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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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Jeremy Slater
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Aidan Gallagher ...  Number Five 15 episodes, 2019
Ellen Page ...  Vanya Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Tom Hopper ...  Luther Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
David Castañeda ...  Diego Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Emmy Raver-Lampman ...  Allison Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Robert Sheehan ...  Klaus Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Mary J. Blige ...  Cha-Cha 10 episodes, 2019
Cameron Britton ...  Hazel 10 episodes, 2019
Adam Godley ...  Pogo 10 episodes, 2019
Colm Feore ...  Sir Reginald Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Sheila McCarthy ...  Agnes 10 episodes, 2019
Justin H. Min ...  Ben Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Jordan Claire Robbins ...  Grace 10 episodes, 2019
John Magaro ...  Leonard Peabody 9 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

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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Super. Dysfunctional. Family. See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Umbrella Academy See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Although most events take place in 2019, there is never any reference to the existence of the Internet in the imaginary universe of the series; notably, the team goes to a library to research a character's background, and Diego has to use his police connections to get the details of the person's criminal history. See more »

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Original, Different, Outside the box.......
16 February 2019 | by fuller_ryan-48883See all my reviews

First off, the soundtrack alone Is worth watching the show. Humor, action and mysterious plot keeps you engaged. This is not your typical "superhero" show, and that's a good thing. The cast is great. Terrific performances from just about everyone. I recommend this show if you are looking for something a bit odd, yet keeps you curious and entertains with some great action and comedy.


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