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Spoilers forward for the Season 2 finale of Doom Patrol.
Doom Patrol provided a plethora of zany subplots all through its sophomore season — together with scant-infested work, the Intercourse Males, and a time touring villain with a clock for a head — however the Season 2 finale was fairly presumably the darkest a TV present has gotten. The DC Universe and HBO Max present left off on a less-than-hopeful cliffhanger that had the Doom Patrol caught in yet one more sophisticated, probably world-ending state of affairs.
The Season 2 finale of Doom Patrol noticed everybody going through off with their imaginary buddies (that was Jesus for Cliff) and making an attempt to defeat the terrifying Candlemaker. Suffice it to say, it didn’t finish nicely for anybody concerned, with the workforce changed into wax and Jane thrown right into a dire state of affairs after confronting Miranda within the Underground. With a lot occurring, listed below are six questions we now have after the Season 2 finale.
The place Did Dorothy Actually Go When She Left With The Candlemaker?
The Candlemaker has been a looming risk since Dorothy’s introduction in Season 2. We know Dorothy has the power to manifest imaginary buddies, however the Candlemaker is essentially the most harmful of all. All it takes is for Dorothy to make only one want and the Candlemaker unleashes rage, loss of life, and chaos.
The Season 2 finale noticed Dorothy going off with the Candlemaker, disappearing right into a stoking fireplace. My greatest guess is that Dorothy went with him to cease his mindless violence, although the place that is likely to be is a thriller. That stated, it is attainable Dorothy vanished to a spirit world of some kind. Earlier than leaving, Dorothy placed on her mom’s moccasin boots, so it is also that she went again to the place she was born.
Is Miranda Really A Manifestation Of Kay’s Father?
Over the course of Doom Patrol Season 2, we realized that Miranda was the persona main the Underground earlier than Jane took over. Miranda was thought to have died within the Underground’s nicely, however she confirmed again up seeking to transfer ahead as an alternative of residing up to now. She additionally needed to make amends with Dorothy after Candlemaker killed two of the 64 personalities.
Nonetheless, the Season 2 finale revealed that the actual Miranda had died within the nicely and was changed by somebody with questionable intentions. There’s undoubtedly an implication that “Miranda” could also be a manifestation of the younger lady’s abusive father. Contemplating how central the nicely has been and the way a lot it scares Kay, there’s an opportunity that “Miranda” is drawing upon the unhealthy reminiscences and has manifested into the individual Kay fears essentially the most, rising stronger the extra personalities are thrown within the nicely.
Will Cyborg Cease Avoiding His PTSD?
Cyborg went by means of one hell of an ordeal in Doom Patrol Season 1, nearly beating his father to loss of life after being affected by Mr. No person. He additionally realized that his father, Silas Stone, had lied to him concerning the circumstances surrounding his mom’s loss of life. In Season 2, Cyborg was nonetheless affected by nightmares and determined to hunt out remedy.
Nonetheless, his PTSD and his emotions on the whole have been left largely unexplored. Season 2 spent a number of time on his relationship with Roni, however when she requested him to debate his trauma he modified the topic. Within the Season 2 finale, Cyborg’s imaginary good friend (an affirming cowboy with the face of Silas) started to scratch the floor of all that Cyborg’s been by means of and actually made him assume a bit extra about it. In fact, he was subsequently changed into wax so I am hoping he’ll lastly be capable of face his trauma after the Doom Patrol cope with their newest conundrum.
Will Niles Caulder Really Die?
Niles Caulder is a typically mysterious and manipulative man. We by no means know what he is as much as till it is necessary for him to spill the beans. Originally of Doom Patrol Season 2, Niles gave away his life-prolonging amulet and sought different methods to acquire immortality, all so he might keep alive alongside his daughter. (As an alternative of letting her develop up, he determined residing perpetually was the answer.)
With out his amulet, Niles’ well being started deteriorating and he was coughing up blood by the Season 2 finale. There’s an opportunity that Niles will really die. He has lived for tons of of years at this level already and it looks as if the logical subsequent step. Nonetheless, Doom Patrol continues to be a superhero present and it is uncommon for anybody to remain lifeless for lengthy so I would wager that Niles will survive with a last-minute rescue by Dorothy.
How Do The Candlemaker’s Powers Really Work?
The gist from what I’ve seen up to now is that the Candlemaker wants Dorothy’s permission to make use of his powers in the actual world. Dorothy’s imaginary buddies appear to have one factor in widespread and that is being there to guard and make sure the security of Dorothy. Nonetheless, the Candlemaker appears to have his personal plans, rising extra risky as Dorothy ages. Contemplating that he is hooked up to Dorothy herself, it was bizarre to look at him wreak a lot havoc on the Doom Patrol’s members within the Season 2 finale regardless of her telling him to cease.
The Candlemaker manifested their very own imaginary buddies after which coated them in wax, nevertheless it wasn’t one thing Dorothy had wished him to do. So, is it that he turns into extra impartial of her the older she will get? Doom Patrol appears to point as a lot, however the extent of his powers continues to be quite obscure. Does he need to begin the apocalypse? What’s extra, we now know that he is hooked up to Dorothy’s ancestors on her mother’s aspect so that might play a task in how he obtained his powers, although the explanations for why he is so merciless have but to be defined.
How Will Jane Escape The Underground’s Effectively?
Diana Guerrero’s Jane came upon the laborious approach that Miranda is now not the actual Miranda. After taking Larry and going again to the farm the place Kay grew up, Jane went down into the nicely to retrieve Kay’s beloved stuffed toy within the hopes that she might show to the Underground that she was nonetheless able to being in management. Nonetheless, she was thrown into the nicely by “Miranda” as an alternative, solely to shockingly notice that the actual Miranda’s corpse was on the backside. The sight was terrifying and extremely darkish.
No matter pretend Miranda has in retailer undoubtedly cannot be good and Jane will solely be capable of survive within the nicely for thus lengthy. I am holding out hope that the remainder of the Underground catches wind of Jane going lacking, particularly now that her station has closed. Possibly they will all come to her rescue in an try to thwart Miranda. Maybe there’s even an escape route down within the nicely that Jane can swim by means of to security regardless of it trying fairly deep. All instructed, I hope that one of many Doom Patrol can work out a strategy to discover and save her in a possible Season 3.
With all that stated, Doom Patrol has not formally been renewed for Season 3, although I am prepared to wager that we’ll get one other season. Within the meantime, you’ll be able to watch everything of Season 2 on each DC Universe and HBO Max. Keep tuned to CinemaBlend for updates on the present and tell us what you assume will occur after the Season 2 finale within the feedback part!