Questions tagged [legends-of-tomorrow]

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What are the limits to meeting your self in the past?

In DC's Legends of Tomorrow, it was said in one of the episodes (I can't remember or find the correct episode) by Rip that making contact with your younger self can jeopardize your entire existence. ...
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Where is the temporal zone located of DC's Legends of Tomorrow?

In DC's Legends of Tomorrow, the place which seems to be the 'neutral' place of time is where the legends tend to set the Waverider in when they are not somewhere on a mission. Where is this located ...
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Does Gideon have cameras to see what goes on in DC's Legends of Tomorrow?

In Season 3 Episode 7 of Legends of Tomorrow somebody steals Jefferson Jackson's pecan pie from the fridge, and he asked Gideon who on the ship the thief was. This got me thinking and remembering that ...
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What happened to Chay-Ara at the end of season 1 of DC's Legends of Tomorrow?

At the end of season one after defeating Vandal Savage we never really heard from Chay-Ara anymore. In season two, she ended up just being gone. What happened to her or where did she go?
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Why did Astra transform the legends into particular objects?

In the new episode of DC's Legends of Tomorrow S06E05, Astra turns the legends into different objects using magic. These objects include a fork, a candlestick, a cheese slice, a flip phone, and a ...
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What does "If you can’t kill your enemy, weaken him. If you can’t cut off his head, take his heart" mean?

This quote is from Legends of Tomorrow Season 1, episode 3 "Blood Ties": If you can’t kill your enemy, weaken him. If you can’t cut off his head, take his heart. What does this mean? I ...
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In the Swan Thong episode of Legends of Tomorrow, who were all those Hall of Villain members that were not named specifically?

In the season finale episode for Season 5 of Legends of Tomorrow, several villains from Hell were recalled to fight the heroes. Who were the ones that weren't named? The ones that were named were ...
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How did the Earth survive Overgirl's supernova?

In the Arrowverse cross-over event Crisis on Earth-X, when Overgirl went supernova she was dangerously close to the Earth. A supernova at that point could obliterate ...
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What is this creature/character and what are its powers?

In Legends of Tomorrow season 5 episode 5 titled 'The Mortal Khanbat', Constantine calls a mysterious creature to heal him from lung cancer. What is this creature (character) and what are the powers ...
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What is a metahuman?

While doing a rewatch of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, I watched Season 3: Episode 3, titled “Zari.” In the episode, the Legends travel to a future where ARGUS has outlawed metahumans. After being ...
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Has the Atom ever gone atomic?

In the DC universe, the character of the Atom (at least in his later instances) has the ability to shrink and grow, similar to Marvel's Ant-Man. In the MCU film Ant-Man, the titular character shrinks ...
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What happened to Arrowverse Chas Chandler (Constantine's friend)?

We've seen Constantine coming back as an active Arrowverse character in recent episodes of Legends of Tomorrow (starting from S3E10). Do we know what happened to Chas, his resuscitating friend from ...
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What are the rules of time travel in Legends of Tomorrow?

Despite being part of the arrowverse, The Legends of Tomorrow seem to operate under different rules of time travel and what can or can not be changed without massively altering the timeline. Still, ...
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Why didn't Eobard Thawne phase through the Swiss bank vault walls?

In Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 Episode 10 "The Legion of Doom", Eobard Thawne is trapped inside of the Swiss bank vault with Damien Dahrk and Malcom Merlyn, and pleads with them to open the door so ...
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Was Rip Hunter referring to Superman and Batman in an episode of Legends of Tomorrow?

I don't watch Legends of Tomorrow, but I saw an old trailer of an episode where Rip Hunter was saying I've seen darker days, I've seen men of steel die and dark knights fall Was he referring to ...
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How do Stein and Jax merge to become Firestorm?

What is the concept behind the Firestorm used by Professor Stein and Ronnie/Jax; i.e. how does the Firestorm work? And how do they merge with each other? It would be helpful if someone could explain ...
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What happened to Rip Hunter's family in the end?

After the final episode of season one I was very confused. We know that changes in the timeline need - erm - time to propagate and settle (to give the time police and heroes a chance to correct ...
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What is the full form of “A.T.O.M.”?

What is the full form of “A.T.O.M.” used in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow for the A.T.O.M. suit worn by Ray Palmer?
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In Legends Of Tomorrow, are changes not yet done to the past already in the current timeline's past or not?

Of course we have not to think to much about most time travel stories, otherwise we will find inconsistencies and logical breaches all over the place. But what beside other things comes to my mind ...
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What exactly is the job of the Time Masters and how do they do it?

In the TV Show legends of tomorrow the Time Masters are introduced as some kind of time police and preserver of the time line. To do this, they must be able to detect changes to the timeline (before ...
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Who are these speedsters in The Legion of Doom (Season 2 Episode 10)?

Warning: mild SPOILER for the tenth episode of the second season of Legends of Tomorrow ahead. A large part of the episode is devoted to the team trying to find who is the speedster that is against ...
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How are the Vixens related?

In the CW Seed show Vixen, we meet Mari Mcabe, aka: Vixen. She uses a magical totem to channel the abilities of animals. The totem was found in Africa within Mari's lifetime. She later shows up in ...
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Are the dates and places you see when freeze framing actually easter eggs referencing DC lore?

In Legends of Tomorrow - 1x10 - Progeny just after the team arrives in the future, we get a prompt on screen of when and where we are for this episode. In normal viewing speed, it appears to be ...
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What is The Atom working on with Green Arrow In the beginning of S01e01 of Legends of Tomorrow

I know they infiltrated Hive, but what was that thing he was in? Do we see this specific piece of plot in The Green Arrow episodes?
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When did Savage encounter Rip Hunter in Egypt, during his time learning about the sky rocks and killing Kendra and Carter?

In flashbacks in Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow, it's in Egypt where Vandal Savage learns about the meteors coming and kills Khufu and Chay-Ara. But during his time learning about the sky rocks, he is ...
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Are Rory Williams And Rip Hunter the same person?

Both Rory Williams And Rip Hunter are both played by the same actor—Arthur Darvill—and both play a man who's traveled through time and space. One traveled with a Time Lord called the ...
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Is Rip Hunter similar to the Doctor [closed]

Both Rip Hunter and The Doctor both are a time master and a time lord who both do the same thing Eve:a man who broke his oath, stole a timeship, and decided to change history for his own selfish ...
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Was Vandal Savage friends with historical figures or was he them?

In S07E08 of Smallville Savage appears under the guise or Curtis Knox, an alias he also uses in Legends of Tomorrow, when Chloe refers to him as a Jack the Ripper wannabe, he smiles and says "I was ...
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Why didn't Rip Hunter recruit The Flash and Green Arrow on the team?

In Legends of Tomorrow, Rip Hunter recruits heroes on to his team: The Atom, White Canary, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Captain Cold and Heatwave to stop Vandal Savage from taking over the world. Rip ...
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Why would Mick betray the team?

In episode 7 when Mick found out why he was recruited he decides to betray the team and made a deal with the pirates. So why did Mick make a deal with the time pirates to betray the whole team, ...
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Why are the Time Masters the villains?

In the series, Rip Hunter took the Waverider and assembled a team of heroes to stop Vandal Savage from taking over the world. But the Time Masters wouldn't allow it, and they try to stop Rip and his ...
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How did this notable figure end up in the Old West?

At the end of the Magnificent Eight (ep 11) in Legends of Tomorrow, it turns out the boy who had tuberculosis is H.G. Wells. But Wells was born and raised in Kent, UK. Was this simply the writers ...
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Why did Rip not dump the future dictator into another timeline?

In episode 10, when they decide not to kill Per Degaton, the future dictator, they reason that they should abduct him and place him in a far away timeline to the 22nd Century. Gideon says this'll ...
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What makes Captain Cold and Heatwave teammates?

Captain Cold and Heat Wave appear as regular enemies of the Flash in the 2014 TV show The Flash, and part of the team of time travelers in Legends of Tomorrow. They are showed as strongly connected, ...
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How do Hawkgirl and Hawkman reincarnate?

Reading @Thunderforge's answer to this question, I percieved an assumption he had taken on how Hawkgirl and Hawkman reincarnate (which he confirmed in this comment) and that I originally shared: "a ...
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Why don't they jump forward in time to find this character

In DC's "Legends of Tomorrow", we know that However, since Why doesn't the team just jump forward in time to
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Why not just imprison Vandal Savage?

In the end of the Legends of Tomorrow episode Blood Ties, Rip Hunter manages to The ship AI suggests checking out the year 1986 as the time Vandal has become active again, and the episode ends. Now, ...
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Has Per Degaton appeared in any of the current DC comics adaptations?

In the first episode of Legends of Tomorrow, Rip Hunter mentions three despots: Caesar, Hitler, and Per Degaton. I haven't watched Arrow, but I do watch The Flash and Supergirl. The mention of someone ...
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Is Reverse Flash from a different timeline than Rip Hunter?

In Flash (2014), we're introduced to Eobard Thawne, the Reverse Flash, who was born in 2151. In Legends of Tomorrow, we're introduced to Rip Hunter, in the year 2166. Logically, Eobard would be ...
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Why can't Rip Hunter take the team back in time back to where it all started?

Rip Hunter is taking the elite team of superheroes back in time so that he can weaken Vandal Savage's operations in the past. If he does have a time machine, why can't he just go back to the meteorite ...
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Why can Rip Hunter only choose people with a minimal effect on the 22nd Century timeline?

Rip Hunter specifically chose the 8 because in his timeline, they have a minimal effect. But if he is out to change the course of the second half of the 22nd century, why does it matter who he ...
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What are the artifacts in the Waverider timeship?

DC Comics posted a message on Instagram saying that the set decorators of Legends of Tomorrow have placed easter eggs that reference DC properties. I am able to see a few Old Red Tornado helmet on ...
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Why are Barry and Oliver wearing their old Flash/Arrow suits in the Legends of Tomorrow trailer?

At the end of The Flash - 2x01 - The Man Who Saved Central City, Cisco shows Barry the newly modified suit - based on the design they saw in Gideon's newspaper projection - prominently featuring the ...
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