We’ve known it was coming for a while now, and it’s been controversial since it was announced, but the time has come. Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh) and Nora Darhk (Courtney Ford) are leaving the show.
The Legends of Tomorrow have gone through a lot in their five seasons. Crew have come and gone, menaces have threatened and fallen, and the entire focus of the show has shifted several times. It’s a different show than it started off as, and it’s become one of my favorites.
The Legends have been through a lot in their years of adventuring, but in this episode they have several new challenges: fatal illness, one of history’s greatest conquerors, a big secret about someone who has been around for a while, and the directorial debut of Caity Lotz, AKA Sara Lance/White Canary.
The Legends remain split up this episode, with different members off attending to various tasks. Most of the team goes after a new Encore, some are dealing with one of their member’s dark past, and a few are off on personal business. Even with their forces divided, the team managed to come out “A Head of Her Time.”
The Encores, villains of history returned from Hell, have been pretty firmly established as the big problems for the season. It’s hard to deal with immortal bad guys, and the first two were taken out in fairly unique ways that are hard to repeat.
Aside from the new opening, the Legends’ big challenges this season seem to be the “Encores,” some of the worst of Hell being back on Earth, and uncovering what happened when Zari changed history and wrote herself out of the Legends’ memories.
After a cruelly long month break, Arrow comes back with part four of the crossover. It’s also episode eight of the ten in the final season as the Emerald Archer says goodbye.
The superhero tv event of the year, and arguably of a lot more than that, begins with Supergirl. The most powerful of the CW heroes is a great place to start off a story that shakes the foundations of the CW Arrowverse. After all the lead-ins, hints, and rumors, the event opens with LaMonica Garrett,…
The Legends are almost at the end of their chaotic season. The problems with the magical creatures have veered from comedic to terrifying, and often both at once.
The Legends veer back and forth between serious and their usual comedic slapstick as they bounce around 1973 Florida.