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Netflix original superhero drama The Umbrella Academy drops its second season July 31, 2020.

#UmbrellaAcademy is based on Dark Horse Comic books.

rottentomatoes: 76%

metacritic: 62

imdb: 8.1

emmys: 2 nominations


Luther Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Tom HopperLuther Hargreeves #1 ‘Spaceboy’

An extraordinary group of misfits The Umbrella Academy assemble following their father’s death outside of The City.


Luther Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Tom Hopper“What do you want?  And you have this, why?  Yeah, so?  Were you the first one on the scene?  Yeah, I talked to Pogo.  He said he couldn’t find dad’s monocle.  Can you think of a single time you saw dad and he wasn’t wearing that monocle?  No.  Which means someone took it.  Which means there’s a chance he wasn’t alone when he died.  You should leave.” — Luther Hargreeves

“Get out of his chair.  Drop it.  Do it.  Now.  Did you see Diego?  Oh, I know.  Do you think he wears that thing in the bathroom?  Yeah.  I, uh… I wasn’t sure you’d come.  You look great.  Where’s Patrick and Claire?  What about Claire?  Shit.  Well… you could always do your, uh, you know… rumor thing.  What happened?” — Luther Hargreeves

“Um… I guess we should get this started.  So, I figured we could have a sort of memorial service in the courtyard at sundown.  Say a few words, just at Dad’s favorite spot.  You know, under the oak tree.  We used to sit out there all the time.  None of you ever did that?  What?  No.  And put that out.  Dad didn’t allow smoking here.  Listen up.  Still some important things that we need to discuss, all right?  Like the way he died.  Yeah, according to the coroner.  Theoretically.  I’m just saying, at the very least, something happened.  The last time that I talked to dad, he sounded strange.  He sounded on edge.  Told me I should be careful who to trust.  No.  He must have known something was going to happen.  Look, I know you don’t like to do it, but I need you to talk to dad.  Since when?  That’s your thing.  Well, sober up, this is important.  Then there’s the issue of the missing monocle.  Exactly.  It’s worthless.  So whoever took it, I think it was personal.  Someone close to him.  Someone with a grudge.  That’s not what I’m saying.  I’ve not finished.  That’s not what I was saying.  I didn’t– Allison.  Jeez… that went well.” — Luther Hargreeves

“Come on, Ben.  There’s more guys in the vault.  Looks like some sort of temporal anomaly.  Either that or a miniature black hole.  One of the two.  What are you– whoa, whoa, whoa.  Everybody get behind me.  So, are we gonna talk about what just happened?  It’s been 17 years.  I haven’t missed that.  How long were you there?  So what are you saying?  That you’re 58.  How’d you know about that?  No.  Well… that was interesting.” — Luther Hargreeves

“Probably would have been better with some wind.  You should stop talking now.  I am warning you.  Diego, stop talking.” — Luther Hargreeves


Vanya Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Ellen PageVanya Hargreeves #7 ‘The White Violin’

“Dad… mom?  Hey, Allison.  You know what?  I– maybe he’s right.  And I shouldn’t– Pogo.  Hmm.  Do you know, um… did he ever read it?  How long has it been since Five disappeared?  You wanna know something stupid?  I always used to leave the lights on for him.  I was scared that he would come back, it would be late, and the house would be dark and he wouldn’t be able to find us, so he’d leave again.  So, every night I’d make a little snack and make sure all the lights were on.  And look where that got him.” — Vanya Hargreeves

“I don’t understand.  I thought they said it was a heart attack.  Well, wouldn’t they know?  How could you think that?” — Vanya Hargreeves

“Why can’t I go play with the others?  Oh.  What is it?  The 24th.  March.  Wait, how did you get back?  Wait, how does that even work?  Delores?  They hate me.  You mean what happened to Ben?  No, it’s okay, mom.  Stop it!  Diego, no!  You never know when to stop, do you?  He was my father, too.” — Vanya Hargreeves

“Don’t waste your time.  Diego’s right, I shouldn’t have come.  I already called one.  But thanks.  That’s me.  Yeah, well, that’s kind of the problem, isn’t it?  Take care of yourself.” — Vanya Hargreeves

“Jesus!  I live on the second floor.  You are so weird.  Is that blood?  Why are you here?  Why me?  Okay.  No.  I’ll put on a pot of coffee.” — Vanya Hargreeves


Diego Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, David CastañedaDiego Hargreeves #2 ‘The Kraken’

“Your family is safe now.” — Diego Hargreeves

“Ah.  What is she doing here?  You don’t belong here.  Not after what you did.  At least I’m wearing black.  I can save you some time.  They’re all locked.  No forced entry, no sign of struggle.  Nothing out of the ordinary.  Oh, you got big, Luther.  What’s the secret, huh?  Protein shakes?  Low carbs?  The autopsy report.  Ah.  Well, that’s because I… broke into the coroner’s office.  And surprise, surprise, Dad’s death was… normal.  Just a boring, old heart failure.  So, why are you in here, checking all the windows?  Pogo found him.  And your point being?  There is no mystery here.  Nothing to avenge.  Nothing to solve, nothing like that.  It’s just a sad old man who kicked it in a big, empty house.  Just like he deserved.  Whatever you say, brother.” — Diego Hargreeves

“Like what?  And here we go.  Luther, he was a paranoid, bitter old man who was starting to lose what was left of is marbles.  Who gives a shit about a stupid monocle?  Oh, isn’t it obvious, Klaus?  He thinks one of us killed dad.  Great job, Luther.  Way to lead.” — Diego Hargreeves

“Guns are for sissies.  Real men throw knives.  Hey, be careful up there, buddy.  Oh.  Yeah, no shit.  Pretty big difference there, Paul Bunyan.  Yeah, get behind us.  Where’d you go?  That makes no sense.  Yeah.  Yeah, yeah, she’s fine.  She just needs to rest.  You know, recharge.” — Diego Hargreeves

“He was a monster.  He was a bad person and a worse father.  The world’s better off without him.  My name is Number Two.  You know why?  Because our father couldn’t be bothered to give us actual names.  He had mom do it.  Look, you wanna pay your respects?  Go ahead.  But at least be honest about the kind of man he was.  you know, you of all people should be on my side here, Number One.  After everything he did to you?  He had to ship you a million miles away.  That’s how much he couldn’t stand the sight of you!  come on, big boy!  Get off me!  Come here, big boy!  You got enough material for your sequel yet?  Mom.  Let’s go inside.  Come on.  Okay?  Come on.” — Diego Hargreeves

“That’s not fair, Five’s cheating!  All right, I guess I’ll see you guys in, what, ten years?  When Pogo dies?  Yeah, love you too, sis.  Good luck on your next film.  Hope it turns out better than your marriage, huh?  no, I’m leaving, me by myself.  Terrific.  Lean back.  I’m gonna drop you off at the bus stop.  I gotta get back to work.  Saving lives, baby.” — Diego Hargreeves


Allison Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Emmy Raver-LampmanAllison Hargreeves #3 ‘The Rumor’

“Vanya?  You’re actually here.  Hey, sis.  You’re seriously gonna do this today?  Way to dress for the occasion, by the way.  Forget about him.  I’m glad you’re here.  He’s always busy.  Klaus?  What are you doing in here?  Just out of rehab?  So, Klaus is still Klaus, in case you were wondering.  You know, after all these years, I find it strangely comforting.  Oh, I know.  Like in the shower?  Yes, absolutely!  Thanks.  Patrick filed for divorce eight months ago.  Of course you don’t know, you’ve been gone.  He got custody.  Yeah, I don’t do that anymore.  Same thing that always happens.  I made a wish, and it came true, and I couldn’t take it back.  Dad had a favorite spot?  Is that my skirt?  Strange how?  You’re high?” — Allison Hargreeves

“I heard a rumor.  I heard a rumor that you shot your friend in the foot.  Wouldn’t you to get hurt?  Don’t get too close!  What is that gonna do?  Uh, that’s it?  That’s all you have to say?  Dad died.  Remember?  Is mom okay?  Diego.  And there goes Ben’s statue.” — Allison Hargreeves

“Where’s Vanya?  Yeah.  Dad hated coffee.  Do you even know how to drive?  Not if you die first.” — Allison Hargreeves


Klaus Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Robert SheehanKlaus Hargreeves #4 ‘The Séance’

“Hey, you, stay strong.  I believe in you, okay?  You, not so much.  Mm.” — Klaus Hargreeves

“Where’s the cash, dad?  Where’s the cash?  Oh!  Allison!  Wow, is that you?  Hey, come here.  Long time.  Too long.  Hey, I was hoping to see you, actually, because I wanted to get your autograph.  Add it to my collection!  No, no.  No, no, no, no.  No.  I’m done with all that.  I just came down here to prove to myself that the old man was really gone.  And he is!  He’s dead.  Yeah!  You know how I know?  Because if he were alive, none of us would be allowed to set foot in this room.  He was always in here, our whole childhood, plotting his next torment, right?  Remember how he used to look at us?  That scowl?  Thank Christ he’s not our real father so we couldn’t inherit those cold, dead eyes!  Number Three!  Oh, wow, Luther!  Wow, you really, uh… you really filled out over the years, huh?  Save the lecture.  I was already leaving.  You guys can talk amongst yourselves.  Ex-squeeze me?  All right.  All right.  It’s just an advance on our inheritance!  That’s all it is.  No need to get your little panties in a bunch.  Ah.” — Klaus Hargreeves

“Will there be refreshments?  Tea?  Scones?  Cucumber sandwiches are always a winner.  What?  Oh, yeah, this.  I found it in your room.  It’s a little dated, I know, but it’s very breathey on the bits.  Oh, quelle surprise!  I can’t just call dad in the afterlife and be like, ‘dad, could you just… stop playing tennis with Hitler for a moment and take a quick call.’  I’m not in the right… frame of mind.  Yeah!  Yeah!  I mean, how are you not, listening to this nonsense?  Where are you going with this?  You do?  You’re crazy, man.  You’re crazy.  Crazy.  Sorry, I’m just gonna go murder mom.  Be right back.  Be right back.” — Klaus Hargreeves

“Listen up, old man.  You know, if I was murdered, and if one of my sons– adopted sons– happened to be able to commune with the dead, I might think about, I don’t know, I don’t know… manifesting!  Do the whole big angry ghost lecture!  Tell everyone who done it, and find eternal peace.  Eternal peace is probably overrated.  Come on now, Reggie.  Any time now.  Please.  Just need to sober up!  Clear thoughts.  Come on!  Come on, chop-chop!  You always were a stubborn bastard!  I don’t know about you, but I need a drink.  Oh!” — Klaus Hargreeves

“Oh.  Three?  Okay!  Oh!  Daddy?  Out of the way!  I don’t know.  Do you have a better idea?  I vote for running, c’mon!  Does anyone else see little Number Five, or is that just me?  It’s been a lot longer than that.  Called it.  Oh, well, danke!  Hit him!  Hit him!  Oh… I bet you’re loving this.  Hmm?  The team at its best.  It’s just like old times.  Best funeral ever.” — Klaus Hargreeves

“Oh, she’s gone.  Well, he hated children, too, and he had plenty of us.  Where are you going?  I feel like we should try and stop him, but then again, I also just kinda want to see what happens.  Are– are we leaving?  Oh, fabulous!  I’ll get my things.  Hey!  Diego.  You know, every time I close my eyes, I see a diarrhetic hippo about to shit on my face.  It’s terrifying!  No.  No!” — Klaus Hargreeves

“Yoo-hoo, Diego!  I hate to rush you through any kind of brooding moment you might be having, but come on, man, we’re starving!  I’m craving… eggs.  No!  Wait, it’s too late for eggs.  Waffles.  Huh?  You like waffles, right?  Ah.  Of course you do.  Everyone likes waffles.  Diego, thank you for joining us, we have decided on, drum roll, waffles.  What, breaking bones and cracking skulls?  Well, I guess it’s frozen waffles again.  Yeah, I could do eggs and bacon, but I’m trying to cut down on my pig products.” — Klaus Hargreeves


Reginald Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Colm FeoreSir Reginald Hargreeves ‘The Monocle’

“Extraordinary!  How much do you want for it?  We’ve been through this before, Number Seven.  I’m afraid there’s just nothing special about you.  Our world is changing.  Has changed.  There are some among us gifted with abilities far beyond the ordinary.  I have adopted six such children.  I give you the inaugural class of the Umbrella Academy.  They were suitably compensated.  Of course.  As I am for the fate of the world.” — Reginald Hargreeves

“Nietzsche once said, ‘man is as a rope stretched between the animal and the superhuman.  A rope over an abyss.  It is a dangerous crossing, a dangerous looking-back, a dangerous trembling and halting.’  As much as you must strive for individual greatness, and strive you must, for it won’t come to you of it’s own accord… you must also remember that there is no individual stronger than the collective.  He adapted.  The ties that bind you together make you stronger than you are alone.  They will make you impervious to the pain and hardship the world will thrust upon you.  And believe me when I tell you, life will be hard.  It will be painful.  We can accomplish anything when we accept responsibility together.  This is what creates trust.  Together, you will stand against the reign of evil.” — Reginald Hargreeves


Pogo Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Adam GodleyPogo Hargreeves

“Welcome home, Ms. Vanya.  So good to see you.  Ah, yes, your autobiography.  Hmm… not that I’m aware of.  It’s been 16 years, four months, and 14 days.  Your father insisted I keep track.  Oh, I remember your snacks.  I’m pretty sure I stepped in half those peanut butter and marshmallow sandwiches.  Your father always believed that Number Five was still out there somewhere.  He never lost hope.” — Pogo Hargreeves

“Whenever you’re ready, dear boy.  Does anyone wish to speak?  Very well.  In all regards, Sir Reginald Hargreeves made me what I am today.  For that alone, I shall forever be in his debt.  He was my master… and my friend, and I shall miss him very much.  He leaves behind a complicated legacy– boys, stop this at once!” — Pogo Hargreeves

“This is your home and always will be.  Should I get you a taxi?  Uh… I hope you know your father loved you very much.  In his own way.  You as well, Miss Vanya.” — Pogo Hargreeves


Grace Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Jordan Claire RobbinsGrace Hargreeves

“The children are ready for bed, sir.  They wanted to say goodnight.  Okay!  Time for bed now, kids.  Come along now.  Come along now.  Come along now, Allison, your father’s busy.” — Grace Hargreeves

“Did something happen?  Oh.  Yes, of course.  Would anyone like something to eat?  Oh, okay.” — Grace Hargreeves

Number Five #5 ‘The Boy’

“Ooh!  That’s one badass stapler!  Shit.  What’s the date?  The exact date.  Of what?  Good.  The future.  It’s shit, by the way.  I should’ve listened to the old man.  You know, jumping through space is one thing, jumping through time is a toss of the dice.  Nice dress.  In the end, I had to project my consciousness forward into a suspended quantum state version of myself that exists across every possible instance of time.  Well, it would if you were smarter.  Forty-five years.  Give or take.  No, that my consciousness is 58.  Apparently, my body is now 13 again.  Delores kept saying the equations were off.  Eh.  Bet she’s laughing now.  Hmm.  Guess I missed the funeral.  What part of the future do you not understand?  Heart failure, huh?  Hmm.  Nice to see nothing’s changed.  What else is there to say?  The circle of life.  Ah, shit.  Nice to know dad didn’t forget me.  Read your book, by the way.  Found it in a library, that was still standing.  I thought it was pretty good, all things considered.  Yeah, definitely ballsy, giving up the family secrets.  Sure that went over well.  Oh, there are worse things that can happen.  Was it bad?” — Number Five

“We don’t have time for this.  That’s unfortunate.  An entire square block.  Forty-two bedrooms, 19 bathrooms, but no, not a single drop of coffee.  I’m taking the car.  To get a decent cup of coffee.  I know how to do everything.” — Number Five

“The kid wants coffee.  Black.  Dont’ remember this place being such a shithole.  I used to come here as a kid.  Used to sneak out with my brothers and sisters and eat doughnuts till we puked.  Simpler times, huh?  Thanks.  You must know your way around the city.  Good.  I need an address.  Hmm.  That was fast.  I thought I’d have more time before they found me.  I’ve got nothing to say.  Well, I wouldn’t worry about that.  You won’t be going home.  Hey, assholes!” — Number Five

“You should have locks on your windows.  Rapists can climb.  It’s nothing.  I’ve decided you’re the only one I can trust.  Because you’re ordinary.  Because you’ll listen.  When I jumped forward and got stuck in the future, do you know what I found?  Nothing.  Absolutely nothing.  As far as I could tell, I was the last person left alive.  I never figured out what killed the human race, but… I did find something else.  The date it happens.  The world ends in eight days, and I have no idea how to stop it.” — Number Five

Ben Hargreeves, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Justin H. MinBen Hargreeves #6 ‘The Horror’

“Do we really have to do this?  I didn’t sign up for this.  Can we go home now?”

Hazel and Cha-Cha


Agnes, The Umbrella Academy, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment, Sheila McCarthyAgnes

“Sorry, sink was clogged.  So, what’ll it be?  Mm-hmm.  Sure.  Can I get the kid a glass of milk or something?  Cute kid.  Okay.  Here.”

Griddy’s Doughnuts customer

“Uh, give me a chocolate éclair.  Eh.  I suppose.  I got this.  I hope so.  I’ve been driving it for 20 years.”

The Commission hitman

“Okay.  So let’s all be professional about this, yeah?  On your feet and come with us.  They want to talk.  It doesn’t have to go this way.  You think I want to shoot a kid?  Go home with that on my conscience?”

The City Dispatch

“Gunshots reported on the 400 block of Milton Avenue, Griddy’s Doughnuts.”

Narrator

“On the 12th hour of the first day of October 1989, 43 women around the world gave birth.  This was unusual only in the fact that none of these women had been pregnant when the day first began.  Sir Reginald Hargreeves, eccentric billionaire and adventurer, resolved to locate and adopt as many of the children as possible.”

Hospital attendant

“We’ll see you soon, Klaus.  Stay sober.”

Thief

“Show me where your safe is, or your family’s dead!  Where’d the safe?”

Thief #2

“Who is this guy?”

Man

“Just leave us alone!”

News Reporter

“Moments ago, the police reported the death of the most eccentric and reclusive billionaire.”

News Reporter 2

“In five, four, three, two… this is Jim Hallerman, reporting live for Channel 2 News outside of the Capital West bank at Main and Sixth.  A group of heavily armed men stormed the bank not three hours ago and took an unknown number of hostages.  We just heard shots from inside the bank.  It’s uncertain if any hostages have been harmed in that.  There’s some movement on the roof.  Possibly law enforcement.  Looks like one of the armed robbers has been thrown from the bank.  I’ve been in many hostage situations, like this, and it can escalate very quickly.  Although there’s been no activity for a few minutes, we’re gonna stay live on location to make sure we don’t miss anything in this hostage situation at the Capital West bank.  Now we see the hostages.  They– they’re free.  They’re scared, clearly, but they do seem to be unharmed.  People are coming out now.  It’s not the armed robbers.  These are young schoolchildren in uniforms with masks on.  Jim Hellerman, Channel 2 News.”

News Reporter 3

“Mr. Hargreeves!  Mr. Hargreeves.  Channel 9 News.  What happened to their parents?”

News Reporter 4

“Are you concerned about the welfare of the children?”

Civilian 1

“How did you get in the bank?”

Civilian 2

“What happened inside.”

Bank Robber 1

“Hey, get them behind the counter!  Now you’ve put me in a position where I gotta do something I don’t want to do.  Hmm?  Shit!  Hey, get back with the others.  What?  What did you say?  Get back, you freaks.  Get back now!  Or what?”

Bank Robber 2

“Hey, dude.  What the hell?”

Swat Team 1

“Lower your weapon!”

Rando Civilian

“Up there!”

Photographer

“Allison!  Have you heard the news?  When was the last time you saw your father?”

Photographer #2

“Have you heard from your brothers?  Allison, will you wear Valentino to the funeral?”



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Super Hero

HBO original drama Watchmen drops its second episode tonight October 27, 2019.

#WatchmenHBO is based on literature of the same name.

rottentomatoes: 95%

metacritic: 85

imdb: 6.8


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