko Adachi.

"Brothers & Sisters" is the fourteenth episode of the seventh season of Arrow, and the one-hundred-fifty-second episode overall. It aired on March 4, 2019.



William's disregarding Oliver's calls and he can't arrive at his child as the last's phone message box is full. Rene takes a stab at soothing Oliver however the two beginning contending whether Emiko can assist with the police division.

Diggle's effectively preparing the false Suicide Squad when Lyla busts in to disclose to them Dante's residue in the breeze. He goes to the Queen home and advises Oliver and Felicity that he's restored the GHOST Initiative. Felicity's incensed at Diggle's decision to remember Ricardo Diaz for the group, however Oliver has a go at talking her down.

We see Felicity text Laurel about a reinforcement plan the two have left well enough alone if Diaz were to ever get out. It's uncovered that Felicity needs to hack the ARGUS centralized server and remote explode the bomb embedded in Diaz's mind however Laurel talks her down. Felicity neglects it to Laurel that she's pregnant.

Oliver and Rene in the end consent to help Emiko discover her mom's executioner, despite the fact that she's not authorized. They track down an arms vendor named Andrew Thornton and Emiko needs to slaughter him — however Oliver captures him. Emiko leaves the scene disappointed at her sibling's activities.

The GHOST group has a go at setting up a gathering with Virgil for the benefit of Diggle, however their spread is blown and a fight seethes on. In the long run, Virgil escapes by leaping out a window without giving the group any leads on Dante. After the bombed mission, Lyla uncovers her managers will request her renunciation on the off chance that they don't get Dante.

Diggle needs to have a go at catching the tricky criminal one final time and calls Oliver — and Felicity — to the field to help work close by Diaz. They merge on a gathering where Dante is yet after a short time, Diaz ruins the group's disguise — advising his previous manager that it's an arrangement, permitting Dante to get away.

In 2040, everybody settles their disparities and starts really concentrating on where to discover Felicity. They make the acknowledgment that Felicity utilized a coroner to organize her passing. Mia helps William fathom his Rubik's shape, which uncovers a strange tape.

The scene closes with Felicity illuminating Oliver that she's pregnant. Somewhere else, somebody soaks Diaz with fuel and lights him ablaze.



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  • The title, although refers to the bonding between Emiko and Oliver as well as William and Mia, shares the name with the TV series of the same name that Greg Berlanti used to work on as one of the series' executive producers while Beth Schwartz wrote two episodes.
  • This is the first episode where Echo Kellum is not credited in the main cast bill since the fifth season due to his departure in the previous episode, "Star City Slayer".
  • This is the final appearance of Kirk Acevedo as he didn't appear for the remainder of the series.
  • Amy Gumenick and Liam Hall made their final appearances in this episode as they didn't appear for the duration of the series.
  • The terrorist financier, Dante, and Virgil, the intermediary, might be a reference to Dante Alighieri, the author and protagonist of the Inferno, a poem written in Renaissance Italy, and the Roman Poet Publius Vergilius Maro or Virgil who is Dante's guide through Hell.
  • In this episode, Connor Hawke says that John Diggle is his adopted father, meaning that he is not, in fact, John Diggle, Jr. despite the fact that Joseph David-Jones, who plays Connor played JJ in the DC's Legends of Tomorrow episode "Star City 2046".
    • Joseph David-Jones revealed in an Instagram Q&A that the writers retconned his character's origins when asked about the 'reveal'.
    • Crisis on Infinite Earths would later go on to clarify that the events of "Star City 2046" actually took place on a parallel Earth, though the Legends had remained unaware that they'd accidentally travelled to another dimension, with Sara Lance and Ray Palmer only learning what really happened when Sara ends up going back to that universe alongside Querl Dox and Lois Lane to retrieve Lois's son.
  • The manner in which Ricardo Diaz is killed in this episode is reminiscent of the way that Diaz had murdered his childhood bully in "The Dragon".


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