‘The Umbrella Academy’: Will This Character’s Death Cause Big Problems for the Hargreeves in Season 3?

by Jeremy Spirogis

Season 2 of The Umbrella Academy was a violent one. Many characters have been killed off all through the season, however there was one loss of life that might make for a world of bother for the Hargreeves. While a 3rd season has but to be confirmed by Netflix, followers are nonetheless interested by what this loss of life from season 2 might imply for the Hargreeves siblings sooner or later.

[Spoiler Alert: Spoilers for season 2 of The Umbrella Academy forward.]


Season 2 launched a number of new timelines 

The Hargreeves siblings aren’t any strangers to time journey. Their brother, Number Five (Aidan Gallagher) can manipulate house and time, which allowed all of them to finish up again someplace within the 1960s in season 2. 

While every sibling was busy exploring their timeline between 1960 and 1963, all of them find yourself again collectively and compelled to cease a brand new apocalypse, which had been moved up from the earlier finish of the world in 2019. 

At the tip of the season, the Hargreeves entered into but one other timeline — one the place Sir Reginald (Colm Feore) was nonetheless alive, and the Umbrella Academy didn’t exist. Instead, he ran the Sparrow Academy, at which Ben Hargreeves (Justin H. Min) gave the impression to be the lead. 

The Commission was chargeable for preserving the timeline 

The Commission — known as the Temps Aeternalis within the supply materials for the present — is the overarching villain in The Umbrella Academy. But that’s as a result of the Handler (Kate Walsh) was within the driver’s seat.

The Handler was behind all the pieces evil that The Commission ordered. But as Screen Rant identified, her villainy had nothing to do with The Commission’s actual function: to protect the timeline. 

Yes, that concerned ordering assassinations, however general, The Commission’s essential aim was at all times to protect historical past.

The Commission ceased to exist on the finish of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 2 

In the season 2 finale, Vanya (Ellen Page) primarily wiped The Commission’s existence from the planet together with her powers. Later, the Handler was killed by one of many Swedes, who realized his brothers’ deaths have been on her arms. 

That left Herb (Ken Hall) and Dot (Patrice Goodman) in control of The Commission — however how a lot of The Commission’s brokers have been left? Hundreds have been worn out within the last episode. And Five had destroyed the board of administrators earlier within the season, following the Handler’s direct orders.

With the Handler gone and Herb’s light hand in control of The Commission, what does that imply for the potential timeline in season 3? 

The Commission is useless — now what? 

With The Commission gone, followers are questioning what that might imply for a brand new season of The Umbrella Academy. Will the Sparrow Academy change into the brand new villains? Will Herb and the reformed Commission change into an ally to the Hargreeves siblings?

What’s extra, what sort of chaos will the timeline be in? Herb broke an enormous rule in letting the Hargreeves siblings return to 2019 — they arrive into direct contact with their presumed doppelgangers. What type of issues will these paradoxes create for them?

With the existence of the Sparrow Academy comes the likelihood for different timeline adjustments. After all, the missions that The Commission’s brokers have been going to be tasked with from 1963 on ceased to be accomplished. How will these alterations to historical past influence the Hargreeves? Fans should wait to seek out out. 

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