EXCLUSIVE: Jeri Ryan Featured in Arrow: Meet the Danforths Clip

The CW has provided ComicBook.com with an exclusive clip from tonight's episode of Arrow, titled "The Candidate."

The episode introduced Star Trek franchise veteran Jeri Ryan as Jessica Danforth, an old friend of the Queen family who has decided to run for mayor of Star City in spite of the unfortunate fate that befell the last few mayors.

You can check out the clip and official synopsis below. Arrow airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

"The Candidate" — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

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JERI RYAN GUEST STARS; INTRODUCING ECHO KELLUM — When an old family friend, Jessica Danforth (guest star Jeri Ryan), tells Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Thea (Willa Holland) that she is going to run for mayor, both Queens are concerned considering the last three mayors have been murdered. Despite their protests, Jessica makes her announcement so the Green Arrow and Speedy vow to protect her. Meanwhile, Thea begins to exhibit effects from the Lazarus Pit. In addition, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) is faced with a tough business decision and looks to one of her employees, Curtis Holt (guest star Echo Kellum), for help. John Behring directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Keto Shimizu (#402). Original airdate 10/14/2015.