Arrow season 8 premiere date expectations; the final season awaits…

ArrowFollowing tonight’s finale, it makes sense that you’re going to be eager for some Arrow season 8 premiere date news.

In general, it’s easy to be eager for Arrow season 8 in general. We’re gearing up for what will be the final chapter in this saga, and a chance to see one Oliver Queen hang up the Green Arrow costume — at least in TV terms. We suppose it’s possible that he continues to be a costumed hero off-screen for many fictional years to come — though at present, we’re pretty concerned that he’s going to die during the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event. It just lines up with some of what we know about the final season being only ten episodes — it could premiere and then wrap up not too long after the crossover does.

We’ll get a sense of The CW’s official fall schedule a little bit later this week and, more than likely, through that we’ll have a good sense of what’s going to happen in terms of this show’s premiere date. If Arrow is on the fall schedule, which we expect it to be, odds are the show will premiere at some point within the first or second week of October. If the series wants to ensure that it wraps up before the end of the year, one of the best ways that it can do this is by making sure that it premieres early enough and that it runs new episodes every single week.

Story-wise, it would be great to get a new, compelling Big Bad, but beyond that get some callbacks to some of the other great characters over the years. We’d love to see another appearance from Manu Bennett as Slade Wilson and, beyond that, maybe a chance to see Prometheus and Dark Archer again. Yet, we understand that there may be some special logistics required in order to ensure that this happens (it’s kinda hard with dead characters), but it would certainly be fun if we had a chance to see them back at least one more time.

Speaking of people we want back at least one more time, we have to get more of Felicity given that otherwise, it would be an enormous bummer to end the series without her. Tonight is Emily Bett Rickards’ final episode as the iconic character, but it doesn’t have to be her final episode ever. There’s always a chance that the production team could work something out for even just a small cameo near the end of the road.

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What do you want to see on Arrow season 8, and how do you think that the final season is going to wrap up? Be sure to share right now in the comments, and remember to check back soon for some other information. (Photo: The CW.)

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