These episodes just keep reeling us in and then punching us right in the feels!
In the Underground, the personalities are mourning the loss of Baby Doll in the destroyed train station – they blame Jane for the incident
A spaceship arrives at Doom Manor – in 1955 Niles was given funding for a group of scientists to research time control in outer space; Niles lost contact with them in the 1960s and figured they were dead. They’re called “The Pioneers of the Uncharted”.
As Larry is talking to the astronauts – Dorothy steals their spaceship and flies into space; it turns out Niles has his own spaceship that he plans on taking to go find Dorothy. Niles asks for Cliff’s help in going after Dorothy – he gets frustrated that she believes she can go running around on her own; Cliff realizes how Dorothy could have gotten frustrated living under Niles.
It turns out Niles created the Doom Patrol partially to give Dorothy a family before he died; he reveals he only imprisoned her to keep her and the world safe from Candlemaker.
If you haven’t watched episode 6 yet, make sure you do then come back here and let us know what you thought!