The news that Legends of Tomorrow has been canceled is certainly not a surprise for those who have been stuck for the seven seasons. However, as the Season 7 (now series) finale came to an end, it is important to realize that Legends of Tomorrow truly had a good time coming, and The Flash is said to be on its last appearance. The series'' rotating star cast was one of the greatest decisions it made, along with its commitment to being the wackiest show on television.
Both of these core decisions were made in the wake of a collectively redesigned debut season that included an angsty love triangle between Hawkman (Falk Hentschel) and The Atom, a mustache-twirling villain with no sense of awareness in Vandal Savage (Casper Crump). However, what followed were six seasons of some unique superhero television. The series'' embrace of comic books that somehow never made it to live-action, made the show a happy hour of television for six
However, in between all the changing cast and story beats, the one thing that was distinctly Legends and stood true for the entire episode was the show commitment to being diverse. From introducing the first Muslim superhero in Zari (Tala Ashe) to introducing the first asexual hero, Spooner (Lisseth Chavez) has been the series'' backbone. Despite the fact that the show ever-changing cast had never made it to the big or small screen before, we got to see a host
In the last season, the series has essentially seen all but one main character from the first season depart. Jax (Franz Drameh) returns to Central City after losing his abilities as well as his partner in crime, Martin Stein (Victor Garber). Ray Palmer gets his happy ending and settles down with Nora (Courtney Ford), Hawkgirl, and Hawkman depart the scene to live their lives together, but other characters including Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) and Captain Cold have all died
Both Maisie Richardson and Matt Ryan played multiple roles throughout the seasons, but the pair quickly found her love in Ava (Jesse Macallan) and married her. So true, the AI Gideon (Amy Pemberton) has already created the best possible endings it could give to its colorful characters. This week, the series has effectively completed all of the chapters it required to to finish the show.
The plot of the series found-family arc has been explored multiple times at this point. Many of the lingering issues that ruled out, such as who created the Ava clones, were finally resolved in Season 7 with the revelations that mad inventor Bishop (Rafi Barsoumian) was behind her, and Gwyn Davies is the inventor of time travel itself. We even got a resolution to Zaris'' multiseason mission to save Behrad (Shayan Sobhian) with him joining
The show has also failed to justify its existence past its recent season. However, the inclusion of Donald Faison as Booster Gold deserved to be an interesting way to kick off a new season. However, the show did not provide any new narrative for him, given that the game did not look like his comic book counterpart but it provided any compelling twist for the series to continue going beyond Season 7. If anything, the finale reintroduces the original notion that The Legends will be unknown heroes in the future.
Both Arrow and The Flash went from being heavily-influenced pop culture staples to being ignored throughout their sixth and seventh seasons. This was mostly due to a massive drop in quality in the later seasons, with Arrow never finding a clever way to integrate its flash-forward storyline. However, Legends''s closing would make it the only Arrowverse series to survive those long years.
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