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The Umbrella Academy 

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A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world.
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2020   2019  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Ellen Page ...  Vanya Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Tom Hopper ...  Luther Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
David Castañeda ...  Diego Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Emmy Raver-Lampman ...  Allison Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Robert Sheehan ...  Klaus Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Aidan Gallagher ...  Number Five 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Justin H. Min ...  Ben Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Colm Feore ...  Reginald Hargreeves 17 episodes, 2019-2020
Jordan Claire Robbins ...  Grace 15 episodes, 2019-2020
Kate Walsh ...  The Handler 13 episodes, 2019-2020
Adam Godley ...  Pogo 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Cameron Britton ...  Hazel 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Mary J. Blige ...  Cha-Cha 10 episodes, 2019
Ritu Arya ...  Lila Pitts 10 episodes, 2020
Yusuf Gatewood ...  Raymond Chestnut 10 episodes, 2020
Marin Ireland ...  Sissy 10 episodes, 2020
Sheila McCarthy ...  Agnes 11 episodes, 2019-2020
John Magaro ...  Leonard Peabody 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Kris Holden-Ried ...  Axel 9 episodes, 2020
Justin Paul Kelly ...  Harlan 9 episodes, 2020

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On the same day in October 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world. But not everything went according to plan. In their teenage years, the family fractured and the team disbanded. Now, the six surviving thirty-something members reunite upon the news of Hargreeves' passing. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father's death. But the estranged family once again begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse. Written by jesusblack-30225

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Heather Sanderson portrays three different characters in three different episodes. See more »

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A quite good start for a series that has more potential
9 May 2020 | by julien-maudouxSee all my reviews

I've quite enjoyed this first season even though I think it has some flaws and some highs and lows. I must say I haven't read the comic books. I've appreciated the tone of the series : it's fun but it's still quite sombre. I've mixed feelings about the story : there are some surprises but they happen in the midst of quite predictable storylines. The ensemble cast is good, the actors are all talented. But I was above all interested in three characters (numbers 4, 5 and 7). Robert Sheehan is excellent as number Four. Aidan Gallagher manages to deliver for a difficult role (given he incarnates an adult in the body of a teenager). I very much like Ellen Page but given the character she plays we mostly see only a part of what she can do (no spoilers). I've been less interested in the other characters even though they have some depth too (I found them less compelling but de coloribus et gustibus non est disputandum). In comparison, I was more interested in Cha-Cha and Hazel : there is much fun with that part of the show and the travels of number 5...

The cinematography is good and the using of music is effectively magnificent in this series. I'm really curious to watch the next season. I hope it will alleviate some aspects that were less convincing in this season.


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