What Might Have Been
Season 1, Episode 2
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Air date February 21, 2020
Written by Illyriarocks
Directed by Illyriarocks
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What Might Have Been is the second episode of Canary Season 1 and the 2nd episode overall.


AN ASSASSIN'S NEUROTOXIN GIVES OLLIE A GLIMPSE OF HIS PERFECT LIFE- When Oliver is targeted for assassination, the neurotoxin he is injected with puts him into a coma-like state that shows him what his life would be like if he were never the Arrow.

Main CastEdit

Special Appearance ByEdit

  • Neal McDonough as Damien Darhk (personification of neurotoxin)

Special Guest StarsEdit



  • Antagonist: Hallucinogenic Neurotoxin
  • This episode takes place almost entirely in the dreamscape the neurotoxin creates for Oliver. Oliver and Laurel are the only characters to appear in the "real world" final scene of the episode.
  • In the dreamscape:
    • Star City was ravaged by the League's attack in My Name Is Oliver Queen, forcing the Queens to take up residence in their Mansion.
    • Oliver and Laurel are married and expecting a son.
    • Tommy and Helena are married and have a daughter. Oliver and Laurel are this child's godparents.


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