Warning: There are major spoilers ahead for season three of Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy."
The Hargreeves siblings returned to 2019 after stopping doomsday and soon realized things were amiss.
This season included references to the past two seasons, along with other details and nods.
Season three starts with a perfect recreation of a montage from the series premiere.
But instead of adopting the babies who would become the Umbrella Academy in October 1989, Sir Reginald Hargreeves selects a different group of newborns and raises them as the Sparrow Academy.
In contrast, the season three version uses a song with a more upbeat tone and the coloring of the montage has a warmer tone.
They may be in a new timeline, but Luther Hargreeves is still doing the same crab dance move.
In the season one premiere, Luther turned on his record player at the Umbrella Academy and everyone began dancing separately in different rooms to "I Think We're Alone Now" by Tiffany.
In the season three premiere, another musical scene occurs, but it's part of a fantasy scene that ensues after Sparrow Academy member Jayme shoots Diego with a hallucinogenic venom. In the musical number, the Umbrellas and Sparrows face off in a dance battle set to Kenny Loggins' "Footloose."
In episode three, Luther sips water from a tumbler with the Sparrow Academy logo on it.
This is a subtle callback to the previous episode, in which the Sparrows held Luther hostage amid the disappearance of their own leader, Marcus.
Before the Sparrows let him go, Alphonso gave Luther a Sparrow tote bag filled with goodies.
The scene in which Reginald unintentionally slips out the word "oblivion" is an homage to the 1941 film "Citizen Kane."
Klaus is eating ice cream and watching TV while Reginald is resting in episode three. In his sleep, Reginald mutters the word "oblivion" and drops the remote to the ground.
Reginald's actions and the way the scene is filmed mirror one of the most famous moments from Orson Welles' hit movie.
At the start of "Citizen Kane," a wealthy man named Charles Foster Kane whispered the word "rosebud," dropped a snow globe that he was holding, and died. Following his death, a reporter was tasked with digging into the mystery of "rosebud" and its significance.
"Oblivion" has a similar function in season three of "The Umbrella Academy." By the finale, fans learn that Reginald manipulated the Umbrellas and Sparrows to carry out Project Oblivion.
Klaus' love for menudo continues.
During a trip to the afterlife in episode five, Klaus meets his birth mom and eats a bowl of menudo while talking to her at the beach.
Menudo, which is a stew, is apparently one of Klaus' favorite dishes.
He previously spoke about it during season two, episode four while talking to Allison, who was frantic after her husband, Ray, witnessed her using her powers.
"First thing we're going to need is coffee, vitamin B12, oh, and a piping hot bowl of Menudo and then we're gonna sort all of this stuff out," Klaus assured her.
He mentioned menudo again when Allison left the house to find Ray.
In a callback to season two, Viktor reminds Five that he once told her that no one is insignificant.
In season three, episode five, the Hargreeves try to figure out how to solve the Kugelblitz issue. Five reasons that Harlan is "insignificant" compared to the potential losses that could occur. In response, Viktor says, "You told me once that no one is insignificant."
This is a reference to season two, episode seven, in which Viktor told Five that he didn't want to leave Sissy and Harlan behind. Five insisted that they couldn't be removed from their timeline because it could have consequences.
"A mom and her 8-year-old son are not gonna screw up the timeline, Five!" Viktor said. "They're insignificant."
In response, Five said: "No one is insignificant."
In episode six, Five tells Pogo that he met him as a baby chimp in 1963.
In the season three timeline, Pogo is fired as the Sparrow Academy butler and assistant to Reginald. When Five tracks him down, Pogo is now a tattoo artist with no recollection of who he is.
Five tells him of their previous encounter, then pulls down the collar of his shirt, saying: "I don't know if you remember, but I have a scar to prove it."
This is a nod to season two, episode two. In the episode, Five went looking for Reginald in Dallas, Texas in 1963. Instead, he encountered baby Pogo. The young animal scratched his neck and then escaped by jumping through a glass window.
Ben's room at the Sparrow Academy has multiple drawings of a woman named Jennifer.
You can see the pictures when Viktor goes into the room after a fight with Allison in episode seven.
Fans still don't know who Jennifer is or what happened, but her name comes up in season three.
In episode six, Luther spoke about the Umbrella Academy's version of Ben. When he mentions Ben's death, he refers to it as "the Jennifer incident," but doesn't elaborate on the details.
Then in episode seven, while on a road trip with Reginald, Klaus explains why the Umbrella Academy dynamic is so different and strained in comparison to the Sparrows.
Klaus mentions that "Ben died during the Jennifer incident" and continues to rattle off all the ways Reginald wronged the kids.
Five grabbing an ax to defeat the Guardian in the finale is reminiscent of his season two assassination of the Commission board members.
Five helps Ben and Sloane defeat one of the Guardians using an ax that was mounted on a wall of Hotel Oblivion.
In season two, episode seven, Five time-traveled to Wisconsin in 1982 to murder the board members. He ended up using an ax to carry out the job.
This was part of a deal he made with the Handler, in which he killed those people so she could take over as the leader, and in exchange, she'd get him and his siblings back to 2019.
One of the last scenes of the season three finale parallels an early scene from season one.
Season one began with Viktor passing by a TV in a store one evening and seeing a report on the news about the death of Reginald. Saddened, he stood with his mouth agape and said, "Dad..."
At the end of season three, after being betrayed by Reginald yet again, Viktor and the rest of the remaining characters land in a reset timeline. They find themselves standing inside Obsidian Memorial Park, which was donated by Reginald on October 1, 1989 (their birthday). In the center, there's a bust of Reginald.
All the characters split off to go on separate paths, leaving Viktor as the last one in the park. He looks at the statue and calls Reginald an asshole before walking away.
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