DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow has officially wrapped up its fifth season and it had some great episodes filled with time-traveling shenanigans.
The Season 5 finale of DC’s The Legends of Tomorrow aired on television June 2nd. Unlike several of its CW counterparts, the entire season was able to be completed before filming had to go on hiatus, leaving no outstanding plotlines, cliffhangers, or episodes to anticipate.
The overarching theme of Season 5 involves the resurrection of historical villains such as Rasputin, Ghengis Kahn, Jack the Ripper, and several more. As Sara Lance and her team of lovable losers traverse time and space and square off with a series of ancient historical figures, the fate of the world rests on their shoulders. Here are the 10 best episodes of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 5.
The Great British Fake Off (Episode 10) – 8.2
When Charlie admits to giving the Loom particle to Enchantress in episode 10, Constantine harnesses everyone’s energy to retrieve it. Sara faints in the process, sending Zari and Constantine to 1918 England disguised as Cleopatra and Jack the Ripper.
Upon visiting Constantine’s home, he and Zari meet Charlie’s sister Lachesis, who was sent by the Encores. Zari and Constantine defeat the Encores and capture the Enchantress’ ring. Elsewhere, Astra agrees to join the Legends and obtain John’s soul coin.
Zari, Not Zari (Episode 9) – 8.3
In searching for another portion of the Loom, Sara, John, and Charlie head to British Columbia. Once there, they discover the Loom stashed away on the modern-day set of the TV series Supernatural. Before they can retrieve the piece, Charlie’s sister Atropos attacks them and steals the Loom.
Elsewhere, Zari goes on a spiritual journey, confronting her past self in the process. Atropos tragically kills Behrad when attacking Waverider, allowing Sara and Charlie to steal back the Loom.
I Am Legends (Episode 13) – 8.4
When the Legends imbibe from the Chalice, they are granted immortality for 24 hours. They use their new powers to harness the Loom of Fate, but when they realize the device has been stolen, they are sent back to historical London. First, Astra is killed by Atropos for betraying the Fates.
Once they return to Constantine’s home, the Legends face a zombie apocalypse overtaking England. As Charlie escapes, she is able to retrieve fragments of the Loom from the Waverider. However, Atropos kills Gary in the process as the rest of the Legends fall. Left without options, Charlie hands the Loom over to Atropos and ensures that she’ll help her.
Ship Broken (Episode 11) – 8.4
Mick tries to mend his kinship with Lita and takes her aboard the Waverider for a getaway. However, the ship loses power when Charlie attempts to use the Loom to revive Behrad. Awaking from her coma, Sara discovers she is blind but can envision people’s deaths before they occur.
When the Legends determine the ship has been sabotaged, a search leads to Junior’s guilt. Constantine realizes Junior is a hellhound and sends it back to the underworld.
Swan Thong (Episode 15) – 8.5
The Season 5 finale ends with Sara Lance being abducted by aliens, unbeknownst to the rest of the Legends. Prior to that, Sara murders Atropos by tossing her into the Loom of Fate. With the Loom also destroyed, Sara loses her powers but regains her eyesight.
Several other storylines get sewn up as well. Astra returns John’s soul coin, Zari returns to her totem to save Behrad, and Charlie leaves the crew in her return to 1970s London.
Romeo V. Juliet: Dawn Of Justness (Episode 8) – 8.5
Shakespearean shenanigans run amok when the Legends are whisked away to 16th-century England to locate a piece of the Loom of Fate. Upon altering the ending of the famous playwright’s Romeo and Juliet to involve superheroes, Sara and the crew double back to ensure the play is written as history intended.
Elsewhere, Astra’s ploy to spy on Constantine backfires when he discovers her ruse and puts her under a spell. She awakes to learns Constantine’s true motives.
Slay Anything (Episode 4) – 8.7
To prove Ray’s theory that the Encores can be rehabilitated in past timelines, the team goes back to 1989 to reform serial killer Freddy Meyers, a psycho-slasher who murders a horde of teens during prom night.
When the real killer turns out to be Freddy’s sadistic mother Kathy, Behrad subdues her and cancels her most recent killing spree in 2004. Elsewhere, Constantine tries to ward off Astra’s evil intentions by confronting her mother’s spirit.
Crisis On Infinite Earth: Part 5 (Episode 1) – 8.7
Debuting prior to the official season premiere, the fifth entry of CW’s epic seasonal crossover event concluded with Crisis on Infinite Earth Part 5.
Much of the plot concerns Oliver Queen’s sacrifice, allowing every superhero to enjoy a new start on Earth-Prime. As the entire team combats a legion of shadow demons, Nash leads a charge to defeat the Anti-Monitor once and for all. When the Anti-Monitor is sent to the Microverse, the remaining members honor Oliver’s memory in heartfelt funeral service while agreeing to work together in the future.
The One Where We’re Trapped On TV (Episode 14) – 8.9
The Legends find themselves imprisoned in a pair of fictional TV sitcoms in the penultimate episode of season 5. Charlie traps the team inside the TV as a way to save their lives, but when Zari is possessed by an alternate version of herself, she realizes the TV shows are not real.
In order to escape, the Legends manage to get their respective sitcoms canceled. Charlie gives them the option to revive the shows, but the Legends opt to leave the set and begin anew. As a result, Charlie can no longer protect them.
Mrs. Parker’s Cul-De-Sac (Episode 7) – 9.0
The seventh episode of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 6 ranks the highest, according to IMDB. The title refers to a TV sitcom that Pippa conscripts the Legends into. While inside the show, Nora voices her desire to Damien Darhk to continue as a fairy godmother.
Darhk agrees and releases the team from the sitcom before killing himself with Genghis Kahn’s knife. Meanwhile, Mick meets Lita for the first time and learns she’s Ali’s daughter. Afraid of ruining her life, Mick wipes the visit from everyone’s memory.