Critic Consensus: The highly anticipated mini-crossover winds up being unfortunately underwhelming -- though it does make a strong case that Legends should keep its focus on the future.

Episode Info

A malfunction sends the Waverider crashing into 2046 Star City and the heroes face a startling version of their own future where they never stop Savage and never return home. The city is in ruins and overrun by criminals, which thrills Rory. But Sara is despondent over the destruction of her home and stunned when she learns what happened to her old friend Oliver Queen.


Victor Garber
as Martin Stein
Wentworth Miller
as Leonard Snart
Brandon Routh
as Ray Palmer
Arthur Darvill
as Rip Hunter
Caity Lotz
as Sara Lance
Ciara Renee
as Kendra Saunders
Franz Drameh
as Jay Jackson
Casper Crump
as Vandal Savage
Falk Hentschel
as Carter Hall
Stephen Amell
as Oliver Queen
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Critic Reviews for Star City 2046

I want Legends to be fun. And "Star City 2046" was mostly pretty fun.

Jul 30, 2018 | Full Review…

It ultimately adds up to a whole lot of eye candy with little at the center.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Sadly, this episode missed some opportunity to delve deeper into that rivalry as it focused instead on a pointless romance subplot. Assuming the show ever returns to the Star City of 2046, hopefully it can atone for that mistake.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 7.9/10 | Full Review…

Legends of Tomorrow delivered its best episode yet tonight, finally delivering an adventure that took good advantage of the show's time travel conceit.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Ultimately, this episode was a solid diversion from the Vandal Savage storyline, but could have been so much more. Too many misfires stopped this episode from achieving potential greatness.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Legends of Tomorrow has spent most of its time delving into the past. "Star City 2046" suggests the show is much better off exploring the future.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If it continues on the path it's going now, Legends of Tomorrow is never going to rise above an average superhero show.

Jul 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

If the romance subplot hadn't been included, "Star City 2046" would have easily been the best episode of Legends of Tomorrow's run so far.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

All in all this was a strong episode, though Legends would benefit from taking Professor Stein's advice and be more confident in itself.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…

I can see people hopping off the Legends train at this station, and I wouldn't necessarily blame them, but I'm also certain I'm not alone in enjoying this goofy, viscerally exciting extravaganza.

Jul 26, 2018 | Full Review…