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TIMELESS Scoop: Lucy Makes a Personal Stand in “The Salem Witch Hunt”

BY Alan Mann

Published 4 years ago

Did Timeless rock your world on Sunday night?

"Hollywood Land," an episode set in the suitably glamorous and romantic setting of 1940's Los Angeles, saw Wyatt and Lucy finally getting together (and then some!) while shacking up at Hedy Lamarr's place, during their quest to track down Orson Welles' lost film footage. (Now there's a sentence you never imagined you'd one day read.)

However, Timeless fans weren't celebrating this couple's union for very long, as a final twist in a mostly playful hour saw the return of Wyatt's until-just-literally-now dead wife, Jessica, from the grave. 

Next week, Wyatt attempts to get to the bottom of Jessica's shock resurrection while Lucy, Rufus and Flynn chase the Mothership to Salem, 1692, at the height of the witch trials. 

There they must prevent the execution of a headstrong young woman (guest star Sofia Vassilieva) who, as it turns out, is mother to one of the most consequential Americans of all time – the yet to be born Benjamin Franklin. You know, that guy who said it was ok to criticise your government?

We’ve seen the episode a little early, thanks to our friends at NBC, and have a number of teasers to share with you below. As always, we avoid major plot-point reveals that would spoil your enjoyment of the live episode. That said, the spoilerphobes among you may want to exercise some caution.

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Nevertheless She Persisted

It’s an emotional week for Lucy who finds herself in the unlucky position of seeing the victims of the Salem witch trials up close and personal — including one woman who, according to history, was not supposed to have died at the trials at all.

What gives, history books?

However when Lucy finds herself rounded up and thrown into a cell alongside those she is attempting to save, she soon discovers the whole plan was orchestrated by someone unexpected.

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