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The Umbrella Academy: Season 2 (2020)

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Critic Consensus: Proof that time can heal almost all wounds, The Umbrella Academy's exhilarating second season lightens its tonal load without losing its emotional core, giving the super siblings room to grow while doubling down on the time traveling fun.

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Five warned his family (so, so many times) that using his powers to escape from Vanya's 2019 apocalypse was risky. Well, he was right -- the time jump scatters the siblings in time in and around Dallas, Texas. Over a three year period. Starting in 1960. Some, having been stuck in the past for years, have built lives and moved on, certain they're the only ones who survived. Five is the last to land, smack dab in the middle of a nuclear doomsday, which -- spoiler alert! -- turns out is a result of the group's disruption of the timeline (déjà vu, anyone?). Now the Umbrella Academy must find a way to reunite, figure out what caused doomsday, put a stop to it, and return to the present timeline to stop that other apocalypse. All while being hunted by a trio of ruthless Swedish assassins. But seriously, no pressure or anything.

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Aidan Gallagher
as Number Five
Eden Cupid
as Young Allison
Cameron Brodeur
as Young Luther
Ethan Hwang
as Young Ben
Tom Hopper
as Luther
T.J. McGibbon
as Young Vanya
Colm Feore
as Sir Reginald Hargreeves
Justin H. Min
as Ben Hargreeves
John Magaro
as Leonard Peabody
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"The Umbrella Academy" is left as a show that robs itself of any meaningful past or future.

August 3, 2020 | Rating: C | Full Review…

The Umbrella Academy is what you get when you mix Wes Anderson with Matthew Vaughn, stuff them full of Red Bull and Adderall, and give them a Spotify Premium subscription. Yes, that's a compliment.

July 27, 2020 | Full Review…

[Ellen Page] has crafted this delicate and vulnerable side to Vanya that we have rarely seen, but it's addictive to watch and yes, we need to see more of it in season three.

July 27, 2020 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Think we've reached peak superhero saturation point? The Umbrella Academy's second season proves otherwise.

July 8, 2021 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The second story arc measures up to the high mark set by season 1, juggling multiple timelines and narrative threads, while adding more depth to its colorful cast of characters.

July 12, 2021 | Full Review…

The Umbrella Academy Season 2 builds on the things that made the first season great, especially where its characters are concerned.

June 25, 2021 | Rating: 10 | Full Review…

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