DC's Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 Episode 17 Review/Recap: Changing History

The last few episodes of DC's Legends of Tomorrow have been very exciting. This is all thanks to the villainous Eobard Thorne and The Legion of Doom.

The bad guys managed to get their hands on the Spear of Destiny and made a reality fit for their own desires.

This caused bad things for the good guys as they now live in a world where Eobard Thorne is the most powerful person in the world.

In the previous episode, Eobard Thorne destroyed the Spear of Destiny preventing anyone from changing reality.

Not to mention the team were devastated when Amaya Jiwe/Vixen got froze to death thanks to Leonard Snart. Things seem hopeless until Sara decides to go back in time to 1916.

Thankfully they are able to go back in time as Rip Hunter returns with the Waverider.

He's in small form, but the team manage to infiltrate Star Labs to get Ray's suit back.

Thanks to the technology in the suit, they are able to make the Waverider back to normal size and travel back to 1916 to get the Spear of Destiny again.

The only problem that arises is that they are not allowed to see their former selves.

The entire team has to avoid heir past selves or else they risk ripping time itself. This has to be a stealth mission and it's a one way trip even if they are successful.

Sadly, things don't go as planned because Ray Fisher dies by Eobard Thorne. Thorne knows of their plan to go back in time to get the Spear of Destiny so he is here to stop them for a second time.

Eobard Thorne gruesomely rips out Ray's heart and they are now down two members. He teases he will be back to get "back-up".

Time is running out for the heroes so they try and get the Spear inside the Waverider. However, they have to lie to their past selves in order to avoid a time rip.

This doesn't go as planned either as the past Sara finds out that doppelgangers of themselves are in 1916. She doesn't know that it's their future selves trying to save time itself.

After a scuffle and few arguments, the future team convinces the past team that they are from the future and they have to use the Spear of Destiny to avoid living in Eobard's Utopia.

Before they get a chance to use the Spear of Destiny, the Legion of Doom appear.

During the battle, the future Jackson gets killed as does the future Rory and future Nate.

The future team is dying which leaves the past selves to try and fix things. This is easier said than done because Eobard Thorne has brought an army of himself to the battle.

Before he gets a chance to get the Spear of Destiny, the past Sara uses the Spear.

She rewrites history so the Spear is no longer functional. Not to mention she brings back the Zombie Flash to kill off Eobard Thorne and erasing his existence.

With reality now fixed, the future Sara fades away. The other Legion of Doom members are sent back in time with their memories wiped.

They will live out their lives as originally planned. Rip Hunter decides to leave the team while Sara and the rest travel to Aruba in 2017.

Thanks to them completely changing history, things don't go as planned.

They arrive in Los Angeles in 2017, but this time the city is now littered with dinosaurs! They changed history so much that Los Angeles is no longer the way it used to be.

As you can see from the recap, the Season 2 finale of Legends of Tomorrow was confusing.

The good guy team that we followed throughout the entire season are now dead. Season 3 will now instead focus on the past versions that didn't live out Eobard's Thorne's chosen reality.

As I was watching this episode I had mixed reactions to this. All the characters we watched got killed off, even though these are the versions of the characters that we followed in the last few episodes.

The surviving members of the team are now who we will follow in Season 3. Yes, the same actors and characters are replacing them, but we watched the death of the characters we followed all season long which is bittersweet.

I'm also kind of sad to see Eobard Thorne is longer returning.

He had been the best villain in The CW TV shows. It's possible he might be back again in The Flash or something, but it's unlikely we will ever see that character again in DC's Legends of Tomorrow.

As a whole, Season 2 was kind of weak for me at the beginning but things got more interesting in the last few episodes.

It's also great to see that Season 2 ended on a cliffhanger as it raises even more questions when we head into Season 3. The team need to rewrite history once again so that dinosaurs no longer live in 2017.

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