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  • "Living Proof," the latest episode of Arrow, paid homage to a forgotten DC cartoon. 1 / 10

  • The homage came during the scenes set in the future storyline of Star City 2040. 2 / 10

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  • The future vigilantes of Star City have nearly been wiped out by mysterious helmeted soldiers. 3 / 10

  • These soldiers were later discovered to be empowered by Felicity Smoak's Archer network. 4 / 10

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  • "Living Proof" gave a name to these AI-enhanced soldiers - Zeta. 5 / 10

  • The name Zeta may sound familiar to fans of Batman Beyond. 6 / 10

  • Zeta was a robot assassin, who developed a conscience and rebelled against his programming. 7 / 10

  • Zeta inspired a spin-off cartoon, but was nowhere near as popular as Batman Beyond. 8 / 10

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  • The season finale of Arrow will see Mia Smoak having to stop Zeta for good. 9 / 10

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