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The Best Episodes of Legacies

Every episode of Legacies ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Legacies!

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyDrama
Network:The CW

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The best episode of "Legacies" is "There's Always a Loophole", rated 8.9/10 from 995 user votes. It was directed by Mary Lou Belli and written by Brett Matthews. "There's Always a Loophole" aired on 3/28/2019 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Kai Parker Screwed Us".

  • There's Always a Loophole
    8.9/10 995 votes

    #1 - There's Always a Loophole

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2019-03-28

    When a group of unwelcome visitors descends upon The Salvatore School, Hope leads the charge to keep her friends safe. Meanwhile, MG uncovers a secret about his mother and Josie finds herself in a dire situation.

    Director: Mary Lou Belli

    Writer: Brett Matthews

  • Kai Parker Screwed Us
    8.9/10 939 votes

    #2 - Kai Parker Screwed Us

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-02-06

    When a series of events leads Josie, Lizzie and Alaric to the prison world, they come face to face with the twins' evil uncle Kai.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I Thought You'd Be Happier to See Me
    8.9/10 637 votes

    #3 - I Thought You'd Be Happier to See Me

    Season 4 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-11-11

    Hope is tracked down by the one person who could help her "Rebekah Mikaelson". Rebekah is fearful of what path Hope has chosen but makes every effort to get through to her. Josie and Lizzie hold out hope in a seemingly dire situation as MG figures out what he can do to help. Meanwhile, Kaleb wants to set things right and turns to Cleo for guidance.

    Director: Lauren Petzke

    Writer: Hannah Rosner, Jose Molina

  • Everything That Can Be Lost May Also Be Found
    8.9/10 499 votes

    #4 - Everything That Can Be Lost May Also Be Found

    Season 4 Episode 15 - Aired 2022-04-14

    Hope continues to be swirled in confusion and fighting her humanity, which results in her seeing the people who mean the most to her: Rebekah, Marcel, Kol, and Freya. Kaleb wants to introduce Cleo to his world, including those who had the most profound influence on his path. Meanwhile, Lizzie devises a plan to get in someone's good graces.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Mombie Dearest
    8.7/10 1,168 votes

    #5 - Mombie Dearest

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2018-12-06

    As Lizzie and Josie prepare for their long awaited sweet sixteen party, Alaric finds himself preoccupied with the latest supernatural arrival – one that hits a little too close to home. Elsewhere, Penelope’s latest plan gives MG one last shot at impressing Lizzie on her big day, while an unexpected betrayal causes tensions to boil over between Hope and Rafael.

    Director: Geoff Shotz

    Writer: Marguerite MacIntyre

  • The Boy Who Still Has a Lot of Good to Do
    8.7/10 923 votes

    #6 - The Boy Who Still Has a Lot of Good to Do

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-03-07

    When a spontaneous road trip to visit MG’s parents leaves him and Landon missing, and a distressed Rafael with no memory of what happened, Hope, Alaric and Kaleb set out to find them before it’s too late.

    Director: Paul Wesley

    Writer: N/A

  • You Can't Save Them All
    8.7/10 723 votes

    #7 - You Can't Save Them All

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2020-02-13

    Hope finds herself in a race against the clock as the threat of the prophecy looms and the pressure to rescue the Saltzmans grows. Meanwhile, Alaric's attempt to keep his family safe leads him to make a difficult decision.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • See You on the Other Side
    8.7/10 594 votes

    #8 - See You on the Other Side

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-11-04

    Hope wrestles with her reality. Alaric entrusts the Super Squad to work together. Cleo confides in Landon. Meanwhile, MG divulges some important information to Lizzie and Finch sees a different side to Josie. Kaleb, Jed and Ethan also appear.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Brett Matthews, Sylvia Batey Alcalá

  • We All Knew This Day Was Coming
    8.6/10 558 votes

    #9 - We All Knew This Day Was Coming

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-10-28

    Hope realizes she has a difficult choice to make, much to Alaric's disapproval; Kaleb and MG come up with their own plan to help Hope; Alaric realizes he needs to relinquish control.

    Director: Lauren Petzke

    Writer: N/A

  • Let's Just Finish the Dance
    8.5/10 806 votes

    #10 - Let's Just Finish the Dance

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2019-03-14

    As the Salvatore School prepares to host the Miss Mystic Falls pageant, Hope secretly deals with a recent trauma that’s causing her magic to go on the fritz. Meanwhile, the unexpected arrival of Roman, a boy from Hope’s past, causes Landon to be on alert. Elsewhere, MG struggles with the fallout from his recent actions, while Josie’s secret desire to win Miss Mystic Falls takes a backseat to Lizzie’s plan for the pageant.

    Director: Geoff Shotz

    Writer: Sherman Payne

  • That's Nothing I Had to Remember
    8.5/10 726 votes

    #11 - That's Nothing I Had to Remember

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-11-21

    When a truth-seeking monster arrives in Mystic Falls during Commonwealth Day, Hope and Lizzie fear that the secrets they’ve each been keeping have made them targets. Meanwhile, MG, Kaleb and Kym seek out an unlikely ally, who may have knowledge on how to take down the latest monster. Finally, Freya receives an unexpected visit from one of the Salvatore Students.

    Director: Bola Ogun

    Writer: Adam Higgs, Josh Eiserike

  • Life Was So Much Easier When I Only Cared About Myself
    8.5/10 600 votes

    #12 - Life Was So Much Easier When I Only Cared About Myself

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2020-03-19

    When things take a dark turn on the twins’ 17th birthday, Lizzie is left to make a difficult decision. Meanwhile, Hope takes drastic measures when she and Alaric clash over how to handle an issue involving Josie. Finally, Rafael makes a heartbreaking discovery.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Just Don't Be a Stranger, Okay?
    8.5/10 492 votes

    #13 - Just Don't Be a Stranger, Okay?

    Season 4 Episode 20 - Aired 2022-06-16

    Hope, Lizzie, MG, Kaleb, Jed, Cleo and Alaric reflect on recent events and what comes next for each of them. Hope and Lizzie each find solace from unexpected yet welcome sources.

    Director: Michael A. Allowitz

    Writer: Julie Plec, Brett Matthews

  • I’ll Tell You a Story
    8.4/10 760 votes

    #14 - I’ll Tell You a Story

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2019-03-21

    When the fallout of Hope’s actions leaves her and Landon on the outs, she turns to Lizzie for help making things right. Meanwhile, Landon uncovers secrets about his past, while Josie looks into a secret that Alaric has been keeping.

    Director: Tony Solomons

    Writer: Thomas Brandon

  • I Can't Be the One to Stop You
    8.4/10 450 votes

    #15 - I Can't Be the One to Stop You

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-12-16

    Hope finds herself involved in a game of cat and mouse as Lizzie sets out to make things right. Josie has a heart-to-heart with Finch. Alaric, Landon, and Ted get a surprising result from their quest. Meanwhile, MG, Jed and Cleo handle matters back at The Salvatore School.

    Director: Morenike Joela Evans

    Writer: Benjamin Raab, Deric A. Hughes

  • Maybe I Should Start From the End
    8.3/10 877 votes

    #16 - Maybe I Should Start From the End

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-01-24

    After discovering that Landon is in trouble, Hope and Alaric set out in search for him. Along the way, they uncover some startling information about Landon’s past.

    Director: Nathan Hope

    Writer: Brett Matthews

  • There's a World Where Your Dreams Come True
    8.3/10 927 votes

    #17 - There's a World Where Your Dreams Come True

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-02-07

    Following a stay in Europe with her mother, Lizzie returns to Mystic Falls and comes face to face with someone who could make all her wishes come true – including making Hope Mikaelson disappear.

    Director: John Hyams

    Writer: Brett Matthews, Josh Schaer

  • I Was Made To Love You
    8.3/10 457 votes

    #18 - I Was Made To Love You

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2021-05-13

    Hope’s suspicion is piqued after Wade shares some startling news with her. To uncover the secrets of a mysterious artifact, Alaric must work with an enemy from his past. After Ethan finds himself in harm’s way, MG is forced to make a difficult decision.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Malivore
    8.2/10 986 votes

    #19 - Malivore

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2018-11-29

    Tensions rise among the students after Alaric decides to give the students a bigger voice by forming an honor council. Determined to find out more about Landon’s past, Hope does a series of magical tests on him. Meanwhile, Alaric and Dorian take on the next creature to try and find out what they want and where they are coming from.

    Director: Mike Karasick

    Writer: Thomas Brandon, Penny Cox

  • Since When Do You Speak Japanese?
    8.2/10 707 votes

    #20 - Since When Do You Speak Japanese?

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-11-07

    When a samurai shows up looking for a demon that possesses its victims, Josie leads the charge to defend her friends from the demon's wrath; MG is conflicted by a secret he's uncovered about Lizzie's new vampire friend, Sebastian.

    Director: Geoff Shotz

    Writer: Penny Cox

  • Screw Endgame
    8.2/10 697 votes

    #21 - Screw Endgame

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-11-14

    As the Salvatore School prepares for its upcoming ‘80s-themed decade dance, Hope and Lizzie find themselves trapped inside a never-ending labyrinth with a monster on their trail.

    Director: Barbara Brown

    Writer: Brett Matthews, Thomas Brandon

  • This Can Only End in Blood
    8.2/10 347 votes

    #22 - This Can Only End in Blood

    Season 4 Episode 19 - Aired 2022-06-09

    Hope presents a challenge to Ken, which he has to accept. Cleo is set on revenge. The Super Squad prepares for the battle of their lives. Meanwhile, Landon has some unexpected visitors.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Benjamin Raab, Deric A. Hughes

  • Death Keeps Knocking On My Door
    8.1/10 936 votes

    #23 - Death Keeps Knocking On My Door

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-12-13

    As Hope hit the books to learn more about the latest creature to arrive to the school, things take a dark and twisted turn leaving her to confront one of her darkest fears. Meanwhile, Alaric attempts to help Rafael cope after his past comes back to haunt him.

    Director: Angela Barnes

    Writer: Julie Plec

  • There's a Mummy on Main Street
    8.1/10 819 votes

    #24 - There's a Mummy on Main Street

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-02-28

    When the urn goes missing, Alaric, Hope, Josie, Lizzie, Kaleb, Dorian and Emma hit the road to locate the artifact before the next Malivore creature arrives. Meanwhile, Lizzie takes aim at Hope for all the past spring breaks she’s ruined. Finally, the group bands together when a town-wide quarantine threatens to expose their supernatural identities.

    Director: Julie Plec

    Writer: Sherman Payne, Marguerite MacIntyre

  • This Year Will Be Different
    8.1/10 747 votes

    #25 - This Year Will Be Different

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-10-17

    Determined to move forward with her new life alone, Hope's latest hunt leads her on a collision course with the past. Landon's newfound status as the popular guy leads to tensions with Josie. MG contemplates telling Lizzie how he feels about her.

    Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt

    Writer: Thomas Brandon