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The One Where We're Trapped On TV is an episode of season 5 of DC's Legends of Tomorrow. It premiered on May 26, 2020.

Synopsis for "The One Where We're Trapped on TV"

Appearing in "The One Where We're Trapped on TV"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Gary Green (Loomworld) (First appearance)
  • Mona Wu (Loomworld) (First appearance)
  • Natalie Logue (Fate+ Dimension) (Single appearance) (Erased)
  • USS Faterider's Crew (Fate+ Dimension) (Single appearance) (All die) (Erased)
    • Office Maala (Single appearance; dies)


  • Gromulans (Fate+ Dimension) (Single appearance)
  • Moirai/The Fates
  • Mr. Parker (Fate+ Dimension) (Single appearance) (Erased)
  • Zombies (Flashback only) (Cameo)

Other Characters:

  • Ali (Loomworld) (Single appearance)
  • Clotho Productions (Loomworld) (Single appearance)
    • Historic Sanation Department (Single appearance)
      • Geoffrey Burch (Single appearance; dies)
    • Security Guard Lalo (Single appearance)
  • The Fairy Godmother/Nora Darhk (Nora Darhk's Future) (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Fugitives (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Highcastle Abbey employees (Fate+ Dimension) (Single appearance) (Erased)
    • Mrs. Hutchins (Single appearance)
  • Lita (Loomworld) (First appearance)
  • Zari's boss (Fate+ Dimension) (Single appearance) (Unnamed) (Erased)
  • Alex Logue (Mentioned only)
  • Angels (Mentioned only)
  • Behrad Tomaz (Pre-Heyworld Zari's Future) (Deceased) (Mentioned only)
  • Demons (Mentioned only)
  • Gary Green (Mentioned only)
  • God (Mentioned only)
  • Gods of Olympus (Mentioned only)
  • Mona Wu (Mentioned only)
  • Natalie Logue (Mentioned only)
  • Robin Hood (Mentioned only)
  • Spartacus (Loomworld) (Mentioned only)



  • Air Totem
  • Atropos' Bone Knives (Flashback only) (Cameo)
  • Blue Mush (First appearance)
  • Loom of Fate
  • Soul Coins (Cameo)


  • Dhan's Spaceship (Single appearance) (Erased)
  • Gromulan Ship (Single appearance) (Erased)
  • USS Faterider (Single appearance) (Destroyed) (Erased)
  • Waverider (Flashback only)



  • This episode is mainly set in an alternate reality where the Fates have removed free will through the Loom of Fate. Thanks to the Loom, Charlie has also resurrected the Legends and has imprisoned them in Fate+, an alternate TV-based dimension.
  • It is never explained why Zari Tomaz was able to escape her Ancestral Plane imprisonment.
    • By the end of the episode, the Loom of Fate restores her to the existence.
  • The Legends regain all their memories from the Pre-Heyworld timeline.


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