Legion Of Doom Rises In ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ 2.08 Winter Finale Episode Description

legends-of-tomorrow-doomLegends of Tomorrow got a few new heroic faces this season, but with new heroes come new villains as the Legion of Doom is getting ready to strike. The CW released the official description for the winter finale of the show titled “The Chicago Way” which features the debut of Arrow’s John Barrowman reprising the role of Malcolm Merlyn for the first time in the new fall season.

“The Chicago Way” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

LEGION OF DOOM — When a new Time Aberration is discovered by the Legends, they find themselves headed to 1927 Chicago. The Legends quickly realize that they have been set up by Eobard Thawne (guest star Matt Letscher), Damien Darhk (guest star Neal McDonough) and the newest member of the Legion of Doom, Malcolm Merlyn (guest start John Barrowman). While everyone is trying to help fix what they think is the mission, Jax (Franz Drameh) encourages a reluctant Stein (Victor Garber) to share his secret with the other Legends. Stein is taken captive and Sara (Caity Lotz) must make the tough choice of either stopping the Legion of Doom or saving Stein. Meanwhile, Rory (Dominic Purcell) gets an unexpected visitor and is not sure how to handle it. Brandon Routh, Nick Zano and Maisie Richardson-Sellers also star. Ralph Hemecker directed the episode written by Sarah Nicole Jones & Ray Utarnachitt (#208). Original airdate 12/8/2016.”

Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 airs on Thursday nights (currently on a break until December 1) at 8/7c on The CW. Make sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 2 for our weekly reviews.

[Photo via Matt Letscher’s Instagram]

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