For the eponymous character, see Oliver Queen.
"Go to Hell!"
"I've already been there, Oliver. And I've brought a message back for you."
Oliver Queen and Adrian Chase
"Kapiushon" is the seventeenth episode of the fifth season of Arrow, and the one-hundred-ninth episode overall. It aired on March 22, 2017.


Prometheus goes to great lengths to break Oliver. Meanwhile, in the flashbacks, Anatoly becomes worried about Oliver's increasingly violent tendencies, which come to a head in a brutal confrontation.[1]



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Preparation ran from January 19 until January 27, 2017. Shooting ran from January 30 until February 8, 2017.[2]


  • This is the first appearance of Malcolm Merlyn in Oliver Queen's flashback storyline.
  • Evelyn Sharp returns after being absent for 8 episodes.
  • Konstantin Kovar returns (in the flashback storyline) after being absent for 10 episodes.
  • The episode was originally titled "Kapot".[2]
    • The Russian word "Kapot" (Капот) translates to "a car hood". The actual term for "hood" (as in, headdress) is "Kapyushon" (Капюшон), what the episode was later roughly retitled to.
  • This episode depicts how Oliver got his Bratva tattoo as a reward by Anatoly and how he lost it due to Adrian's vengeance.
  • This is the first episode of Arrow to feature four primary villains in the episode, two from the present (Adrian Chase and Evelyn Sharp) and two from the past (Konstantin Kovar and Malcolm Merlyn).
    • This is also the third episode to feature a major villain outside of present-day storyline, after "The Odyssey" and "The Promise".


  1. "Oliver Reaches His Breaking Point in Arrow's "Kapiushon" Synopsis --Plus, What That Word Means!" -
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter

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