DC's Legends of Tomorrow

10 Best Episodes of DC's Legends of Tomorrow

When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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#15 - Out of Time (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Dr. Nate Heywood, an unconventional historian, makes a shocking discovery. Nate then seeks out Oliver Queen for help to find the scattered Legends. Once reunited, they try to protect Albert Einstein from being kidnapped before the Nazis destroy New York City with a nuclear bomb. Meanwhile, Ray notices that Sara has a mission of her own, which leads them both to face her nemesis, Damien Darhk.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 4751 votes.

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#14 - The Justice Society of America (Season 2 - Episode 2)

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The Legends travel to Nazi-occupied Paris and are surrounded by the Justice Society of America. They discover a time aberration that threatens the JSA, but the JSA doesn't want their help. Meanwhile, Nate tries to prove he should be part of the team.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 4488 votes.

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#13 - Moonshot (Season 2 - Episode 14)

When the Legends track Commander Steel to NASA Headquarters in 1970, they learn where Nate's grandfather hid the last fragment of the Spear of Destiny. The team notices a time aberration during the Apollo 13 mission and believes that the Legion of Doom might be involved. As the Legends journey into space to intercept Apollo 13, the Waverider suffers massive internal damage and Ray’s life is left in jeopardy when he is stranded on the moon. Meanwhile, tension grows between Rip and Sara as to who is the leader of the team.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 4052 votes.

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#12 - Destiny (Season 1 - Episode 15)

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Being in the vicinity of the Time Masters leaves Rip and Rory incredibly disturbed for very different reasons. Meanwhile, Sara takes over the Waverider, Kendra is reunited with Carter and Snart decides he might be a hero after all.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 4002 votes.

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#11 - The Legion of Doom (Season 2 - Episode 10)

The Legends are determined to find and rescue Rip, but first must focus on locating the Spear of Destiny. Stein thinks he has the perfect person to help but knows involving her will be risky. Meanwhile, Malcom Merlyn and Damien Darhk realize that Thawne is pitting them against each other.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 4135 votes.

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#10 - Knocked Down, Knocked Up (Season 7 - Episode 13)

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The Legends are all disappointed and hurt by Gideon's actions, but Gideon is horrified when AI Gideon tells her about Gary. Itching to get back to doing what they love best, they realize that Gwyn has broken the treaty and must find him. Meanwhile, Sara keeps an important secret from Ava because she doesn't know how she will react.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 70 votes.

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#9 - Shogun (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Nate is shocked to learn he has powers and accidentally lands himself and Ray in Feudal Japan. Sara, Vixen and Rory agree to find Nate and help him master his powers so he can defend a Japanese village from the Shogun and an army of samurai warriors. Meanwhile, Jax and Stein stay back to help repair the ship and find a secret compartment but decide not to tell the rest of the team what they learn.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 4396 votes.

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#8 - Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Five (V) (Season 5 - Episode 1)

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“Worlds lived, worlds died. Nothing will ever be the same.” The crossover starts on Supergirl S05E09 Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part One (I), Batwoman S01E09 Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Two (II), The Flash S06E09 Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three (III) and Arrow S08E08 Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Four (IV)

The episode was rated 7.87 from 1523 votes.

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#7 - Doomworld (Season 2 - Episode 16)

The Legion of Doom rewrites history after obtaining the Spear of Destiny, potentially changing the Legends forever.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 3920 votes.

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#6 - The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly (Season 3 - Episode 18)

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The Legends plan to vanquish Mallus by using the totems doesn't go as planned, forcing Rip to improvise. The team finds itself regrouping in the Wild West where they run into their old pal Jonah Hex. Sara leaves Ray in charge of watching Damien Darhk, while she comes up with a new plan. Meanwhile, Amaya is determined to find a way to use the totems to destroy Mallus.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 2055 votes.

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#5 - Here I Go Again (Season 3 - Episode 11)

After the team returns from a mission, Zari finds herself trapped in a time loop that results in the Waverider blowing up over and over again. Zari soon begins to suspect that the answer to stop what is happening might lie hidden among her fellow shipmates' secrets. But in investigating them she starts to understand her place on the team.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 2215 votes.

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#4 - Legendary (Season 1 - Episode 16)

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After the numerous sacrifices the team has made since the beginning of this ride, Rip decides that it’s time they each decide their own destiny and returns them to Central City a few months after they first left. Returned to their normal lives, each team member must individually decide if they are willing to sacrifice everything in order to save the world. Meanwhile, Sara visits with her father who delivers some heartbreaking news about her sister.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 4003 votes.

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#3 - Aruba (Season 2 - Episode 17)

When a massive timequake rocks the ship while the legends are preparing for their next destination, they must break a cardinal rule of time travel.

The episode was rated 8.02 from 3870 votes.

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#2 - Invasion! (IV) (Season 2 - Episode 7)

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After learning the Dominators’ plan for the world, the Legends must work together with The Flash, Supergirl and Green Arrow to kill them once and for all. Meanwhile, Stein figures out, with the help of others, how the team can terminate the Dominators, but is distracted by the aberration he realizes he created in 1987. The crossover starts on Supergirl S02E08 Medusa (I), The Flash S03E08 Invasion! (II) and Arrow S05E08 Invasion! (III).

The episode was rated 8.10 from 5973 votes.

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#1 - Crisis on Earth-X (IV) (Season 3 - Episode 8)

Barry and Iris's wedding brings the gang together, but things go awry when villains from Earth-X attack the ceremony. All of the superheroes band together with help from their super friends like Citizen Cold, The Ray, Felicity Smoak, Iris West and Alex Danvers to take on their most formidable villains yet. Earth's mightiest heroes - Green Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash and White Canary - lead their teams into battle to save the world. The crossover starts on Supergirl S03E08 Crisis on Earth-X (I), Arrow S06E08 Crisis on Earth-X (II) and The Flash S04E08 Crisis on Earth-X (III).

The episode was rated 8.11 from 3305 votes.

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