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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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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Ellen Page ...  Vanya Hargreeves 30 episodes, 2019-2020
Tom Hopper ...  Luther Hargreeves 30 episodes, 2019-2020
David Castañeda ...  Diego Hargreeves 30 episodes, 2019-2020
Emmy Raver-Lampman ...  Allison Hargreeves 30 episodes, 2019-2020
Robert Sheehan ...  Klaus Hargreeves 30 episodes, 2019-2020
Aidan Gallagher ...  Number Five 30 episodes, 2019-2020
Justin H. Min ...  Ben Hargreeves 30 episodes, 2019-2020
Colm Feore ...  Reginald Hargreeves 27 episodes, 2019-2020
Ritu Arya ...  Lila Pitts 20 episodes, 2020
Jordan Claire Robbins ...  Grace 15 episodes, 2019-2020
Kate Walsh ...  The Handler 13 episodes, 2019-2020

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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 almost thirty years old, the six surviving 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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Emmy Raver-Lampman played Pearl Krabs in the original Chicago production of the Spongebob Squarepants Musical. She was one of the only principal characters who did not transfer with the show to Broadway, instead choosing to leave and film The Umbrella Academy. See more »

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Everything fox missed with X-men
16 February 2019 | by burnsb-71393See all my reviews

I read the comic for the umbrella academy about a year ago And was so intrigued by the characters. When I heard the Netflix was making it into a show I was so Excited. I was worried that they would change the source material and ruin it but I was so surprise when they adapted into something remarkable. Instead of taking the characters and butchering their storylines and traits , the show improved their backgrounds and arcs in ways I didn't think possible. The concept is very similar to the X-Men, where a group of kids raised in an academy with special powers, however it thrives in the sense that these characters have family drama as well as dealing with their powers. This show is a must watch for those who love the super hero genre!!!!!


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15 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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