The new "Arrow" episode,"Year’s End", will air over CW December 12, 2012, as a 'mid-season finale', directed by John Dahl from a teleplay by Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim :
"...it's holiday time at the 'Queen' household as 'Oliver' (Stephen Amell) discovers that after he and his father went missing, 'Moira' (Susanna Thompson) and 'Thea' (Willa Holland) stopped celebrating Christmas.
"Determined to make up for lost time and restore a sense of normalcy to the Queen household, Oliver decides to throw the family a Christmas party. Meanwhile, 'Tommy' (Colin Donnell) asks 'Laurel' (Katie Cassidy) to spend Christmas with him but she points out that Christmas was also the birthday of her sister 'Sara' and she needs to be with her father (Paul Blackthorne). Tommy suggests changing things up might be the best way for everyone to heal but Laurel isn’t sure her father is ready for that.
"Meanwhile, 'Diggle' (David Ramsey) tells Oliver someone is killing the people on his father’s list with arrows, which sends Oliver off to face his toughest adversary yet..."
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