” You have to always try to think about them like real people first, and not just heroes. They have to be real characters. As people do more and more superhero stuff, the characters are what distinguish it, just like in cop shows. “


” It’s one of the things that ‘Everwood’ – what makes a great ‘Everwood’ episode is when it makes you laugh and cry, sometimes at the same time. From the first season, we’ve always had the chance to deal with death in a very real way, in a way that a lot of other shows can’t or don’t. “


” Television is ultimately a business of failure. You try a lot of things, and most of it fails. “


” Especially with DVRs nowadays, people have their roster. More and more, it’s not just, ‘I’ll watch what’s on at 9 P.M.’ They have their backlog of the shows they always watch, that they record every week, and it’s a matter of, how do you get into that list? “


” TV’s job is to make you lean in, and a film’s job is to make you lean back. “


” I read some Marvel, but I was more of a DC guy. Particularly the Flash, Barry Allen. I latched on to him because I felt like him. You thought to yourself, ‘Well, you can’t really be Superman.’ You couldn’t really be Batman – Batman was a really dark figure. I identified with Barry Allen’s hopefulness. “


” I was a DC fan, The Flash was always my favorite character. He was sort of the most average guy amongst all of these icons, even though he had super speed, you know? “


” The most important decision you can make as a showrunner when you’re doing a pilot is who’s in it and who’s directing it. “


” When we started ‘Arrow,’ there weren’t really a lot of superhero shows in general. And it was a burden on us because it was, ‘Are you going to fail or succeed?’ And now they’re everywhere. “


” Early episodes of TV I compare to out-of-town plays. You can make them better. You don’t have all the time in the world, but you have time to make them better and improve them as you go along. “


” In TV, in general, the more you try and please everybody, the less people you please. “


” To me, there’s still nothing more thrilling than, every week, people getting to see another chapter in this story that you’re telling. “



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Television is ultimately a business of failure. You try a lot of things, and most of it fails.
Especially with DVRs nowadays, people have their roster. More and more, it
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I read some Marvel, but I was more of a DC guy. Particularly the Flash, Barry Allen. I latched on to him because I felt like him. You thought to yourself,
I was a DC fan, The Flash was always my favorite character. He was sort of the most average guy amongst all of these icons, even though he had super speed, you know?
The most important decision you can make as a showrunner when you
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Early episodes of TV I compare to out-of-town plays. You can make them better. You don
In TV, in general, the more you try and please everybody, the less people you please.
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