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Legends of Tomorrow boss previews thrilling crossover conclusion

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Will the heroes of The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow be able to defeat the Dominators?

In the conclusion of the four-way crossover on Legends, it’s probably safe to say that the heroes will succeed — an alien invasion would be a crazy way to cancel four shows, right? — but will it come at a price?

“I don’t think I’m spoiling too much to say that we weren’t looking to end on a down note,” Arrow and Legends executive producer Marc Guggenheim told EW on our SiriusXM radio show Superhero Insider. “It ends with a celebration of what I think the crossovers are all about, which is seeing all these different characters interact with each other and the combination of character interactions that you don’t get to see in just one of the shows. Act 6 is filled with inside jokes left and right and little nods to past crossovers as well as the physical appearance of certain characters. Always try to cram in as many meta jokes — not metahuman jokes — but meta jokes as I possibly can.”

In our interview with Guggenheim, which you can listen to below, the EP also reflected on Arrow‘s legacy, talked about the 100th episode, and more:

The Flash-Arrow-Supergirl-Legends of Tomorrow crossover concludes Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on The CW. Tune in to SiriusXM’s Ch. 105 on Thursdays at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET for more on The CW’s super series on Superhero Insider, hosted by Kyle Anderson and this reporter.