9 'Arrow' Episodes to Watch Before the Final Season (PHOTOS)

Meredith Jacobs

CW DC TV fans are going to have to say goodbye to the hero that started it all next season.

Arrow is ending with a 10-episode eighth season, premiering in the fall. While you might not have time to watch (or rewatch) the entire series before then, there are some key episodes you should at least be familiar with before the series finale.

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Some of these episodes contain important information you should know going into the final season, while others include key moments from Oliver Queen's (Stephen Amell) journey as he went from being the Hood to the Arrow to the Green Arrow.

Click through the gallery above to see TV Insider's picks for must-watch episodes before Arrow's final season.

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