- "A hero in Detroit they call Vixen."
- "Mari and I had an animated encounter last year and we've stayed in touch."
- —Laurel Lance and Oliver Queen seek reinforcements
|Oliver realizes he needs help battling Damien so he calls in an old friend – Vixen. Using her magical ability to summon animal powers, Vixen gets a lock on Damien's location and the team goes to war. Meanwhile, Thea has a heart-to-heart talk with Malcolm.|
- Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
- Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Canary
- David Ramsey as John Diggle/Spartan
- Willa Holland as Thea Queen/Speedy
- Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak
- John Barrowman as Malcolm Merlyn
- Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance
Special Appearance By
Special Guest Star
- Anna Hopkins as Samantha Clayton
- Jimmy Akingbola as Baron Reiter
- Parker Young as Alex Davis
- Ryan Robbins as Conklin
- Elysia Rotaru as Taiana Venediktov
- Nickolas Baric as Thug #1
- Fraser Corbett as Thug #2
- Justin Doran as Mercenary
- Chenier Hundal as Paul
- Jack Moore as William
Preparation ran from December 17, 2015 until January 8, 2016. Shooting ran from January 11 until January 20, 2016.
- John Constantine is mentioned to be (literally) in Hell. However, the circumstances behind this mention are unknown.
- This episode marks the first live action appearance of Mari McCabe since her animated appearance on . Megalyn Echikunwoke voiced the character and reprises the role.
- Oliver notes that his last encounter with Mari was "animated", a punny reference to the duality of their previously heated encounter and the fact that the web series was literally an animated series.
- Laurel and Mari are shown to know each other well, later explained by Laurel's appearance in the second season of .
- Damien Darhk mentions that he has not seen the Anansi Totem in a “dog's age". It is possible he is referring to his encounter with it in the 1960s in "".
- Megalyn Echikunwoke was billed as "Megalyn E.K." in this episode.
- The argument that Oliver and Felicity have about William is similar to the one they had in "". However, that timeline was erased by Barry Allen as a result of time travel.
- This episode takes place two months after "" and around two days after the previous episode, "".
- Due to the Legends' intervention in 1992, Zambesi was never destroyed, and thus Mari never became a vigilante in Detroit. Therefore, the events (particularly including Vixen) of this episode were erased from the timeline.
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