The Loop (TV)
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- "Oliver Queen is a hero. He is. He's saved this city more times than anybody can count. But he's done it all from behind a mask. So that he could take the law into his own hands. In fact, he's taken as many lives as he's saved. So, yes, Oliver Queen is a hero. That doesn't mean he's not also a criminal."
- —Alexa Van Owen
|The pressure mounts for Oliver who begins to wonder if he will lose everything in his battle to save Star City. A familiar face returns.|
- Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen
- David Ramsey as John Diggle/Freelancer/Spartan
- Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak
- Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt
- Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog
- Juliana Harkavy as Dinah Drake
- Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance
- Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance
Special guest star
- Kathleen Gati as Raisa
- Catherine Dent as Alexa Van Owen
- Teryl Rothery as Jean Loring
- Venus Terzo as Elisa Schwartz
- Wil Traval as Christopher Chance/Human Target
- Keri Adams as Bethany Snow
- Jarryd Baine as Reporter #1
- Sydney Bell as Reporter #2
- Josh Byer as Officer Parks
- Gaalen Engen as Judge McGarvey
- Eliza Faria as Zoe Ramirez
- Paul Gaffy as Bailiff
- Luisa Jojic as Court Clerk
- Jack Moore as William Clayton
- Lisa Penz as Reporter #3
- The name of the episode references Green Arrow's comic book debut in More Fun Comics #73, which was first released on November 19, 1941.
- In the episode, the title itself refers to Oliver's criminal trial, officially titled The People v. Oliver Jonas Queen.
- Curtis comments on the size of Oliver's trial as compared to O. J. Simpson's, having seen American Crime Story's first season, The People v. O. J. Simpson.
- Curtis also mentions how he's seen every episode of the TV series Law & Order.
- Christopher Chance quips that he'd always wanted to say "I am Spartacus", referencing the 1960 film Spartacus. In the film, the title character gives himself up in order to protect his friends. However, he is followed by the rest of the slaves all proclaiming they are Spartacus as a show of loyalty.
- The movie Rene and Zoe watch at the end is the 1953 film House of Wax.
- As of this episode, the public knows about 3 things that were considered secrets in previous seasons:
- When John Diggle is called to the stand, Dinah and Rene, who were both subpoenaed, are sitting in the courtroom. In real life, witnesses are not allowed in the courtroom until they have testified and been dismissed.
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