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In The Umbrella Academy TV series, why doesn't Number 5 have a name?

While Number 5 did leave home at a younger age than his siblings, he was old enough that he should already have been given a name by Grace, his animatronic mother, like the other six Hargreeves ...
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In the Netflix Umbrella Academy S2, why does "adult Five" know Luther's name?

I have always assumed that Five doesn't have another name because he jumped into the apocalyptic future before robot mom gave the other kids names (One = Luther, Two = Diego, etc). But in S2 of the ...
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Umbrella academy reading order

What is the suggested reading order for the comic books of Umbrella academy? I found the Hazel and ChaCha save christmas on a good deal and bought it before even receiving the Apocalypse Suite series. ...
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Does time travel heal wounds?

At the end of season two, This kinda flies in the face of what happens near the end of season one, beginning of season two though, What's going on here?
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Explaining the power inconsistencies in season 2 of "The Umbrella Academy"

In the last episode of season 2, Luther However, in the first episode, in the fight just before the apocalypse, he is seen taking a tank grenade directly in the back and is completely unharmed. Is ...
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Why didn't Five seem to age when he time traveled forward?

In the first episode of Umbrella Academy('We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals'),Five comes back from the future using a 'temporal anomaly'. In the process,it is shown that he is aged ...
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Why didn't the Commission order Hazel and Cha-Cha to protect Vanya at the very beginning?

At the beginning of the Umbrella Academy, time-traveling assassins Hazel and Cha-Cha were given orders to eliminate Five, in order to ensure that the Apocalypse would happen. But the actual cause of ...
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How did the events of the flashback concerning how Reginald Hargreeves' came into possession of what would be Vanya's Violin change history?

In one of the final episodes of The Umbrella Academy we find that Vanya's violin is not something that was purchased explicitly for her. Also in this scene we see and hear, That is obviously not the ...
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Does the nature of the Apocalypse in The Umbrella Academy change from the first to the last episode?

While it's reasonably clear that is the root cause of the Apocalypse in both the timeline where Five lived after the event and the timeline where he came back to try to stop it, are the mechanics of ...
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Have the writers of The Umbrella Academy discussed if they have been influenced by these 2 story lines?

I have just finished watching The Umbrella Academy and while I loved it and thought it was brilliant 2 aspects of the story seemed to be very similar to 2 different sources. First the obvious one, ...
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In The Umbrella Academy who does Number 5 owe a debt to?

In The Umbrella Academy in the episode "The Day That Wasn't" number five says: I do owe a debt, but not to you. Is it specified in the comics who he was referring to?
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