- For the eponymous character, see Beebo.
"Beebo the God of War" is the ninth and midseason finale episode of the third season of , and the forty-second episode overall. It aired on December 5, 2017.
|Rattled by recent events, the Legends dive into work which finds them investigating an Anachronism in a Viking settlement in the New World. The Legends realize that the Norsemen are worshipping an artifact as their god and are surprised by the artifact's origin. For the first time, Sara is worried that they might need back up when Damien Darhk shows up. Meanwhile, Jax finds a loophole that could potentially change history, but it is a risk he is willing to take.|
- Brandon Routh as Dr. Ray Palmer/The Atom
- Caity Lotz as Captain Sara Lance/White Canary
- Franz Drameh as Jefferson "Jax" Jackson
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Amaya Jiwe/Vixen
- Amy Louise Pemberton as Gideon (voice)
- Tala Ashe as Zari Tomaz
- Nick Zano as Dr. Nate Heywood/Steel
- Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
Special appearance by
- Courtney Ford as Nora Darhk
- Graeme McComb as Professor Martin Stein
- John Noble as Mallus (voice)
- Jes Macallan as Agent Ava Sharpe
- Thor Knai as Leif Eriksson
- Katia Winter as Freydís
- Emily Tennant as Clarissa Stein
- Hiro Kanagawa as Director Bennett
- Scott Patey as Chuck
- Tara Pratt as Woman
- Daniel Chai as Store Manager
- Ryan Dumontel as Viking
- Richard Stroh as Viking Brother
- William Ford Hopkins as Follower
- Winter Lily White as Young Lily Stein
- Ben Diskin as Beebo
"Beebo the God of War" starts with a more youthful Martin Stein in line for a Beebo doll in the year 1992. After the head supervisor reports they just have one Beebo toy left, a fight breaks out, and Stein is luckily ready to get his hands on the last one.
Present day, Citizen Cold is utilizing a ventriloquist manikin to enable the various Legends to lament about their loss of Stein. During his meeting with Jax, a time misplacement happens. Gideon uncovers that Leif Erikson has settled in North America in 1,000 A.D. what's more, is calling the domain New Valhalla.
The Legends travel back in time, and as Nate and Jax are doing a surveillance strategic, and Sara discover that the Vikings have caught the youthful variant of Stein. Jax rushes to Stein's area and liberates him from the net he's being held in.
Stein advises the gathering that they have to return for the Cuddle Me Beebo toy, however the gathering advises Stein to go with them. We discover that Erikson and his adherents have been adoring the fleecy blue toy as their god.
Back on the Waverider, Stein discloses to the remainder of the gathering that the Vikings have begun venerating the Beebo toy, and Sara chooses the gathering needs to recover the toy with the goal that the chronological error comprehends itself.
Jax begins bantering with Ray, Amaya, and Nate about whether to tell the more youthful rendition of Stein that his more established partner has died.
While Sara is conversing with Nate about an approach to recover the Beebo, Agent Sharpe brings in to give her sympathies on the loss of Stein. She likewise makes reference to that she's seen a phase 12 time misplacement, and Sara requests that her come help out.
The greater part of the Legends — including Agent Sharpe — take on the appearance of Vikings and approach Erikson's camp. In the wake of being offered alcohol, Erikson and his devotees greet them in to their banquet wholeheartedly.
Mick leaves the dining experience and finds the Beebo toy. He gets it, just for it to make a clamor that draws the consideration of Erikson's sister and a couple of her gatekeepers. She takes Mick out for attempting to damage their god.
Freydis takes Mick again into the gala to tell the remainder of the Viking team that he was attempting to take mead from Beebo. They choose to consume Mick at the stake.
Directly as Mick is tossed on the discharge, Citizen Cold can snuff it out with his virus firearm. With the Vikings diverted, Amaya and Nate attempt to take the Beebo, however it makes a clamor, telling the Vikings their arrangements.
A fight breaks out, however rapidly closes when Mick utilizes his warmth firearm to soften Beebo, demonstrating the Vikings that it's a bogus god.
Out there, lightning strikes, and Damien Darhk shows up, acting like the Norse god Odin.
The gathering rendezvous back on the Waverider and enter the transient zone, where some other time tremor happens. Sara inquires as to whether the Time Bureau can show up to help, and she consents to help out get more reinforcement.
Zari strolls in to reveal to Sara that Jax has taken Stein back the Central City in 1992 utilizing one of the hop ships. Dropping Stein chill out with his family, Jax abandons an envelope with directions not to open it until the date the senior Stein was murdered trying to spare Stein from kicking the bucket.
Back on the Waverider, Citizen Cold is educating Mick regarding Heatwave's Earth-X partner. Much like their Earth-1 relationship, Snart and Mick were likewise best of companions.
Sharpe illuminates Sara that Time Bureau Director Bennett declined utilizing Time Bureau operators to enable the Legends to attempt to bring down Darhk. More regrettable yet, Bennett has requested Sharpe to come back to the Time Bureau. After leaving, Sharpe cautions Sara that their battle with Darhk isn't one that they can win.
Jax comes back to the Waverider, and Sara calls the group to the extension. She educates them that the Time Bureau can't support them. She educates the Legends to take the Waverider in light of the fact that she needs to remain behind and deal with Darhk to stop the time misplacement.
The group goes through different situations with Sara before she understands she needs their assistance. Sara, alongside Nate and Zari, assault Darhk while Ray therapists and professes to be Beebo trying to occupy the Vikings.
Mick and Snart can cripple Nora. Darhk surges out to contact her and transport her to wellbeing, however Sara surges up and is incidentally moved with them.
Sara's quickly moved to a dim domain, where she hears Mallus conversing with her. In a little while, she's pulled out of the domain by Agent Sharpe, who uncovers that the erroneous date has been fixed.
Back on the Waverider, Agent Sharpe begins interrogating Sara concerning her time in the substitute measurement. Sara reveals to her that Mallus is a genuine danger, indicating Agent Sharpe that Rip Hunter's interests about the reprobate are genuine.
Jax asks Gideon whether the letter worked, and Gideon shares that Stein is still dead later on. Jax makes a trip back to 1992 with a Beebo toy for Lilly. With Lilly and Clarissa too far to hear, Stein uncovers that he consumed the letter. He arrived at the resolution that he's OK with kicking the bucket later on, particularly if it's to spare Jax. The two shake hands, and Jax returns to the Waverider.
On the extension of the Waverider, Jax reveals to Sara that he needs to take some close to home time and leave the team. He asks her not to tell the others that he's left the group.
As he's assembling his things and goes down to the lab, he's astonished by the remainder of the group, who flip on the lights uncovering Christmas enrichments. They Legends commend the occasion as a gathering before Jax makes his takeoff.
Sara's strolling once more from strolling Jax out when she's halted in the freight sound by as a matter of fact John Constatine — he need
Preparation ran from October 3 until October 12, 2017. Shooting began on October 13 and ran until October 25, 2017.
- This is the first episode of the series not to credit Victor Garber in the starring bill since his departure in the previous episode, "", since he was cast in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!. This is also the last episode to credit Franz Drameh as a series regular as he is downgraded to special guest star for the rest of the season.
- The fictional Beebo craze that takes place in 1992 is similar to the real-life Tickle Me Elmo craze in 1996. In addition, the signs inside the toy store look exactly like the street sign used on Sesame Street.
- When 1992 Martin Stein attempts to procure a Beebo doll with a bow and arrow, the theme music from can be heard in the background.
- This episode contains several references to the Back to the Future trilogy.
- Martin exclaims, "Great Scott!" after being time-displaced, possibly a reference to the phrase commonly spoken by the time traveler Doc Brown in these films.
- When Jax requests that Martin open a letter on a specific date, the latter claims to have seen Back to the Future, referencing the 1989 film Back to the Future Part II, in which Emmett Brown has a letter saved for 70 years by the postal service for Marty McFly to open on a specific date at a specific time, detailing how his sudden disappearance was the result of time travel, having sent him back in time.
- However, since Martin was mortally injured on Earth-X and managed to make it back to Earth-1 to die, Jax's efforts would be futile since previously established that changing the timeline of one universe doesn't affect the timeline of another, so Martin would've been shot no matter what Jax did or even if the letter was read.
- This may also be a reference to the first Back to the Future film, where Marty seemingly witnesses Doc's murder in 1985. He accidentally travels back to 1955 and gives 1955 Doc a letter containing details about the latter's future, which he says Doc shouldn't open until 1985.
- Despite having seen the film, older Martin has previously claimed not to have known who Doc Brown was. This may be the result of a side-effect of the aberration older Stein caused, which led to Lily's birth. However, he expresses a dislike of the film, indicating he may simply have forgotten details of the movie.
- Zari and Jax play Mortal Kombat II, playing as Mileena and Jax Briggs, respectively.
- Leo Snart has joined the Legends as of this episode.
- Voiced by Ray Palmer, Beebo praises Jesus Christ as the one true God, while also saying that doesn't mean that science, global warming or evolution aren't real. This is confirmed to be the case in Earth-1, which has God, angels, and demons coexisting with dinosaurs and meta-humans, and Eobard Thawne was shown to stop global warming in "".
- The line also parodies the stereotype of Christian people denying that science, global warming, and evolution exist.
- Young Martin is seen shopping from Toys Are We, a reference to the Toys "R" Us toy shop.
- When Zari blows him with wind, Darhk sarcastically asks, "What, are you going to huff and puff till you blow my house in?" This is a clear reference to the Big Bad Wolf's famous line in the fairy tale The Three Little Pigs.
- As of this episode, Sara Lance, Ray Palmer, Mick Rory, and Gideon are the only founding members of the Legends remaining on the team; Rip Hunter, Jefferson Jackson, and Kendra Saunders retired, Carter Hall, Martin Stein, and Leonard Snart died, and Nate, Amaya Jiwe, and Zari Tomaz joined more recently.
- John Constantine mentions to Sara that he saved her soul, referring to the events of Arrow's "".
- The events of this episode are alluded to in .
- This likely means that the events of this episode are historically documented, or the Legends told Cisco about them.
- Leif Eriksson referred to the Native Americans as "Skræling", which is the actual name the Norse used to describe the peoples they encountered in North America. Their view of the natives as "fierce warriors" is also historically accurate.
- Ray's reference to the coefficient of "sinusoidal depleneration" is a homage to the Turboencabulator, a fictional machine described with technical-sounding, but meaningless terms.
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