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The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'  

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There are so many great episodes of DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Necromancing The Stone" the best, or is "Wet Hot American Bummer" your favorite episode of Legends? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Legends Of Tomorrow are, let's rank every Legends Of Tomorrow episode from best to worst.

Legends Of Tomorrow is based on the characters of DC Comics, and a spin-off featuring characters introduced in the Arrowverse. Originally gathered together by Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) a member of the Time Masters, a rag-tag group of villains and losers find themselves saving tearth. Later lead by White Canary Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), the crew banishes demons, fights unicorns and gets caught up in the historical moments they’re trying to protect. Legends Of Tomorrow premiered on The CW on January 21, 2016, and after a low-rated first season, the show earned a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes for their fourth season.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Legends Of Tomorrow, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Legends Of Tomorrow episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Beebo the God of War is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
December 5, 2017

Season 3, Episode 9

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 worshiping 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.

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Necromancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 19, 2018

Season 3, Episode 15

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.

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Zari is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
October 24, 2017

Season 3, Episode 3

When Sara receives a distress call from their "befriended" agent at the Time Bureau, she learns that they have been tasked with going to the future to capture a rogue time traveler. Unfortunately, the Legends make things worse by trying to protect an outlaw named Zari, to hopefully lure in the time traveling assassin. Meanwhile, Stein tries to diagnose Amaya's condition, but Nate discovers an unusual treatment that Amaya begrudgingly agrees to.

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Abominations is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
November 3, 2016

Season 2, Episode 4

The Legends discover a time aberration in 1863 and must fight for survival during the Civil War with Confederate soldiers who have been turned into zombies. With the Civil War outcome hanging in the balance, Jax participates in a daring mission by going to a slave plantation with Amaya. Meanwhile, Sara begins to feel the burden of the decisions she has to make as the leader; and Ray struggles to find his purpose on the team.

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The Chicago Way is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
December 8, 2016

Season 2, Episode 8

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.

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Helen Hunt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
November 14, 2017

Season 3, Episode 6

When the Legends track down an anachronism in 1930s Hollywood, they discover it's none other than a time-displaced Helen of Troy and she's just started a war between two film studios. As the Legends try to fix history and return Helen to the Bronze Age, things get complicated when they are blindsided by the appearance of a former enemy. Sara contemplates an offer she is made, which would make the Legends leave the anachronisms be. Meanwhile, Stein and Jax find themselves in an unusual predicament.

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Legendary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
May 12, 2016

Season 1, Episode 16

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.

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Wet Hot American Bummer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
November 13, 2018

Season 4, Episode 4

When the Legends discover that kids at a summer camp have disappeared, Sara, Ava, Ray and Constantine find themselves as the new camp counselors. At camp, Ava struggles to get along with the kids, but Constantine whips up a potion that helps Sara and Ava bond with the children. Luckily, the team finds clues to the whereabouts of the missing kids, but the battle to save them leaves one member in bad shape. Meanwhile, Rory and Zari are tasked with watching the fugitive and Rory finds a kindship with their "prisoner."

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I, Ava is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 26, 2018

Season 3, Episode 16

When Ava disappears, Sara and Ray set out to find her after some prodding from Time Bureau agent Gary and a disturbing truth about Ava. Amaya tasks Zari with helping train Rory in controlling his own Totem power. Meanwhile, Nate and Wally set out on a mission that goes awry when they pair with an unlikely person to try and get a Totem.

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Aruba is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
April 4, 2017

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.

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Amazing Grace is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 12, 2018

Season 3, Episode 13

When the Legends learn that a mysterious tragedy destroyed Memphis in 1954, thus eradicating the birthplace of rock and roll, they embark on their most important mission - to save music. Nate is excited to show Amaya why music is important to him and he is surprised it leads to a rock legend as well as the sixth and final totem, the Death Totem. Meanwhile, Zari helps their newest member try to adjust to the team.

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Outlaw Country is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
November 17, 2016

Season 2, Episode 6

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.

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Séance and Sensibility is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
April 15, 2019

Season 4, Episode 11

When Mona discovers that her favorite author, Jane Austen, might be at the epicenter of a magical alert, Mona, Sara, Charlie and Zari find themselves in 1809. With Nate still dealing with family issues, Constantine and Rory perform a séance and receive a message from the other world that rocks Constantine to his core. Meanwhile, Ray and Nora are forced into close quarters.

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Moonshot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 14, 2017

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.

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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
May 12, 2016

Season 1, Episode 15

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.

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Out of Time is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
October 13, 2016

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.

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Doomworld is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 28, 2017

Season 2, Episode 16

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

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The Magnificent Eight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
April 14, 2016

Season 1, Episode 11

The Legends travel back to the Old Wild West and gain the aid of a true legend, a morally ambiguous gunslinger with a penchant for danger, Jonah Hex, who has been battling outlaws and gangs and happens to know a thing or two about time travel. Hex warns the Legends to be extra careful in their journey to the small town of Salvation.

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Marooned is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 3, 2016

Season 1, Episode 7

After receiving a distress call from another timeship stranded in space, Rip decides to answer the call in order to use the other ship’s computer to track Savage. The team is suspicious and warns him this could be a trap but he moves forward with his plan. Ultimately, the team was right and they have to battle time pirates. With most of the team captured, it is up to Professor Stein to rescue them all.

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Night of The Hawk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 10, 2016

Season 1, Episode 8

The team tracks Savage to a small town in Oregon during the 1950s. Upon arrival, they discover there have been a recent string of murders and they suspect Savage is involved. Professor Stein and Sara go undercover at a psychiatric hospital, where Savage is working as a doctor, to find out his plan. While there, Sara meets a nurse named Lindsay and sparks fly. Meanwhile, Ray and Kendra pretend to be a married couple to gain the neighborhood’s trust, but an interracial couple in the ‘50s isn’t something that goes unnoticed. Soon, Savage is at their door.

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Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
March 10, 2016

Season 1, Episode 9

Ray, Sara and Kendra are shocked after they watch the Waverider fly off without them, leaving them stranded in the ‘50s. After waiting months for their teammates to come back, the three realize they must move on with their lives. Ray and Kendra bond as a couple but Sara decides to return to the League of Assassins and Ra’s al Ghul.

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Blood Ties is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
February 4, 2016

Season 1, Episode 3 

Rip decides to weaken Vandal Savage by going after his financial assets. Rip and Sara infiltrate Savage’s bank, but are discovered by his men. Snart and Rory talk Jax into taking the jump ship back to Central City so they can steal a valuable emerald.

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Phone Home is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
October 31, 2017

Season 3, Episode 4

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.

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Pilot, Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
January 21, 2016

Season 1, Episode 1

Time Master Rip Hunter puts together his diverse team to fight immortal villain Vandal Savage who is on the verge of destroying humanity in 2166.

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Daddy Darhkest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow'
February 12, 2018

Season 3, Episode 10

After Sara's encounter with Mallus, the Legends are paid a visit by John Constantine, a demonologist detective. The Legends agree to accompany him to a present-day psychiatric hospital and they are surprised to discover who Constantine is trying to help. During the exorcism, Sara, Leo and Constantine go missing, leaving Ray and Zari to try to take care of Constantine's client. Meanwhile, Amaya and Nate once again come face to face with Kuasa.