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For the object of the same name, see Canary Cry (object).
"I knew Laurel Lance for almost her entire life. She was my friend and I loved her. Before she died I was lucky enough to hear her tell me that she loved me too. Laurel Lance became a lawyer to help people who may have appeared helpless. She wanted to give a voice to the silent. But just being a lawyer wasn't enough. She wanted to do more for those people, and for this city. And she loved this city so much. By now everyone knows that Laurel was killed in the Iron Heights prison riot. And while it's true that she was an assistant district attorney, that's not what she was doing there that night. Before she died, Laurel told me the truth. Laurel Lance was the Black Canary. And for the past few days, I have had to sit and listen to people try and paint the Black Canary as a criminal. She was not a criminal. She was a hero. She was a hero in every way that a person can be. And if Laurel were here, I know that she would expect all of us to live up to the example that she set. She'd want us to save our city."
—Oliver Queen's eulogy[src]

"Canary Cry" is the nineteenth episode of the fourth season of Arrow, and the eighty-eighth episode overall. It aired on April 27, 2016.

Synopsis

Oliver and the team struggle to come to terms with Laurel's death, especially Diggle who is overwhelmed with guilt for choosing to believe Andy had changed. Meanwhile, Lance refuses to believe his daughter is really gone and asks Nyssa to help bring her back. A recent Black Canary sighting in Star City only seems to prove his theory that Laurel isn't actually dead.[1]

Gallery

Production

Preparation ran from February 15 until February 23, 2016. Shooting ran from February 24 until March 4, 2016.[2]

Trivia

References

  1. Arrow First Look: Laurel's Emotional Funeral Brings Back [Spoiler] - TVLine
  2. Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter