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"Romeo V. Juliet: Dawn of Justness" is the seventh episode of the fifth season of DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and the seventy-fifth episode overall. It aired on March 17, 2020.

Synopsis

The Legends continue their hunt for pieces of the Loom of Fate and find themselves face to face with William Shakespeare. Ray, Nate, Rory, Constantine, Charlie and Behrad stay a little longer on the mission making things worse after lying to Sara. Meanwhile, Ray and Nora make another big life decision that leaves the team surprised and best buds, Nate and Ray, on the outs.[src]

Cast

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Production

Preparation ran from September 12 until September 20, 2019. Shooting ran from September 23 until October 3, 2019.[1]

Trivia

  • The title of the episode is a play on two famous titles: Romeo and Juliet, a famous Shakespearean tragedy, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, a film in the DC Extended Universe.
    • As Ray and Nate are saying their final goodbye, Zari recites the final lines from the famous balcony scene: "Good night, good night. Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."
  • This episode marks Brandon Routh's last appearance as a series regular.
  • The episode's working title was "Romeo v Juliet: Dawn of Justness".[1]
  • As of this episode, Sara, Mick, and Gideon are the only three Legends left from the original team.
  • Nate says to the cast of Romeo V. Juliet: Dawn of Justness that they have been replaced by Riverdale, a nod to The CW series with the same name.
  • Ray and Nate's tears and "I love you" during their goodbye scene were unscripted.[2]
  • This episode marks the second time Constantine wears special attire in a mission after "Wet Hot American Bummer".
  • This is the first time Gideon has cried despite being an artificial intelligence.

Goofs

  • In the Legends' production of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo (Constantine) and Juliet (Zari) share a kiss at the very end of the balcony scene, but this kiss doesn't occur in the actual play.
    • However, Zari said she would do the play her way before going on to the stage.
  • Behrad drinks during Ray's impromptu bachelor party which is against in (most sects of) Islam.
    • He's also shown to be a stoner, which indicates that he does not take the part of the rules seriously.

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