Oh, you're still singing. [...] Those slugs revealed your uninhibited self. You really want to share the spotlight with the worst sister ever, Josie Saltzman? The spotlight is officially yours.

We're Gonna Need A Spotlight[2] is the eleventh episode of the first season of Legacies and the eleventh episode of the series overall.


THE SALVATORE SCHOOL'S ANNUAL TALENT SHOW — When Alaric decides to postpone the school's annual talent show, Lizzie and Josie are determined to make sure the show goes on. Meanwhile, tensions arise when the students face a creature that lowers their inhibitions. Lastly, Alaric decides to play hooky with Emma. Hope, Landon, MG and Rafael also appear.[3]



Main Cast

Recurring Cast



  • Antagonists: Slug and Malivore (indirectly)
  • Hope is revealed to not be a fan of science fiction as she didn't get Landon's Wrath of Khan reference after the slug creature was shocked from her prefrontal cortex.

Body Count



Behind the Scenes

  • This episode's title is a line used by Kaleb.
  • It was originally announced that Paul Wesley would direct this episode.[4] However, for reasons unknown, he instead directed the 13th episode The Boy Who Still Has a Lot of Good to Do.
  • Netflix incorrectly titles this episode We're Gonna Need a Spotlight.

Cultural References


Hope: "Hey, wait!"
Dorian: "It's a monster, Hope."
Hope: "You're not seriously suggesting we kill a unicorn. It's trapped it's harmless."
Dorian: "Got my eye on you."
Hope: "You've been infected with a mind controlling parasite."
Dorian: "The unicorn brought him on school grounds to infect all of us. It gets worse as it spreads."
Hope: "So they're all infected."
Dorian: "Stop you're all getting detention."

Alaric: "Vampires, werewolves, dragons. I mean, I have faced terrifying danger in my life. But there's only one day in my calendar marked with a black x. One day I fear above all others. Because if I have to hear somebody sing how many minutes there are in a year, one more time. I'm gonna throw myself to the unicorn."
Emma: "So why don't you play hooky with me?"
Emma: "What? The latest monster is harmless, your daughters are playing nice, and no one is paying attention to school. So give yourself the day off."

Lizzie: "Alright, witches, grab a cane. I've got some new choreography."
Kaleb: "We should sing!"
Emma: "Mind control slugs?"
Alaric: "We are totally infected, are we?"
Hope: "Suddenly I don't want to be in the talent show."
Landon: "Oh no, he promised he wouldn't do this again."



Last.fm_play.png "Hester's Hop" – Steve & Karen Multer
Last.fm_play.png "Feeling Good" – Chris Lee
Last.fm_play.png "Bad Lands" – Chase Pena
Last.fm_play.png "All By Myself" – Karen David
Last.fm_play.png "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" – Karen David and Matt Davis
Last.fm_play.png "Entry Of The Gladiators" – Stephen Edwards
Last.fm_play.png "Stepping Into The Light" – Kaylee Bryant
Last.fm_play.png "About Her" – Aria Shahghasemi




See also

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