TV Review: The Umbrella Academy Season 1 ☂️🏫💪🏻🔪🤫👻⏳🐙🎻

Dysfunctional, violent, and powerful—The Umbrella Academy shows audiences a group of unordinary individuals who are trying to prevent an apocalypse.

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From left to right: Aidan Gallagher stars as Number Five “Five”, Ellen Page stars as Number Seven “Vanya”, Emmy Raver-Lampman stars as Number Three “Allison”, Robert Sheehan stars as Number Four “Klaus”, Tom Hopper stars as Number One “Luther, and David Castañeda stars as Number Two “Diego”. CREDIT: Netflix

This post for The Umbrella Academy Season 1 contains spoilers.

Based on the comic books of the same name by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, The Umbrella Academy Season 1 (2019, created by Steve Blackman) follows the story of seven gifted children who are adopted by a wealthy reclusive businessman named Sir Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore). The children are trained to fight crime and evil under the name the Umbrella Academy, but as they grow into adulthood, each sibling—except Luther (Tom Hopper)—leaves the academy in pursuit of their own careers. They are then reunited again in present day when their father passes away.

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