Arrow: Ollie's Law

It’s been phrased differently over time, but Murphy’s Law basically breaks down to this: Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.

It’s safe to say that this pretty much sums up tonight’s episode.

But I’d like to step back for a brief second. I saw something in the comments section of last week’s column that I’ve noticed for a while now and it looks like others see it, too.

Curtis aka Mr. Terrific—err, Mr. Comedian?

Arrow: Isn't it Terrific?

Yes!

I’ve been waiting to write about this for a couple episodes, but didn’t want to until someone actually spoke the name Mr. Terrific. Thankfully, it finally happened in tonight’s episode.

I’m a big Mr. Terrific fan—partly for his involvement with the Justice Society of America (one of the coolest teams of all time), but more so as a man of high character and also for a personal reason that I’ll get to in a minute.

But first, I want to touch on something that happened in this episode…

What did you think about that ending with Wild Dog?

The #DCTV Secrets of ARROW: Ep 4.3 "Restoration" (NEW!)

We're Doubling Down on This Week's Secrets!

Central City needs to keep a better handle on their metahumans—and Team Arrow needs to keep their HQ under better security! The secret of the Arrow Cave (...wait? Do they call it the Arrow cave? They should!) may have been exposed, but here are the other #DCTV Secrets from this week's episode:

Mister Terrific

Solving the world's problems isn't something you can tackle on a large scale. Some may even consider it impossible. But while you might not be able to solve the world's problems, you can solve the problems of the people—even if it's just one at a time. At least, that’s how Michael Holt sees it, and using his genius-level intellect, dedication and perfectionism, he plans on doing exactly that as the heroic Mr. Terrific.

Growing up in a poor family, Michael Holt strived toward excellence—academically, athletically and financially. His off-the-scales intelligence coupled with his hard work and determination led to him receiving  multiple PhDs in various fields, founding one of the world's leading tech firms and becoming an Olympic gold medalist to boot. However, his commitment and drive toward perfection left him aloof and closed off from everyone but his wife. When a tragic car accident took her life, Holt found a new goal: to follow in the footsteps of his humanitarian spouse and dedicate his life to helping others and not just himself.

He joined the Justice Society of America and used his vast financial and technological resources to create the T-Sphere to aid him in his quest. These flying robot spheres respond to Holt's vocal commands and serve a multitude of functions, from passive uses like holographic projection and communication to weaponized usage through explosives and electrical charges.

However, Mr. Terrific's true strength comes from his own personal drive to overcome any obstacle and solve any problem. Unfortunately, this determination can also sometimes lead to him shutting out the rest of the world and other people until the problem is solved. Yet despite this, Holt remains dedicated to keeping the vow he made to his late wife—to solve everyone's problems.

DC All Access - Bonus Clip - Cover-to-Cover: The New 52: Futures End #1-10

Multiple timelines, dozens of characters and a layered plot that unfolds by the week. In this exclusive DC All Access bonus clip, we dive into the world of The New 52: Futures End, DC's game-changing weekly comic. Tiffany breaks down the first ten issues, ensuring you're ready to leap into this week's issue #11.

To read The New 52: Futures End digitally: https://www.readdcentertainment.com/The-New-52-Futures-End/comics-series/17369

Visit DCComics.com or subscribe to DC Comics on Youtube to catch new full episodes of "DC All Access" every Tuesday. If you haven't yet seen this week's episode, you can check it out here: http://www.dccomics.com/videos/dc-all-access-ep-220-new-green-arrow-short-exclusive-batman-beyond

DC Digital Comics: Celebrating Black History Month

From the honor and strength of John Stewart, to the pure techno power of Cyborg, to the energy and humor of Static Shock, DC’s African-American heroes have become both inspirations and favorites of DC fans the world over. John Stewart first joined the Green Lantern Corps in the 1970s and remains the definitive Green Lantern to a generation of fans who grew up with the Justice League animated series. Cyborg has overcome great injury and physical change and now fights alongside Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman in the Justice League.

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