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The Umbrella Academy

In the last episode of The Bad Take I was lamenting the lack of superheroes outside the Marvel mould in pop culture. I was simply not looking hard enough.

In the last episode of The Bad Take I was lamenting the lack* of superheroes outside the Marvel mould in pop culture, so Umbrella Academy was a treat. It was a little slow at first, but once things started happening, it became a fun story.

The “hero running from his/her past” cliche is everywhere at this point, but I didn’t mind it in this show. Also, the dormant world-ending megapower kid was predictable. Still a fun story.

This show also had the perfectest OST. It was so good I had to make a playlist of all the songs.

Also, the comic this show is based on, was written by Gerard Way, the frontman of My Chemical Romance (who just announced a reunion, by the way. Yay!)

*I was simply not looking hard enough

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