Team Arrow Debates Gun Control & Violence in New Clip

Spectre of the Gun

This week's episode of "Arrow" is entitled "Spectre of the Gun" – a name it shares with a classic episode of "Star Trek: The Original Series" — but you won't see any Old West shoot-'em-up shenanigans here. In a new clip from the episode, Team Arrow are on the hunt to find the owner of a rifle. Their search soon becomes embroiled in the difficulties of tracking down the gun's owner, which sparks a heated debate about gun control and violence.

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Fortunately, the debate is cut short by Felicity's discovery, although viewers will have to tune in to find out what exactly that is; for now, all we can tell is that it "doesn't make sense" to Quentin Lance.

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The episode, which is written by the show's executive producer Marc Guggenheim, will also dive into the backstory of one team's latest recruits: Rene "Wild Dog" Ramirez (Rick Gonzalez). It will focus on the factors that prompted him to take up the life of a masked vigilante.

Starring Stephen Amell as the Emerald Archer, “Arrow” airs Wednesdays at 8 pm ET/PT on The CW. The series also stars Emily Bett Rickards, David Ramsey, John Barrowman and Willa Holland.

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