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The Curse of the Earth Totem 

While Sara takes some private time, the Legends follow a lead on the whereabouts of the Earth Totem and find themselves in 1717 on the hunt for Blackbeard's treasure.


Christopher Tammaro (as Chris Tammaro)


Greg Berlanti (developed by), Marc Guggenheim (developed by) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Brandon Routh ... Ray Palmer
Caity Lotz ... Sara Lance
Maisie Richardson-Sellers ... Amaya Jiwe
Amy Louise Pemberton ... Gideon (voice)
Tala Ashe ... Zari Tomaz
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Wally West
Nick Zano ... Nate Heywood
Dominic Purcell ... Mick Rory
Neal McDonough ... Damien Darhk
Arthur Darvill ... Rip Hunter
Courtney Ford ... Nora Darhk
Jes Macallan ... Ava Sharpe
Jonathan Cake ... Blackbeard
Adam Tsekhman ... Gary Green
Cecilia Deacon ... Anne Queen


When Sara decides to take some private time, the Legends pursue a lead on the whereabouts of the long-lost Earth Totem. Without Sara's knowledge, the Legends find themselves in 1717 to hunt for Blackbeard's long-lost treasure, but in true Legends fashion things go awry. Meanwhile, Ray feels guilty about something he has done and tries to make amends, which lands him in even bigger trouble.

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The episodes title is a reference to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchises first installment, Pirates of the Caribbean the Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Blackbeard also appeared in the fourth installment, Pirates of the Caribbean on Stranger Tides (2011), Nate makes a reference saying: "Dead Men Tell No Tales", which has been said through the series and is the title to the fifth film of the series, Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). See more »


As Blackbeard and Anne Queen are walking ashore onto Grace Island in 1717, she softly sings "fifteen men on a dead man's chest, yo ho ho and a bottle of rum". That song comes from Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island, which wouldn't be published for another 166 years, in 1883. See more »


Amaya Jiwe: All right, listen up. We can't let the Darhks beat us to Grace Island and to the Earth totem, so... we're in need of a ship.
Blackbeard: You want to sail the Queen Anne's Revenge? I told you, that necklace is cursed.
Mick Rory: What? You're gonna let a curse stop you from taking the gold?
Blackbeard: [as if it's obvious] Aye.
Amaya Jiwe: Why did you become a pirate in the first place, eh? To let an admiral get the best of you? Or to claim your destiny on the wide open sea? I don't know what's waiting for us on the other side of this journey, but...
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References The Fast and the Furious (2001) See more »


Careless Whisper
Performed by Arthur Darvill and Keiynan Lonsdale
Written by George Michael
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Careless Whispers Karaoke! 10 / 10
28 February 2018 | by lovelywazSee all my reviews

I just don't care about anything else in this episode. The karaoke of Careless Whispers gets 10/10 in my book.

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Release Date:

26 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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