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For the issue of the same name, see Haunted (issue).
"Your sister requires a restitution, a restoration of her soul to her body."
John Constantine on how to make Sara better

"Haunted" is the fifth episode of the fourth season of Arrow and the seventy-fourth episode overall. It aired on November 4, 2015. It is also a crossover between Arrow and Constantine.

Synopsis

When things take a turn for the worse with Sara, Oliver calls in a favor from an old friend who deals in the mystical, John Constantine.[1]

Production

  • Preparation ran from August 6 until August 14, 2015. Filming ran from August 17 until August 27, 2015.[2]
  • Though the fifth episode of Season 4, it was the fourth episode produced.[2]
  • This is the first crossover not to feature any cast members of The Flash.

Trivia

  • During the flashback, John Constantine calls Oliver "Alice" and tells him to go down the rabbit hole, referencing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
    • This could also be a reference to Mad Hatter, a frequent Batman villain.

Behind the scenes

  • On November 1, 2015, a rough cut of the episode was leaked on to the internet.[3]
  • The scene in which John Constantine uses a dead peacock's feather to scratch an itch on his back is a reference to Constantine's former network NBC; their logo is a rainbow peacock.
  • Constantine had already been cancelled and was out of production by the time of this episode.

References

  1. Arrow #3.5 “Haunted” Description – John Constantine Is Back! - GreenArrowTV
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter
  3. ‘Arrow’ Episode With Constantine Pirated Ahead of TV Air - Variety