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Blood Ties 

In an effort to weaken Savage by going after his financial assets, Rip and Sara infiltrate his bank. Meanwhile, Snart and Rory take the jump ship back to Central City for a job.

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Dermott Downs

Writers:

Greg Berlanti (developed by), Marc Guggenheim (developed by) | 5 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Garber ... Dr. Martin Stein
Brandon Routh ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
Arthur Darvill ... Captain Rip Hunter
Caity Lotz ... Sara Lance / White Canary
Franz Drameh ... Jefferson Jackson
Ciara Renée ... Kendra Saunders
Amy Louise Pemberton ... Gideon (voice) (as Amy Pemberton)
Dominic Purcell ... Mick Rory / Heat Wave
Wentworth Miller ... Leonard Snart / Captain Cold
Casper Crump ... Vandal Savage
Jason Beaudoin ... Young Lewis Snart
Cameron Bancroft ... Mr. Blake
Nikolai Witschl ... Caleb
Trestyn Zradicka ... Leo Snart
Rebecca Olson ... Bank Receptionist
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Storyline

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. Meanwhile Snart and Rory talk Jax into taking the Waverider back to Central City so they can steal a valuable emerald. Professor Stein guides Ray on a dangerous mission. Written by joseph monaghan

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Trivia

Part of the episode is set in Leipzig, Germany, which is the birthplace of Falk Hentschel who plays Carter Hall aka Hawkman. See more »

Goofs

The computer being used by the banker is a Vic 20 or Commodore 64. Those did not exist in 1975. See more »

Quotes

Ray Palmer: All right, where am I headed?
Dr. Martin Stein: You're exiting the tracheal artery. You should see the first fragment.
Ray Palmer: No sign of it. Did I miss it?
Dr. Martin Stein: It's the size of an iceberg. It seems highly unlikely that you could miss it.
Ray Palmer: Huh. That's probably what they said on the Titanic.
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Connections

References The Untouchables (1987) See more »

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2 Waltzes, Op. 54, B. 105, No. 1 in A Major: Moderato
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Written by Antonín Dvorák
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Going in circles

The "Legends" are stuck in the 70s, and now will try to get Savage's money from him, stealing it from his bank. Captain Cold has a plan from his own that also (obviously) involves stealing. And Stein and Ray try to save Kendra.

This episode is not as good as the first two, even if it is still fun enough. The three story lines are just OK, and two of them just seem to be there to fill time (Captain Cold's detour into stealing emeralds and Stein and Ray's saving Kendra). The pace of the episode suffers from it and the fun come and goes, leaving the viewer a little bit cold at all the proceedings. There's some plot development, but the show could have taken a faster pace or thought of other more interesting excuses to fill time. With so many interesting characters and the time-travel it has more than its share of opportunities.

The cast, though, keeps the good job, and everyone's company is very enjoyable. The direction is solid enough, and keeps delivering in the action department.

"Legends of Tomorrow" is fun, but it still seems to be trying to find its purpose. Let's see in future episodes.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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