The CW has released the official description for the 5th episode of season three titled, “The Secret Origin Of Felicity Smoak.” You can check out the official description below:
HARLOTTE ROSS (“NYPD BLUE”) STARS AS FELICITY’S MOTHER —
When a cyber attack brings Starling City to its knees, Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) are pushed to their limits to contain the destruction. Life gets even more complicated for Felicity when her mother, Donna (guest star Charlotte Ross), stops by for a surprise visit. Meanwhile, Ted Grant (guest star JR Ramirez) questions Laurel’s (Katie Cassidy) motives, and Thea (Willa Holland) buys an apartment with Malcolm’s (John Barrowman) “estate” money, which infuriates Oliver. Nolan Funk guest stars as Felicity’s ex-boyfriend. Michael Schultz directed the episode written by Ben Sokolowski & Brian Ford Sullivan (#305).
The long awaited origin for Felicity gets revealed on November 5th, when “The Secret Origin Of Felicity Smoak” airs on The CW.