As Number 5 gets hunted, he tries to find one sibling who can help him stop what might be the apocalypse.
|Introduced This Episode|
|Eudora Patch||Ashley Madekwe|
|Cha-Cha||Mary J. Blige|
We Could Have Been Good, You And I: Eudora, Diego, Luther
Being that Luther suspects Diego killed their father, he looks into his home base at a local boxing gym. Unfortunately for him, there is nothing there but what fits Diego’s basic needs, and by investigating Diego, it only pushes them further apart. But, pushing people is what Diego perhaps does best? At one time he was training to go from vigilante to cop, but with him so used to working outside the law, police academy wasn’t a good fit for him. However, he did make one friend in Eudora Patch. A young woman who, maybe if things were different, could have ended up Diego’s partner – in work and maybe life.
This Lonely Life: Vanya, Allison, Leonard
Since Reginald isolated Vanya as a child, no one in the family, nor her, really connected. She would just play her violin as the others made connections. Well, it seems Number Five at least saw her but with missions, among other things, who knows how close those two really are? It could just be, compared to the others, Number Five was more open to a relationship.
But, as adults, getting past the established relationships of the past is hard. Especially because of Vanya’s book which makes Allison unable to really connect with Vanya. Though, taking Allison’s word on it, Vanya has a difficult time connecting with people in general. Yet, there is something about her that attracts a student, an adult student, named Leonard. He takes a violin class with her, to connect with his deceased father, and seems to take a liking to her.
On The Run & Running Out Of Time: Klaus, Number Five, Vanya, Cha-Cha, Hazel
It isn’t clear what Number Five needs to find to prevent the apocalypse, but it seems there are those who want to make sure it happens. Hence Cha-Cha and Hazel being sent, possibly from the future. But, before they can get to him, he tries to see if maybe Vanya can help – but her being unable to understand makes her not the best ally. Then Klaus is employed, in order to get information on an eye Number Five brought from the future, but since the eye has yet to be made and allocated, Number Five is a bit too early.
Thus leaving him almost at square one and two well-trained hunters on his tail.
Question(s) Left Unanswered
- Can Number Five teleport with human beings?
- Does Klaus have any control over his powers? Also, when a kid, how did Reginald have him use his powers?
- What did Allison see on the tapes Mr. Pogo gave her access to?
Collected Quote(s) & .Gifs
[…] one grows used to things, even if sometimes, one shouldn’t.
— Mr. Pogo
Cha-Cha & Hazel
While we don’t know who their employers are, if they are human, or what is in Hazel’s briefcase, you have to admire these two badasses. Especially Cha-Cha since it’s Mary J. Blige. She always had an edge to her and seeing her torture someone really makes you think she is tapping into that side of her persona.
On The Fence
The Interpersonal Drama
Whether we’re talking about Diego’s issues with Luther, or his complicated relationship with Eudora, there is a bit of an eye roll there. Also, the same goes for Allison’s relationship with Vanya and the weirdness she and Luther have. There is a whole lot of underlying issues between characters, and I can’t say any of it actually hooks any interest right now. Either because of the writing or acting. Yet, I have hopes it could get better.
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|Season/ Episode||Synopsis||Director, Writer, and Introduced Actors||Topics & Focused Characters|
|Season 1, Episode 10 "The White Violin" [Season Finale]||Somehow, The Umbrella Academy turns things around for what made for quite the finale - until we were left with a cliffhanger.|
|Season 1, Episode 9 “Changes”||We get Grace’s origin story and get the family’s reaction to the events of episode 8 “I Heard a Rumor.”|
|Season 1, Episode 8 "I Heard a Rumor"||The truth behind Vanya’s powers, and her forgetting them, are revealed. Also, more info on Reginald’s death is provided.|
|Season 1, Episode 7 "The Day That Was"||On top of Reginald making an appearance, so does what might be God. Also, we learn what Leonard has been hiding.|
|Season 1, Episode 6 "The Day That Wasn't"||Five adjusts to middle management, secrets are revealed, we meet Dave, and Cha-Cha tries to kill Hazel!|
|Season 1, Episode 5 "Number Five"||Alongside questioning what is going on with Vanya, there is a need to question who is “The Handler,” what is “The Commission” and are Five’s efforts futile?|
|Season 1, Episode 4 "Man On The Moon"||What’s in Hazel’s briefcase is revealed alongside how Luther got so bulky and how Klaus’ childhood was like.|
|Season 1, Episode 3 "Extra Ordinary"||As mom gets investigated, Cha-Cha and Hazel pay a visit to the Umbrella Academy.|
|Season 1, Episode 2 “Run Boy Run”||As Number 5 gets hunted, he tries to find one sibling who can help him stop what might be the apocalypse.|
|Season 1, Episode 1 “We Only See Each Other At Weddings and Funerals”||The Umbrella Academy will surely become the next show you’ll see people flooding Netflix’s social media with “When is season 2?”|