‘Arrow’ Series Finale Review: “The Last Bow”

We are back, for the last time. It seems incredible that 8 years ago we started a journey that ends here today, with “The Last Bow.” It seems like yesterday … but the journey ends here with an emotional and…

I Will Go Down With This Ship: Olicity Edition

Ships. In entertainment, and especially, in fandom, we live and die by them. Which is why every Friday, we’ll be focusing on a couple, analyzing why we ship them, and overall, just proclaiming our eternal love for those couples that…

Arrow’s Love Letter To Fans Was Missing One Important Thing: Felicity Smoak

While I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Arrow over these past seven years, it’s the good that outweighs the bad given everything that this show has done for me, in terms of my personal and professional life. While I stepped back from…

5 Things We Want To See in Season 8 of ‘Arrow’

The premiere of Arrow‘s final season is just around the corner! There is very little time left before our last season premiere. Before season 8 starts, we wanted to discuss the 5 things we most want to see in the…

‘Arrow’ SDCC Interview: Marc Guggenheim talks dealing with Felicity’s absence

From the moment she first appeared on our screens, Felicity Smoak has forever changed the Arrow landscape. She brought light and humor to a world that was drowning in darkness, opening up our central hero in a way that none…

Letters from Fangirlish: Why I’m Finally Giving Up On ‘Arrow’

Dear Arrow, We’ve been through a lot, you and I. Six years, seven seasons, five crossovers, roughly 130 reviews and countless editorials. I’ve stuck with your through the good – Olicity, OTA, Slade Wilson and Prometheus – and the bad…

My Farewell Letter to Felicity Smoak: I'll Carry You With Me Forever

Dear Felicity, I know it might seem silly that I’m sitting here crying over a fictional character, but when someone impacts your life the way you’ve impacted mine — be it fictional or real person — it matters. And quite…

‘Arrow’ is wasting Felicity Smoak’s final episodes

Long are the days when Arrow thrived as a grounded superhero show with a strong character focus. Where rich, compelling storylines inspired a new wave of superhero dramas that flourished in the past several years. While Arrow has become a…

What Does Emily Bett Rickards’ Departure From ‘Arrow’ Mean For Felicity?

It really feels like Arrow didn’t really begin until Felicity Smoak graced our screens in the show’s third episode. Before that, we had a dark shell of a man that was destined to grow into our central hero and it…

Female Characters Who Kicked Ass in 2018

Who run the world? Girls! That was so, like five years ago, but it still resonates today. 18th century healers, 21st century doctors, scientists, generals aliens and the list goes on! Damn- women truly kicked ass on television and on…

‘Arrow’ SDCC Interview: Emily Bett Rickards & Echo Kellum Talk Felicity Stepping Up as Leader & Mother

When we last left Team Arrow, they were left reeling with the bombshell that Oliver Queen admitted to the world that he was in fact the Green Arrow, which found Oliver locked away in a Supermax and the team left…

10 Scene-Stealing Stars We Can’t Get Enough Of

Break-out star, supporting actor/actress, whatever you want to call it, you know it when you see it. It’s the magic created by the character who isn’t billed as the star, but most certainly has the screen presence to command any…

Crisis on Earth-X: Olicity and Westallen Get Their Happy Beginnings

There’s no denying that the latest DCTV crossover event was the biggest to date. It was also the most impressive in terms of scale and emotions. This felt like a four-hour movie in every way. It was the best yet…

Hook, Mon-El and Felicity: Ship Bias or Actual Problematic Characters?

To ship or not to ship, to like a character or not like a character. Sometimes, the two are intertwined. And yet, sometimes, the writers make characters into people you absolutely can’t root for, and that colors your idea of…

‘Arrow’ SDCC 2017 Interview: Emily Bett Rickards & Echo Kellum Talk Working Together

When it comes to comedic relief – that also comes with some great character dynamics – there are no two characters that do it better than Felicity Smoak and Curtis Holt. When they’re together, it’s electric. And that’s as true…

Will Helix Return in 'Arrow' Season 6?

As we’re now two weeks into this five month hiatus, all we can do at this point is speculate about what awaits our favorite characters on Arrow. After a disappointing season 5, we’re left hoping that the writers will capitalize…

‘Legends of Tomorrow’ 2×16 Review: “Doomworld”

In TV, shows in their second seasons are always worried about the “sophomore slump”. For those wondering, that is the phrase used when a show has a subpar second season compared to its really good first season. It makes me…

Felicity Smoak Dons a Mask in Legends of Tomorrow Concept Art

Arrow‘s unmasked superhero is about to get the costumed treatment in an upcoming episode of Legends of Tomorrow. Executive producer Marc Guggenheim shared concept art from Tuesday’s episode of Legends of Tomorrow that features Arrow‘s Felicity Smoak as a masked…

Stop and Fangirl Episode 2: How Barry Allen Became His Own Villain

Here at Fangirlish we are continuing to support your right to fangirl over any fandom, book, and TV show you desire with Stop and Fangirl!  Join us as we embark on this new adventure to provide fangirls (and boys) a safe place…

Arrow SDCC 2016 Interview: Emily Bett Rickards

Following the season four finale, Oliver and Felicity were the lone remaining members of Team Arrow left behind following what was easily a tumultuous season that tugged at the heartstrings of characters and audience alike. But with Diggle, Thea, and…

Charlotte Ross Talks Mother/Daughter Relationship, SmoakNLance & Olicity Baby Names

Being a mom isn’t easy. Being a single mom to a brilliant kid after being burned by your even more brilliant husband is worse. And yet, Donna Smoak survived. She raised a daughter that would go on to do amazing…