"Who are you to stop me: Vandal Savage, Destroyer of Empires?"
"Leonard Snart, robber of ATMs.
Captain Cold to Vandal Savage
"River of Time" is the fourteenth episode of the first season of DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and the fourteenth episode overall. It aired on May 5, 2016.


After numerous attempts in many different time periods, the team has successfully captured Vandal Savage. However, Savage tells Kendra that he can reunite her with Carter so she struggles with whether she should kill him. Rip decides they will deliver Savage to the Time Masters which doesn't sit well with Snart and Rory. The duo decides it may be time to jump ship and return to their old life. When fixing the time device on the ship, Jefferson is hurt, causing Martin to do something about it. Meanwhile, Savage taunts Ray about his place in Kendra's life.[src]


Preparation ran from February 17 until February 25, 2016. Shooting ran from February 26 until March 9, 2016.[1]



Sneak peeks



  • Rip demands Time Masters' control officer to call the council under General Order of 52 after Vandal Savage is captured, referencing the recurring number 52 in DC comics.
  • This is the first episode in the Arrowverse (out of the TV shows that takes place on Earth-1), where Earth-1 doesn't appear physically in the present day. 


  1. Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) - Twitter
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