The BEST Episodes of DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2020

Network: The CW

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?

Invasion! (4)

#1 - Invasion! (4)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 1, 2016

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. Part 1 - Supergirl - S02E08 Part 2 - The Flash - S03E08 Part 3 - Arrow - S05E08 Part 4 - DC's Legends of Tomorrow - S02E07

star 8.09
6,071 votes
Directors: Gregory Smith
Writers: Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
Crisis on Earth-X (4)

#2 - Crisis on Earth-X (4)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 28, 2017

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. Part 1 - Supergirl - S03E08 Part 2 - Arrow - S06E08 Part 3 - The Flash - S04E08 Part 4 - DC's Legends of Tomorrow - S03E08

star 8.08
3,361 votes
Directors: Gregory Smith
Writers: Andrew Kreisberg, Keto Shimizu, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
Legendary

#3 - Legendary

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired May 19, 2016

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.

star 8.02
4,084 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Chris Fedak, Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
Aruba

#4 - Aruba

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 4, 2017

As the Legends are about to take off for their next destination, a massive timequake rocks the ship. In order to try and fix what has happened, they are forced to break the one cardinal rule of time travel. But if they are able to destroy the spear, they will face the ultimate consequence.

star 8.01
3,903 votes
Directors: Rob Seidenglanz
Writers: Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
Here I Go Again

#5 - Here I Go Again

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 19, 2018

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.

star 7.93
2,156 votes
Writers: Morgan Faust, Ray Utarnachitt
The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly

#6 - The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 9, 2018

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.

star 7.91
2,008 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
Doomworld

#7 - Doomworld

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 28, 2017

After obtaining the Spear of Destiny, the Legion of Doom rewrites reality, leaving the Legends changed, perhaps forever. Frightfully, the Legends’ and the world’s hopes rest with Rory, but being the “hero” is not easy for him. Meanwhile, there is tension within the Legion of Doom and the reason why the Spear of Destiny needs to be destroyed is revealed.

star 7.89
3,930 votes
Directors: Mairzee Almas
Writers: Ray Utarnachitt, Sarah Hernandez
Shogun

#8 - Shogun

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 27, 2016

Nate is shocked to learn that he has powers but then accidentally lands himself and Ray in Feudal Japan. After Sara convinces their stowaway Amaya, AKA Vixen, that Rory is not a murderer, they all agree to find Nate and help him master his powers in order to defend the Japanese village from the Shogun and his army of samurai warriors. Meanwhile, Jax and Stein stay back to help fix the ship and find a secret compartment but decide not to tell the rest of the team what they learn.

star 7.83
4,528 votes
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Phil Klemmer
Destiny

#9 - Destiny

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired May 12, 2016

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.

star 7.81
4,089 votes
Writers: Chris Fedak, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
The Legion of Doom

#10 - The Legion of Doom

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 31, 2017

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.

star 7.80
4,218 votes
Directors: Eric Laneuville
Writers: Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
Out of Time

#11 - Out of Time

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 2016

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.

star 7.79
4,873 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Chris Fedak, Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Phil Klemmer
The Justice Society of America

#12 - The Justice Society of America

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 20, 2016

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.

star 7.79
4,594 votes
Writers: Chris Fedak, Sarah Nicole Jones
Moonshot

#13 - Moonshot

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 14, 2017

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.

star 7.79
4,090 votes
Directors: Kevin Mock
Writers: Grainne Godfree
Legends of To-Meow-Meow

#14 - Legends of To-Meow-Meow

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 10, 2018

After Constantine changes the timeline by saving his lover, he teams up with Charlie and Zari to set things right without losing Dez. The results are... unpredictable.

star 7.79
1,338 votes
Directors: Ben Bray
Writers: James Eagan, Ray Utarnachitt
Beebo the God of War

#15 - Beebo the God of War

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 5, 2017

Rattled by recent events, the Legends dive into work which finds them investigating an Anachronism in a Viking settlement in the New World. The Legends realize that the Norsemen are worshipping an artifact as their god and are surprised by the artifact’s origin. For the first time, Sara is worried that they might need back up when Damien Darhk shows up. Meanwhile, Jax finds a loophole that could potentially change history, but it is a risk he is willing to take.

star 7.78
2,346 votes
Directors: Kevin Mock
Writers: Grainne Godfree, James Eagan
Outlaw Country

#16 - Outlaw Country

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 17, 2016

The Legends are still reeling from the news that their time travel-nemesis is a speedster when they are alerted to an Aberration in the Old West. When the Legends arrive they find their old friend Jonah Hex in trouble with his arch-nemesis, Quentin Turnbull. The team soon discovers that they need to stop Turnbull and his gang from conquering the West and branding it his own lawless territory. To Hex’s surprise, Sara is in charge and dispatches the team. Rory is ecstatic to be in the Wild West, but Sara makes Amaya work with him to keep him on task, which is easier said than done. Meanwhile, Nate, Ray and Jax try to infiltrate Turnball’s gang, but find themselves in a shootout leaving Nate’s confidence shaken.

star 7.78
4,305 votes
Directors: Cherie Nowlan
Writers: Chris Fedak, Matthew Maala
Necromancing the Stone

#17 - Necromancing the Stone

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2018

When Mallus’ power over Sara resurfaces, she unwittingly becomes the bearer of one of the Totems. Rory must conquer his dark side in order to wield his own Totem power to help save the crew. Meanwhile, Agent Sharpe notices that something is wrong and recruits someone unorthodox to help.

star 7.78
1,923 votes
Directors: April Mullen
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Morgan Faust
Fellowship of the Spear

#18 - Fellowship of the Spear

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 21, 2017

The Legends must devise a plan to retrieve the last remaining fragments of the Spear of Destiny from the Legion of Doom. They find themselves in France at the height of World War I faced with the knowledge that they must destroy the mystical object. They enlist the help of a soldier by the name of John Ronald Reuel Tolkin and find that the Spear is leading them into the heart of the war. Meanwhile, the team must all resist the temptation of the Spear, and the return of a former teammate.

star 7.77
3,997 votes
Directors: Ben Bray
Writers: Keto Shimizu, Matthew Maala
Guest Starring John Noble

#19 - Guest Starring John Noble

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 2, 2018

With the timeline barely stable, the Legends must tackle two anachronisms at the same time to try and keep Mallus at bay. Sara and Rip team up to stop Grodd from going after a particular target leaving Nate and Wally to stop Amaya from changing her future. Meanwhile, the Legends think they have found a way to destroy Mallus, but they will have to create an uneasy alliance with one of their enemies.

star 7.77
1,892 votes
Directors: Ralph Hemecker
Writers: James Eagan, Keto Shimizu
The Chicago Way

#20 - The Chicago Way

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 8, 2016

When a new Time Aberration is discovered by the Legends, they find themselves headed to 1927 Chicago. The Legends quickly realize that they have been set up by Eobard Thawne, Damien Darhk and the newest member of the Legion of Doom, Malcolm Merlyn. While everyone is trying to help fix what they think is the mission, Jax encourages a reluctant Stein to share his secret with the other Legends. Stein is taken captive and Sara must make the tough choice of either stopping the Legion of Doom or saving Stein. Meanwhile, Rory gets an unexpected visitor and is not sure how to handle it.

star 7.76
4,462 votes
Directors: Ralph Hemecker
Writers: Ray Utarnachitt, Sarah Nicole Jones
Land of the Lost

#21 - Land of the Lost

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 7, 2017

After capturing Rip, he forces the Waverider to crash, leaving the Legends stuck 70 million years in the past. Ray leads Amaya and Nate to recover a vital piece of the ship. In an effort to get the “good” Rip back, Rory suggests they enter Rip’s mind, but what Sara and Jax discover in his subconscious is not pleasant and they must fight evil versions of themselves. Meanwhile, Nate and Amaya continue to get closer, but it could cause serious ramifications.

star 7.75
4,165 votes
Directors: Ralph Hemecker
Writers: Keto Shimizu, Ray Utarnachitt
Raiders of the Lost Art

#22 - Raiders of the Lost Art

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 24, 2017

When Damien Darhk and Malcolm Merlyn try to capture Rip Hunter in 1967, they create an Aberration big enough to draw the attention of the Legends. However, when the team arrives they discover that Rip has no memories of his past due to “time drift” and is just a graduate film student. After trying to convince Rip of who he was, they discover that he possesses an incredibly powerful artifact known as the Spear of Destiny, which the Legion of Doom is after. Ray and Nate realize that the Aberration has also affected them personally making it difficult to help the team. Meanwhile, Rory asks Stein for help and makes him promise to keep it a secret from the team.

star 7.75
4,290 votes
Directors: Dermott Downs
Writers: Chris Fedak, Keto Shimizu
Compromised

#23 - Compromised

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 10, 2016

When the Legends trace a timequake to President Reagan’s White House, they are shocked to discover their old enemy Damien Darhk is now a Senior Adviser to Reagan. As the team works to uncover what Darhk has up his devious sleeve, Sara struggles with the choice of getting revenge or helping with the team’s larger mission. Thinking that the JSA members could be of help, Amaya and Nate break into the JSA and are surprised at what they find. Meanwhile, Stein tries to prevent his younger self from creating an even bigger time Abberation.

star 7.74
4,509 votes
Directors: David Geddes
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Keto Shimizu
Phone Home

#24 - Phone Home

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 31, 2017

The Legends learn that Ray Palmer will die because they broke time, causing them to race back to 1988 to try and save his life. When they arrive, they are surprised to learn that young Ray Palmer has befriended a time-displaced baby Dominator putting him in harm’s way with the government and the Dominator’s mother. New to the ship and missions, Zari must find her place and learn to trust the team. Meanwhile, Stein begins working on a secret project on the ship which makes Rory and Jax suspicious.

star 7.74
2,734 votes
Directors: Kevin Mock
Writers: Matthew Maala
Return of the Mack

#25 - Return of the Mack

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

When Nate thinks he has found a pattern to the anachronisms, it leads the Legends to London in 1897 to hunt down a time-traveling vampire. When they arrive in London, they run into Rip, but not everyone welcomes him back so quickly, leaving Sara to make a tough choice in the end. Amaya tries to connect with Zari, but she is still struggling with being part of the team. Meanwhile, Stein discovers what Ray and Jax are up to and is not entirely pleased.

star 7.73
2,571 votes
Writers: Grainne Godfree, Morgan Faust