Legends of Tomorrow Season 5 Episode 15 Review: Swan Thong
That changed a lot in season 5, and there’s no better evidence than “Swan Thong,” an episode that didn’t slow down for a second, and one inelegant transition aside, was every bit the entertaining, emotionally honest show that we’ve grown to love over the last five seasons. Also it had Sisqo.
We get to see more of the world the Fates created with the Loom as this week picked up right where last episode left off, with the Legends leaving Charlie’s TV studio to bust up the 1984 dystopia they started to bring down with their call to arms. One group busts into the hall where the Loom is kept, while a team goes to find the Waverider.
There’s a big fight between Atropos and Sara, in which we discover her ability to see deaths is both useful in combat and a “gift” from Atropos. John and Astra try using the Loom, with John pushing Astra to remember how much her mother loved her and help channel her spirit to let Astra control the Loom. That fails, but they do manage to kick Atropos into the Loom, killing her and destroying the season’s Macguffin. The gang breaks out of the hall and escapes by jumping the Waverider through Nate’s shirtless metal torso, and they skip forward four months in time.
When they get there, everything seems okay until they realize everyone is taking orders from their smartwatches, run by Lachesis, so they hit up a local history museum ...
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