The BEST episodes of The Umbrella Academy

Every episode of The Umbrella Academy ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Umbrella Academy!

Reunited by their father's death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets—and a looming threat to humanity.

Last Updated: 4/10/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Continuing
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The End of Something
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8.29
1867 votes

#1 - The End of Something

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/31/2020

Reeling from the events at Dealey Plaza, the siblings head to the farm to help save Harlan—only to find themselves drawn into a deadly showdown.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
Watch Now:Amazon
The White Violin
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8.26
2644 votes

#2 - The White Violin

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/15/2019

As a lifetime of secrets and resentment bring the Umbrella Academy crashing down, the Hargreeves siblings realize the worst is still to come.

Directors: Peter Hoar
Watch Now:Amazon
743
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8.09
1779 votes

#3 - 743

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/31/2020

The Fives plot against each other. One of the siblings makes a big sacrifice to help Vanya. Lila learns the truth about her parents.

Directors: Amanda Marsalis
Watch Now:Amazon
Changes
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7.97
2516 votes

#4 - Changes

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/15/2019

Vanya veers between shock and despair as she makes a string of unsettling discoveries. A serendipitous development leaves Five at loose ends.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
Watch Now:Amazon
The Seven Stages
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7.97
1797 votes

#5 - The Seven Stages

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/31/2020

A desperate Five concocts a risky plan to intercept another version of himself. The FBI tortures Vanya. Diego discovers what causes the apocalypse.

Directors: Amanda Marsalis
Watch Now:Amazon
I Heard a Rumor
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7.94
2540 votes

#6 - I Heard a Rumor

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/15/2019

Vanya practices controlling her new abilities. Allison tags along with a local cop to find out what happened outside the restaurant.

Directors: Jeremy Webb
Number Five
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7.87
2693 votes

#7 - Number Five

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/15/2019

Five lets Luther in on his secret. Klaus returns from a harrowing trip through time. Vanya begins to feel different without her meds.

Directors: Ellen Kuras
Watch Now:Amazon
The Day That Wasn't
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7.87
2623 votes

#8 - The Day That Wasn't

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/15/2019

Sparks fly when Vanya finds her siblings holding an emergency family meeting without her. Five starts his new job at HQ. Cha-Cha faces a dilemma.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
Watch Now:Amazon
Öga for Öga
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7.87
1809 votes

#9 - Öga for Öga

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/31/2020

Five travels to 1982 to carry out his new mission. The siblings face a flurry of difficult decisions. Carl issues a warning to Vanya.

Directors: Ellen Kuras
Watch Now:Amazon
A Light Supper
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7.80
1790 votes

#10 - A Light Supper

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/31/2020

Allison gives Ray a peek at her powers. Dave visits Klaus's compound. The Handler offers Five a deal. The siblings meet their father for dinner.

Directors: Ellen Kuras
Watch Now:Amazon
Valhalla
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7.76
1824 votes

#11 - Valhalla

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/31/2020

Summoned to an emergency meeting, the siblings hatch very different plans for how to spend their last six days on Earth. Lila confronts her mother.

Directors: Tom Verica
Watch Now:Amazon
The Swedish Job
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7.74
1867 votes

#12 - The Swedish Job

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/31/2020

As the sit-in approaches, Allison reconnects with Klaus. The Swedes chase Vanya into a cornfield. Luther makes a distressing discovery.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
Watch Now:Amazon
The Frankel Footage
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7.73
1919 votes

#13 - The Frankel Footage

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/31/2020

An incident at the bar leads Luther to Vanya. Five finds an unsettling surprise in the film Hazel left behind. The cops come after Allison's husband.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
Writer: Mark Goffman
The Majestic 12
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7.72
1836 votes

#14 - The Majestic 12

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/31/2020

Allison searches frantically for Ray. Vanya contends with a crisis at the farm. Five, Diego and Lila crash a party at the Mexican Consulate.

Directors: Tom Verica
Watch Now:Amazon
Right Back Where We Started
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7.71
2060 votes

#15 - Right Back Where We Started

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/31/2020

After dropping his siblings into an alley in Dallas—in different years—Five scrambles to track them all down and stop a new doomsday threat.

Directors: Sylvain White
The Day That Was
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7.70
2546 votes

#16 - The Day That Was

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/15/2019

With a second chance at the day, the siblings team up to find the mysterious 'Harold Jenkins'. Leonard takes Vanya into the woods to test her powers.

Directors: Stephen Surjik
Watch Now:Amazon
Seven Bells
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7.70
1247 votes

#17 - Seven Bells

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/22/2022

Reginald goes all out to convince the children to sign on to his plan. Five tries to recover a drunken memory. Allison has a change of heart.

Watch Now:Amazon
Oblivion
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7.65
1301 votes

#18 - Oblivion

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/22/2022

Shaken, the family confronts the deadly mysteries of the Hotel Oblivion — and the growing suspicion that their mission is not what it seems.

Watch Now:Amazon
Man on the Moon
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7.64
2718 votes

#19 - Man on the Moon

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/15/2019

The story of Luther's transformation emerges. At the motel, Klaus puts Hazel and Cha-Cha's training to the test. Allison grows suspicious of Leonard.

Directors: Ellen Kuras
Watch Now:Amazon
Auf Wiedersehen
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7.63
1284 votes

#20 - Auf Wiedersehen

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/22/2022

In 1989, Lila digs up one of her mother's secrets. The families join forces to fight the Kugelblitz. Reginald teaches Klaus to harness his powers.

Run Boy Run
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7.60
3013 votes

#21 - Run Boy Run

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/15/2019

After sharing the story of his time travel with Vanya, Five hunts for the owner of a fake eye. But two mysterious assassins are hot on his trail.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein
Watch Now:Amazon
We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals
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7.59
3537 votes

#22 - We Only See Each Other at Weddings and Funerals

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/15/2019

Years after they rose to fame as young crime-fighting superheroes, the estranged Hargreeves siblings come together to mark their father's death.

Directors: Peter Hoar
Kugelblitz
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7.56
1287 votes

#23 - Kugelblitz

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/22/2022

Luther and Sloane hatch a plan to end the war between the families. Viktor reconnects with someone from the past. Five has an unsettling encounter.

Extra Ordinary
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7.54
2847 votes

#24 - Extra Ordinary

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/15/2019

Worried their mother is hiding something, Luther and Allison call a family meeting. Cha-Cha and Hazel catch a big break in their hunt for Five.

Directors: Andrew Bernstein
Kindest Cut
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7.52
1260 votes

#25 - Kindest Cut

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/22/2022

Klaus's relationship with death proves more complicated than anyone knew. Viktor finally learns what happened to the Umbrellas' mothers.