5 Reasons Legends of Tomorrow Is the Best Superhero Show

TVGuide.com | 10/22/2018 | Keisha Hatchett
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DC's Legends of Tomorrow will not be a part of this year's Arrowverse crossover, and with good reason: It's just too different. The wacky time-traveling space opera has distinguished itself as a truly unique series with a light-hearted tone that doesn't quite mesh with the likes of The Flash, Supergirl and Arrow.

Comprised of second-string heroes who **** things up for the better, Legends is a wild ride filled with bombastic adventures, weird science, supremely nerdy references and, as of Season 4, magic now that fan-favorite Constantine (Matt Ryan) has joined the cast full-time. They're the B Team, but in this case, the "B" stands for best. Here's why we think Legends is the best superhero show on TV.


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1. There's magic. After releasing the ancient demon Mallus from his cage, the Legends unwittingly unleashed magic into the real world and set the stage for what promises to be Legends' wildest season to date. With magical beings sprinkled over different timelines, it will be up to the ragtag group to wrangle them up and send them back where they belong, which probably won't be easy but will surely be fun to watch unfold.

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2. It stopped taking itself so seriously. After a lackluster first season, a lot of people checked out of this show with good reason; it just wasn't fun to watch. The show centered on Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) enlisting a bunch of second-string heroes to save his family from their future fates, a task that was both grim and taken much too seriously given the ridiculous situations the Legends often found themselves in. Things changed for the better in Season 2, however, with the introduction of more humor and formidable villains that...
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