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Recap / Doom Patrol (2019)

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Recap page for DC Universe's / HBO Max's Doom Patrol (2019).

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    Season 1

  1. "Pilot" (February 15, 2019): The team — tired of being stuck in Doom Manor — decides to visit the local town while The Chief is away; the seemingly harmless field trip leads to some grave consequences, including an encounter with the mysterious and powerful Mr. Nobody.
  2. "Donkey Patrol" (February 22, 2019): Following Mr. Nobody's capture of Niles Caulder and the destruction of Cloverton, Ohio, the Doom Patrol (with the help of famous superhero Cyborg) investigates the mysterious albino donkey, and discovers it's a door to another universe, where Mr. Nobody is in control.
  3. "Puppet Patrol" (March 1, 2019): Following the only lead in the search for Niles Caulder, the Doom Patrol sets out for Paraguay and discovers Dr. Von Fuchs, the Nazi doctor who transformed Eric Morden into Mr. Nobody, and learns the connection between Niles and the two villains.
  4. "Cult Patrol" (March 8, 2019): As the team recovers from the fight at Fuchtopia, Willoughby Kipling, an old friend of Niles', unexpectedly conscripts the Doom Patrol into helping him avert the end of the world by stopping a cult.
  5. "Paw Patrol" (March 15, 2019): With the apocalypse in full swing, the Doom Patrol must work with an unlikely ally to stop the end of the world.
  6. "Doom Patrol Patrol" (March 22, 2019): Following a clue left by Mr. Nobody, Jane, Larry and Rita visit a school where Niles' previous team of heroes — the original Doom Patrol — has retired; Cliff and Vic tenuously bond over their mutual "father issues."
  7. "Therapy Patrol" (March 29, 2019): After a violent outburst from Cliff, the team engages in some self-led group therapy — leading to some growth within the group as the members grow closer.
  8. "Danny Patrol" (April 5, 2019): Danny, a sentient, gender-queer, teleporting street who is being hunted by secret government agency the Bureau of Normalcy, needs help from Niles — but he gets Vic and Larry instead; Cliff and Rita track down Karen, one of Jane's personalities.
  9. "Jane Patrol" (April 12, 2019): As a result of the team's previous group therapy session, Jane retreats to the Underground, a treacherous place deep within her own mindspace; there, she encounters the various facets of her many personas and journeys to discover traumas of her past.
  10. "Hair Patrol" (April 19, 2019): Vic and Rita find the mansion infiltrated by Ernest Franklin, a dangerous man called the Beard Hunter, who has been activated by the Bureau of Normalcy to find Niles Caulder; the tragic love story that started Niles on the path toward the man he is.
  11. "Frances Patrol" (April 26, 2019): While Larry pays a visit to his lost love, John — both in real life and in the Dreamscape — Cliff travels with Rita down to Gator Country to reconnect with his daughter after 30 years; Jane and Vic pursue the "Hero of the Beach."
  12. "Cyborg Patrol" (May 3, 2019): With Vic captured by the Bureau of Normalcy and held at the Ant Farm, his father, Silas Stone, hatches a plan to break him out with the rest of the Doom Patrol.
  13. "Flex Patrol" (May 10, 2019): After escaping the Ant Farm with Flex Mentallo, the Doom Patrol tries to restore his memory and abilities in order to find the Chief; Rita confronts her doubts with the help of a stranger, and Larry realizes how tied he is to the Negative Spirit.
  14. "Penultimate Patrol" (May 17, 2019): The Doom Patrol finally lands on the threshold of rescuing the Chief from the clutches of Mr. Nobody; with help from Flex Mentallo and Danny the Street, the group enters the White Space, where Mr. Nobody offers a chance to start again.
  15. "Ezekiel Patrol" (May 24, 2019): In the wake of the Chief's revelation, the members of the Doom Patrol go their separate ways; when Mr. Nobody hatches a new plan, the team must reunite to help the Chief with a new, unexpected — and weird — threat to the world.

    Season 2

  1. "Fun Size Patrol" (June 25, 2020): As Larry tends to a miniaturized Doom Patrol, Jane and Cliff learn about the enigma that is Dorothy. Meanwhile, Rita seeks Vic's help in maximizing her abilities and Niles makes a huge sacrifice in an effort to enlarge his shrunken "friends."
  2. "Tyme Patrol" (June 25, 2020): In an effort to extend Chief's life, Rita, Jane, and Cliff enter the realm of the Terrible Dr. Tyme. In Detroit, Vic attends a PTSD therapy group meeting and bonds with military veteran Roni Evans. Larry visits his son's funeral and reconnects with his remaining family.
  3. "Pain Patrol" (June 25, 2020): In the wake of a terrifying omen, Niles and Rita enter the interdimensional palace of the infamous Red Jack, who feeds on pain and has taken Larry prisoner. Jane is called to The Underground to receive an ultimatum, while her physical body travels to Florida with Cliff, who's eager to prove he's a good father. Back at the manor, Dorothy's game of hide and seek ends badly.
  4. "Sex Patrol" (July 2, 2020): When the Dannyzens throw a massive party at Doom Manor to resuscitate Danny the Brick, Dorothy longs to join the festivities and experience life as a grown-up. As the party rages on, Rita asks Flex Mentallo to help unleash her full potential, which has some dangerously racy consequences.
  5. "Finger Patrol" (July 9, 2020): Dorothy finds a friend in Baby Doll, while Vic looks to win Roni back. With Rita’s help, Larry finally tries to break the ice with his family.
  6. "Space Patrol" (July 16, 2020): Larry is tasked with handling Niles' old research team when the ageless astronauts return from space. As Niles and Cliff set out to find a missing Dorothy, a funeral in The Underground occupies Jane's mind. Meanwhile, Vic discovers a curious connection between Roni and S.T.A.R. Labs, and Rita finds that her role in an upcoming community theater production hits too close to home.
  7. "Dumb Patrol" (July 23, 2020): Miranda helps protect the Doom Patrol from some truly terrible ideas after a mysterious package arrives at Doom Manor. Rita's visit to the Cloverton beekeeper leads her to confront her lingering mommy issues. While on his way back to the manor, Cliff ends up stuck on the side of the road – literally. Niles heads north to find Dorothy's mother.
  8. "Dad Patrol" (July 30, 2020): Determined to prove her worth in The Underground, Jane brings Larry to rural Arkansas to help her retrieve an invaluable item. Meanwhile, Niles organizes a special day for Dorothy, who hides a personal development from her declining father. And Cliff gives father/daughter bonding with Clara his best shot, while Rita embraces her superhero status as "The Beekeeper" and Vic is forced to confront the real Roni.
  9. "Wax Patrol" (August 6, 2020): Before they can save the world from The Candlemaker, the Doom Patrol must first confront their childhood imaginary friends. Meanwhile, Jane reflects on the first time that Miranda became primary, and Dorothy must make a fateful choice.

    Season 3

  1. "Possibilities Patrol" (September 23, 2021): With the Chief now dead, the residents of Doom Manor must figure out the next steps in their personal journeys.
  2. "Vacay Patrol" (September 23, 2021): Rita, Jane, Cliff and Vic go on a vacation, where they run into an old enemy of the Chief who's a bit out of the loop.
  3. "Dead Patrol" (September 23, 2021): Larry and Dorothy summon the Dead Boys Detective Agency to help them retrieve their friends from the afterlife.
  4. "Undead Patrol" (September 30, 2021): The Doom Patrol is joined by an amnesiac who's looking for Nile Caulder but can't remember why. Meanwhile, they discover that their recent resurrections have some disturbing side-effects.
  5. "Dada Patrol" (October 7, 2021): In the hopes of convincing Laura De Mille to go away, the team agrees to do reconnaissance on the Sisterhood of Dada. Meanwhile, Rita and Laura attempt to repair the time machine.
  6. "1917 Patrol" (October 14, 2021): Rita travels back in time to 1917, and learns about the history of Laura De Mille and the Sisterhood of Dada.
  7. "Bird Patrol" (October 21, 2021): The Sisterhood of Dada put their plan into motion, and the Doom Patrol is betrayed from within.
  8. "Subconscious Patrol" (October 28, 2021): The Doom Patrol are trapped within their most shameful memories.
  9. "Evil Patrol" (November 4, 2021): With her cover now blown, Laura De Mille attempts to reconnect with the Brotherhood of Evil. The Doom Patrol tries to stop her, but are still suffering from the consequences of the Eternal Flagellation.
  10. "Amends Patrol" (November 11, 2021): The Doom Patrol tries to regroup, again. Meanwhile, Laura De Mille starts reconsidering her career trajectory.

    Season 4