"Our partnership with the force is not working.
Then we have to find a way to make it work. Compromise, do whatever you have to do because if you want a new future for this baby of yours, it won't be come by doing the same thing we used to do. We have to - We have to be something else... Something better.
Oliver Queen and John Diggle
"Training Day" is the fifteenth episode of the seventh season of Arrow, and the one-hundred-fifty-third episode overall. It aired on March 11, 2019.


Team Arrow attempts to work with the Star City Police Department but much to Oliver's frustration, things don't go as planned. Meanwhile, Dinah gets some life-changing news.[1]


  • This is the first episode of the season not to credit Kirk Acevedo (Ricardo Diaz) in the main cast bill.
  • Rene compares four Los Halcones gang members being found dead in a warehouse to the 1997 film Face/Off.
  • Felicity likens the skin melting from the chlormethine bullets to the Wicked Witch of the West from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, specifically in relation to her death when she screams "I'm melting" after having water thrown on her.
  • The coordinates Felicity gives William and Mia in the flashforward at the end of the episode (47.6119 N, 122.3301 W) point to Seattle, Washington in the real world.
    • Oliver, Roy and Emiko once relocated to Seattle in the comics.


  1. "Arrow - Episode 7.15 - Training Day - Press Release" - SpoilerTV"
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