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The Umbrella Academy Season 2

  1. chat room
    The Umbrella Academy’s Ritu Arya Didn’t Know About That Lila Twist EitherThe breakout new addition thought she was auditioning for a single-episode role, not one of season two’s biggest cliffhangers.
  2. needle drops
    The Umbrella Academy Season Two’s Most Ridiculous Soundtrack Choices, RankedSeason two doubles down on the Netflix series’ more-is-more approach to music cues, and sometimes it works — and sometimes it definitely doesn’t.
  3. trope patrol
    Death to the Sardonic Needle DropHow many incongruously cheerful songs playing over a violent montage is too many? Ask The Umbrella Academy.
  4. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: The Ghost With the MostJust when it seems like this season may turn into a full-on retread of season one, an unlikely hero emerges.
  5. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: How to Dismantle an Atomic BombFive comes up with one last Hail Mary that stretches Umbrella Academy’s conception of time travel straight into Looper territory.
  6. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: State of the ReunionAt long last, the Umbrella Academy is ready to reassemble.
  7. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: I Was Made for Lovin’ YouMaybe this do-over will be what Vanya needed all along.
  8. overnights
    The Umbrella Academy Recap: Father Knows BestWill all this foreknowledge make the Hargreeves children weaker, or stronger?
  9. tv review
    The Umbrella Academy’s Second Season Takes a Trip to NonsensevilleWhat the new season lacks in internal logic or consistent stakes, it makes up for in violent fight scenes set to peppy, ironically cheerful pop songs.
  10. refreshers
    Previously, on The Umbrella Academy …To say a lot went down in season one would be an, ahem, apocalyptic understatement. Here’s what you need to remember for season two.
  11. vulture lists
    11 Story Lines That Umbrella Academy Season Two Could Borrow From the ComicsThe JFK assassination plot, a homicidal Eiffel Tower, an alien space prison, a whole bunch of new villains, and much more.