- "Time of death, 11:59."
- —Dr. Schwartz
Andy Diggle tells his brother that he was approached by Malcolm on a plan to break Darhk out of prison. Oliver and Diggle stake out the location and stop H.I.V.E.'s plan, but it turns out to be a ruse designed to let Malcolm and League followers to infiltrate the bunker and steal Darhk's idol.
The team attempts to locate Malcolm, with Andy providing intel. Malcolm delivers the idol to Darhk, but it will not work because it is incomplete. Diggle reveals to Andy that he personally hid the missing piece in another location.
Oliver does not trust Andy and confronts him; Diggle interrupts the interrogation and sides with his brother, pointing a gun at Oliver...
Darhk orchestrates a prison riot, and the team sets out to stop him, with Andy joining them.
But, when the team reaches Darhk, Andy turns on them and gives Darhk the missing piece to his idol, restoring his powers and here begins his revenge plan and prison break.
With his powers restored, Darhk stabs Laurel in revenge against Captain Lance before escaping with Andy and several inmates. Laurel later dies at the hospital. But not before asking Oliver to remember to keep his promise to her....
Oliver helps the island prisoners escape and sets off a bomb to bury Reiter and keep from leaving the tunnels.
Behind the scenes
- Despite an official synopsis referring to Felicity talking to Curtis, this never occurs, nor does the latter even appear.
- The title is a reference to Laurel Lance's time of death, as announced by the presiding doctor.
- Laurel's death in this episode has received almost universal backlash from fans and has been the subject of much controversy among critics.
Preparation ran from February 2 until February 11, 2016. Shooting ran from February 12 until February 23, 2016.
- ↑ Arrow #4.18 “Eleven-Fifty-Nine” Description: Time Runs Out - GreenArrowTV
- ↑ Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter
|Arrow season 4|
|"Green Arrow" • "The Candidate" • "Restoration" • "Beyond Redemption" • "Haunted" • "Lost Souls" • "Brotherhood" • "Legends of Yesterday" • "Dark Waters" • "Blood Debts" • "A.W.O.L." • "Unchained" • "Sins of the Father" • "Code of Silence" • "Taken" • "Broken Hearts" • "Beacon of Hope" • "Eleven-Fifty-Nine" • "Canary Cry" • "Genesis" • "Monument Point" • "Lost in the Flood" • "Schism"|