"Tribute" is the second episode of the sixth season of Arrow and the one-hundred-seventeenth episode overall. It aired on October 19th, 2017.


Oliver tries to balance being the mayor, Green Arrow and a father to William. Anatoly returns to Star City with a deadly agenda.[1]




  • Oliver name drops Bruce Wayne at a press conference about him being a superhero dressing up. In the DC comics, is a vigilante hero known as Batman, the protector of Gotham City, a man dressed like a bat who fights against evil and strikes terror into the hearts of criminals everywhere. Batman is also a member of the Justice League and a teammate of Oliver as Green Arrow.
  • Curtis mistakes the programming language Python for "the supervillain". In the DC comics, Python is a supervillain and the enemy of the Sandman.
  • Like the previous episode, this episode contains another Injustice 2 easter egg which includes Oliver and William making references to the game while DLC characters like Black Manta and Mortal Kombat character Sub-Zero were heard performing their respective moves off-screen.


Preparation ran from July 10 until July 18, 2017. Shooting ran from July 19 until August 1, 2017, with a break on July 21.[2]


  1. Arrow #6.2 “Tribute” Spoiler Description - GreenArrowTV
  2. Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter