The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow season three episode five finds the Legends still attempting to fix their screw up and set the world right. Their quest will lead them to a time-traveling vampire in episode five titled “Return of the Mack.” Directed by Alexandra La Roche from a script by Grainne Godfree and Morgan Faust, season three episode five airs on November 7, 2017.
The season three cast includes Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/Atom, Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave, Franz Drameh as Jefferson “Jax” Jackson/Half of Firestorm, Victor Garber as Professor Stein/Half of Firestorm, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary, Nick Zano as Dr. Nate Heywood/Steel, Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Amaya Jiwe/Vixen, and Tala Ashe as Zari Tomaz.
The “Return of the Mack” Plot: HELPING ONE OF THEIR OWN — When Nate (Zano) thinks he has found a pattern to the anachronisms, it leads the Legends to London in 1897 to hunt down a time-traveling vampire. When they arrive in London, they run into Rip (Arthur Darvill), but not everyone welcomes him back so quickly, leaving Sara (Lotz) to make a tough choice in the end. Amaya (Richardson-Sellers) tries to connect with Zari (Ashe), but she is still struggling with being part of the team. Meanwhile, Stein (Garber) discovers what Ray (Routh) and Jax (Drameh) are up to and is not entirely pleased.
The Legends of Tomorrow Season 3 Plot: After the defeat of Eobard Thawne and his equally nefarious Legion of Doom, the Legends face a new existential threat created by their actions at the end of last season. In revisiting a moment in time that they had already participated in, they have essentially fractured the timeline and created anachronisms – a scattering of people, animals, and objects all across time! Our team must find a way to return all the anachronisms to their original timelines before the time stream falls apart. But before our Legends can jump back into action, Rip Hunter and his newly established Time Bureau call their methods into question.
With the Time Bureau effectively the new sheriffs in town, the Legends disband – until Mick Rory discovers one of them in the middle of his well-deserved vacation in Aruba. Seeing this as an opportunity to continue their time-traveling heroics, Sara wastes no time in getting the Legends back together. She reunites with billionaire inventor Ray Palmer, the unconventional historian-turned-superhero Nate Heywood, former member of the JSA Amaya Jiwe, and Professor Martin Stein and Jefferson “Jax” Jackson, who together form the meta-human Firestorm.
Once reunited, the Legends will challenge the Time Bureau’s authority, and, in true Legends style, eventually run afoul of the Bureau when they recruit a hacker from the future, Zari Tomaz. Against the wishes of the bureau, they welcome Zari to the team and continue their time traveling shenanigans, while insisting that however messy their methods may be, some problems are beyond the Bureau’s capabilities. Some problems can only be fixed by Legends.