Some of our favorite TV characters are often unlucky in love. They just can’t seem to find The One — but what if The One is on another show altogether?
Disclaimer: I know Katie Cassidy already played Ruby on Supernatural, so suspend a little disbelief here and focus on characters, not appearance. Or perhaps, Ruby’s vessel was Laurel Lance. (Did your head just explode?)
Laurel Lance … where do I begin? In season 1 of Arrow, Laurel was presented as the strong female. She had survived the death of her sister, her mother’s leaving, and the return of her ex-boyfriend (who had cheated on her with her now-thought-to-be-dead sister). After all that, she was still kicking. She was working her way up in the world of law while simultaneously taking care of her heartbroken father, not to mention that she was a class act when her ex, Mr. Oliver Queen, returned from the island. But now, one year later, Laurel has just about done a 180. Yes, I know she lost her boyfriend in last season’s finale, but so far, I feel like every single time she’s on screen, it’s a pity party.
Quite frankly, I wanted Laurel with Oliver last season, but now, I don’t see them working the same way. I think Oliver and Felicity have a lot more chemistry, and I think Laurel needs to do a little soul searching to figure out what she wants. To me, the girl doesn’t seem very happy with her life as a whole right about now. What she needs is to hit the road and find a man who won’t let her wallow in self-pity anymore. Enter Supernatural‘s Dean Winchester.
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