The BEST Episodes of Legacies

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 7, 2021

Network: The CW

Hope Mikaelson, a tribrid daughter of a Vampire/Werewolf hybrid, makes her way in the world.

There's Always a Loophole

#1 - There's Always a Loophole

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 28, 2019

When a group of unwelcome visitors descends upon The Salvatore School, Hope leads the charge to keep her friends safe. Meanwhile, MG uncovers a secret about his mother and Josie finds herself in a dire situation.

star 8.15
714 votes
Writers: Brett Matthews
You Can't Save Them All

#2 - You Can't Save Them All

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Hope finds herself in a race against the clock as the threat of the prophecy looms and the pressure to rescue the Saltzmans grows. Meanwhile, Alaric’s attempt to keep his family safe leads him to make a difficult decision.

star 8.05
539 votes
The Boy Who Still Has a Lot of Good to Do

#3 - The Boy Who Still Has a Lot of Good to Do

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 7, 2019

When a spontaneous road trip to visit MG's parents leaves him and Landon missing, and a distressed Rafael with no memory of what happened, Hope, Alaric and Kaleb set out to find them before it's too late.

star 8.02
717 votes
Directors: Paul Wesley
Writers: Mark Ryan Walberg
That's Nothing I Had to Remember

#4 - That's Nothing I Had to Remember

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 21, 2019

When a truth-seeking monster arrives in Mystic Falls during Commonwealth Day, Hope and Lizzie fear that the secrets they’ve each been keeping have made them targets. Meanwhile, MG, Kaleb and Kym seek out an unlikely ally, who may have knowledge on how to take down the latest monster. Finally, Freya receives an unexpected visit from one of the Salvatore Students.

star 8.01
584 votes
Directors: Bola Ogun
Writers: Adam Higgs, Josh Eiserike
Life Was So Much Easier When I Only Cared About Myself

#5 - Life Was So Much Easier When I Only Cared About Myself

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2020

When things take a dark turn on the twins’ 17th birthday, Lizzie is left to make a difficult decision. Meanwhile, Hope takes drastic measures when she and Alaric clash over how to handle an issue involving Josie. Finally, Rafael makes a heartbreaking discovery.

star 8.00
493 votes
Kai Parker Screwed Us

#6 - Kai Parker Screwed Us

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 6, 2020

When a series of events leads Josie, Lizzie and Alaric to the prison world, they come face to face with the twins’ evil uncle Kai.

star 7.97
560 votes
Mombie Dearest

#7 - Mombie Dearest

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 6, 2018

As Lizzie and Josie prepare for their long awaited sweet sixteen party, Alaric finds himself preoccupied with the latest supernatural arrival – one that hits a little too close to home. Elsewhere, Penelope’s latest plan gives MG one last shot at impressing Lizzie on her big day, while an unexpected betrayal causes tensions to boil over between Hope and Rafael.

star 7.97
859 votes
Writers: Marguerite MacIntyre
Since When Do You Speak Japanese?

#8 - Since When Do You Speak Japanese?

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 7, 2019

When a samurai shows up in Mystic Falls looking for a demon that possesses its victims, Josie leads the charge to defend her friends from the demon’s wrath. Meanwhile, as Landon and Rafael head to Mystic Falls High in hopes of learning more about the mysterious Hope, MG is conflicted by a secret he’s uncovered about Lizzie’s new vampire friend Sebastian. Finally, just as Alaric lets his guard down around the town’s new sheriff, a confrontation with a demon forces him to reevaluate his priorities.

star 7.96
599 votes
Let's Just Finish the Dance

#9 - Let's Just Finish the Dance

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 14, 2019

As the Salvatore School prepares to host the Miss Mystic Falls pageant, Hope secretly deals with a recent trauma that's causing her magic to go on the fritz. Meanwhile, the unexpected arrival of Roman, a boy from Hope's past, causes Landon to be on alert. Elsewhere, MG struggles with the fallout from his recent actions, while Josie's secret desire to win Miss Mystic Falls takes a backseat to Lizzie's plan for the pageant.

star 7.93
694 votes
Maybe I Should Start From the End

#10 - Maybe I Should Start From the End

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 24, 2019

After discovering that Landon is in trouble, Hope and Alaric set out in search for him. Along the way, they uncover some startling information about Landon's past.

star 7.93
809 votes
Malivore

#11 - Malivore

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 29, 2018

Tensions rise among the students after Alaric decides to give the students a bigger voice by forming an honor council. Determined to find out more about Landon’s past, Hope does a series of magical tests on him. Meanwhile, Alaric and Dorian take on the next creature to try and find out what they want and where they are coming from.

star 7.93
887 votes
Directors: Mike Karasick
Writers: Penny Cox, Thomas Brandon
This is Why We Don't Entrust Plans to Muppet Babies

#12 - This is Why We Don't Entrust Plans to Muppet Babies

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 23, 2020

As the witches of the Salvatore School come together to celebrate Coven Day, the latest monster to infiltrate the school targets Alyssa Chang and the other students by spreading discord and creating chaos among the covens. Elsewhere, Alaric, Lizzie and Josie search for a solution that keeps Josie protected from the dark magic brewing inside the mora miserium. Fed up with feeling powerless alongside Hope, Landon asks her to give him self- defense training. Finally, Alaric’s past comes back to haunt him.

star 7.91
538 votes
Directors: America Young
Writers: Adam Higgs, Josh Eiserike
I'll Tell You a Story

#13 - I'll Tell You a Story

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 21, 2019

When the fallout of Hope’s actions leaves her and Landon on the outs, she turns to Lizzie for help making things right. Meanwhile, Landon uncovers secrets about his past, while Josie looks into a secret that Alaric has been keeping.

star 7.90
714 votes
Directors: Tony Solomons
Writers: Thomas Brandon
What Cupid Problem?

#14 - What Cupid Problem?

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 30, 2020

After learning that Josie, Lizzie and Alaric are in trouble, Hope leads the charge to save them. Meanwhile, Landon seizes the chance to keep an eye on the latest monster in town in order to prove himself useful. Elsewhere, MG's attempt at a perfect first date with Kym takes a disastrous turn when Hope enlists his help in her plan.

star 7.89
559 votes
It Will All Be Painfully Clear Soon Enough

#15 - It Will All Be Painfully Clear Soon Enough

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 5, 2019

After deciding that leaving town would be for the best, Hope gets pulled back in after Josie comes up with a risky plan to close the Malivore portal. Elsewhere, Alaric and Dorian make an alarming discovery about Professor Vardemus, while Rafael learns some upsetting news about Landon's future.

star 7.89
550 votes
Facing Darkness Is Kinda My Thing

#16 - Facing Darkness Is Kinda My Thing

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 26, 2020

In a race to save Josie, Hope infiltrates her subconscious and finds herself in a fairytale world filled with dark magic. Back at the Salvatore School, Alaric, Lizzie and the Super Squad commit to their own risky plan to get Josie back despite the potential consequences.

star 7.88
491 votes
I Couldn't Have Done This Without You

#17 - I Couldn't Have Done This Without You

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 16, 2020

Back and ready to wreak havoc, The Necromancer’s plan for revenge on Malivore takes a turn when he realizes he is now a human and powerless. To mend fences with Josie, Hope offers to help her learn more about the mora miserium. Elsewhere, Alaric enlists Landon’s help to find out if Sebastian is a threat to the school.

star 7.87
562 votes
Directors: Carl Seaton
Writers: Thomas Brandon
You Remind Me of Someone I Used to Know

#18 - You Remind Me of Someone I Used to Know

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 24, 2019

As the Salvatore School prepares for its annual football game against Mystic Falls High, the latest monster to arrive in Mystic Falls sets its eyes on one of the students. Landon and Josie’s relationship is put to the test when a player from the opposing team catches his eye. Elsewhere, Lizzie enlists MG’s help learning more about Sebastian, and Alaric goes head to head with Professor Vardemus.

star 7.87
650 votes
Writers: Adam Higgs, Brett Matthews
This Year Will Be Different

#19 - This Year Will Be Different

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 17, 2019

Determined to move forward with her new life alone, Hope's latest hunt leads her on a collision with the past; Landon's new status as the popular guy leads to tensions with Josie; MG contemplates telling Lizzie how he feels about her.

star 7.86
685 votes
Directors: Jeff Hunt
Writers: Thomas Brandon
Death Keeps Knocking On My Door

#20 - Death Keeps Knocking On My Door

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 13, 2018

As Hope hits the books to learn more about the latest creature to arrive to the school, things take a dark and twisted turn leaving her to confront one of her darkest fears. Meanwhile, Alaric attempts to help Rafael cope after his past comes back to haunt him.

star 7.85
842 votes
Writers: Julie Plec
Screw Endgame

#21 - Screw Endgame

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 14, 2019

As the Salvatore School prepares for its upcoming '80s-themed decade dance, Hope and Lizzie find themselves trapped inside a never-ending labyrinth with a monster on their trail. Meanwhile, Josie and Landon decide whether or not to take their relationship to the next level. Elsewhere, MG turns to Kaleb for advice on what to do about Sebastian, while Rafael struggles to adjust to his life back at the school.

star 7.82
560 votes
To Whom It May Concern

#22 - To Whom It May Concern

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 11, 2021

After a sudden mass exodus of the school's student body, Alaric and the squad desperately try to recruit new students to keep the school afloat. Hope agrees to help Lizzie with the new student orientation. Josie enjoys a fresh start on her first day at Mystic Falls High, while MG begins his semester of "no."

star 7.81
236 votes
Directors: Lauren Petzke
Writers: Thomas Brandon
I'll Never Give Up Hope

#23 - I'll Never Give Up Hope

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 10, 2019

Hope becomes more determined than ever to find her way back to Mystic Falls; Alaric continues looking into the night Malivore was destroyed; as the students leave for summer vacation, Landon stays behind to keep an eye on Rafael.

star 7.81
713 votes
Directors: Julie Plec
Writers: Brett Matthews, Julie Plec
This is the Part Where You Run

#24 - This is the Part Where You Run

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 25, 2018

Under the guidance of headmaster Alaric Saltzman, the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore Boarding School for the Young and Gifted — including tri-brid Hope Mikaelson, Alaric's twins Lizzie and Josie, high-energy vampire MG, newly-triggered werewolf Rafael and the mysterious Landon — come of age in the most unconventional way possible, nurtured to be their best selves...in spite of their worst impulses.

star 7.81
1,269 votes
Directors: Chris Grismer
Writers: Julie Plec
Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn

#25 - Some People Just Want To Watch The World Burn

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 1, 2018

Alaric, Hope and Rafael hit the road in search of Landon, who’s sudden disappearance has raised some suspicion. Meanwhile, during an annual flag football game against Mystic Falls High, Lizzie and Josie’s plan to stay under the radar quickly gets derailed after Penelope gets involved.

star 7.79
1,046 votes
Writers: Brett Matthews, Julie Plec