Sort of an underwhelming premiere episode in some ways. I had to roll my eyes at Lance coming alone with no backup in his physical condition. I guess it is expected in the genre though. Didn't really care for Roy's acrobatics in some of the scenes as they just weren't necessary for the tasks at hand - especially the twirling dismount before taking down the truck in the opening scene. Just completely not required. Oh well. Didn't really care for the drugged darts. I'm supposed to believe that a 61 year old man can hit the Arrow with a hand thrown dart? Seemed preposterous. I hope that the bomb squad came along - because if Roy stopped spraying the freon on the bomb wouldn't the timer thaw and then continue and detonate the explosives?
I enjoyed Diggle as a new dad and Brandon Routh's time on screen in the episode. Have to agree with Matt that he (Routh) should lighten the tone of the series a little bit in his scenes.
The final scene really caught me by surprise, although these days I suppose I should not be surprised as it seems like the final scene is employed increasingly for these types of moments. Kind of sucks, but what can you do?