‘Legends of Tomorrow’: Behind the Scenes of Season 4’s Stunts & Magic (PHOTOS)

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The Legends, including (from left) leader Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), Zari Tomaz (Tala Ashe), Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell), Nate Heywood (Nick Zano), and Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh), hippied out in a Vancouver field for this season’s Woodstock trip, which Lotz says was a great way to avoid the crowded set on the Waverider time ship. “Instead of all of us on a mission together, [the characters spent a lot of time] spread out,” she says.

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Now that Matt Ryan’s occultist John Constantine — who officially joined the Legends in Season 4 — has hit up Salem 1692 for the “Witch Hunt” episode, executive producer Phil Klemmer hopes to explore some more recent supernatural history. “I’d love to do an origin story to figure out what got Constantine into the world of magic.”

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Stunt coordinator Lloyd Adams gives Courtney Ford high marks for her wirework skills, which came in handy after her newly appointed Time Bureau agent Nora Darhk took on the powers of a wish-granting Fairy Godmother. “She picks things up quickly, gives feedback, and asks all the right questions,” says Adams.

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Shooting the season finale’s scenes at the Heyworld amusement park called for some clever coordination and a crowd of extras — but not as huge a crowd as you’d think. “We were just moving the same 150 people around, so they’re in the background of every shot,” explains Klemmer.

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Talk about a choking hazard! Fun fact: The possessed puppet of late team member Martin Stein was voiced by the man behind Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens.

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Despite the discomfort of the harness, Lotz “makes our job easy,” says Adams (right, with Lotz in the air). “She can walk into any situation at the last minute and quickly assess what needs to be done, whether it’s a simple lift with a kick or flipping over a bunch of bad guys.”

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“That’s not a unicorn; that’s just a horse named Remington with a plastic horn stuck to his head,” jokes Klemmer, confirming that the horses playing the magical creatures are just as troublesome as the ones the Legends encountered: “The actual unicorn we cast was a real jerk. He refused to come out of his trailer for the blocking of his scenes and made Remington, his stunt double, do it instead.”

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Evil puppets, prickly unicorns, floating Fairy Godmothers… yep, just another day on set for the Arrowverse’s wildest ride.

Click through the gallery above for a behind-the-scenes look at Legends of Tomorrow Season 4 with insight from executive producer Phil Klemmer, stunt coordinator Lloyd Adams, and star Caity Lotz.

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