The Umbrella Academy Season 3 Will Take a Darker and Adult Turn, Here’s What The Ratings Suggest

The Umbrella Academy Season 3 Will Take a Darker and Adult Turn, Here’s What The Ratings Suggest

Any superhero show talk cannot be devoid of The Umbrella Academy now. A lively contrast to bleak superhero tales; It has indeed touched millions of admirers. Young or adults, we were always excited to see the Hargreeve siblings fight their demons. With season 3 nearing; we cannot help but dress as the crows and be ready for any challenge to come. But there’s a red flag for the kids. The Umbrella Academy season 3 might not be for kids below 17.

For those who aren’t aware, The Umbrella Academy exposes us to a world of would-be superheroes, time-traveling assassins, and deep dark familial dysfunction juxtaposed against the looming deadline of an imminent apocalypse. And while the series was child-friendly till season 2; There’s a significant change in The Umbrella Academy’s rating ahead of Season 3. It hints that subsequent episodes of the Netflix series will contain more mature content. Let’s see why there’s a sudden change in the ratings.

The Umbrella Academy season 3 will be darker than it appears to be

While seasons 1 and 2 of this superhero show fall under the category of TV-14, Netflix tacitly upgrades season 3 to TV-MA. According to Netflix’s rating system, TV-14 shows may not be suitable for children aged 14 and under. Similarly, TV-MA shows are intended for mature audiences and may not be acceptable for children aged 17 and under.

Notably, shows that fall under TV-MA has more mature content. There’s sex nudity, violence, drug consumption, and more in these Netflix dramas. IMDb’s parents’ guide to The Umbrella Academy ostensibly lists series as mild to moderate. Some users believe that while the use of sex and nudity is mild in the series; It moderately used gore and drug intake. Given the show’s new official rating, it’s reasonable to assume that some of these assessments will change when Season 3 releases.

Allison star Emmy Raver-Lampman hinted in February that the upcoming season may stray even more from Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s original comic story. “We’re running adjacent to the graphic novels, but I don’t think [creator] Steve [Blackman] is beholden at all to the graphic novels,” she said. “I think there will always be a connection there, but the further we get into The Umbrella Academy, the TV show, I think it’s finding its own way … This third season, we’re really, really doing our own thing, and I think the show has found some really cool plots to follow and explore.”

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The Umbrella Academy Season 3 will premiere on Netflix on June 22 with all 10 episodes, beginning with “Meet the Family.” Do let us know in the comment section below, how excited you are to watch the upcoming season.

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