Stranger Things: Renewed for Season 3!!!

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Netflix is not ready to give up on the residents of Hawkins quite yet. 

The streaming giant has officially handed out a renewal for Stranger Things Season 3. 

Bitchin' - Stranger Things

The news is no surprise when you consider the fact that the show is one of the most talked about Netflix originals around. 

Despite Netflix not releasing viewing figures for its roster of series, Nielsen revealed through some research of its own that 15.8 million viewers watched the Stranger Things Season 2 premiere within 3 days of it being released. 

More importantly, 11 million were in the key adults 18-49 demographic. Simply put, if the show was on Broadcast TV with those ratings, it would be one of the biggest shows around. 

Stranger Things Season 1 Finale Pic

The series has also been a hit during awards season, with the show taking home five Emmys after being nominated for 18. 

The show follows a small town which is rocked by the disappearance of a young boy, and Season 2 took that one step further as everyone tried to grow accustomed to the fact that he was back with his family. 

The supernatural forces in the town continued to cause some severe unrest for the residents, and it all culminated in a season finale that would have worked well as a series finale. 

With the threat of the super Demogorgon making its way to Hawkins from the Upside Down, the characters will be pushed to their limit as they try to keep everyone safe. 

Stranger Things Season 2 Poster

The series has a cast that boasts the likes of Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin. 

Series co-creators, The Duffer Brothers, confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that Season 3 would jump ahead once again to accommodate the young cast growing up. 

“Even if we wanted to hop into the action faster, we couldn’t,” Matt Duffer dished. 

“Our kids are aging. We can only write and produce the show so fast. They’re going to be almost a year older by the time we start shooting Season 3… [so] it forces you to do a time jump.”

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Stranger Things Quotes

Dear Billy, I don't know if you can even hear this. Two years ago, I would have said, 'That's ridiculous, impossible.' "But that was before I found out about alternate dimensions and monsters, so... I'm just going to stop assuming that I know anything. So much has happened since you left. Your dad was a total mess. He and my mom started getting into fights. Bad fights. I don't think he could stand being here without you. So he left. And he didn't leave Mom much. She's taken an extra job, and we moved to that lovely trailer park off Kerley. Basically, ever since you left, everything's been... A total disaster. And the worst part is, I can't tell anyone why you're gone. I can't tell them that you saved El's life. That you saved my life. I play that moment back in my head all the time. And sometimes I imagine myself running to you, pulling you away. I imagine that if I had, that you would still be here. And everything would be... ( sobs ) ...everything would be right again. I imagine that we... That we could've become friends. Good friends, like... like a real brother and sister. And I know that's stupid. You hated me.I hated you. But I thought that maybe... Maybe we could try again. But that's not what happened. I just... I stood there and I watched. For a while, I tried to be happy. Normal. But I... I think that maybe a part of me died that day too. And I haven't told anyone this. I... I just can't. But I had to tell you. Before it's too late. If you can even hear this. I really hope that you can. I'm sorry. I'm so, so sorry, Billy. Love, your shitty little sister, Max.


Hatch said that music can reach parts of the brain that words can't. So maybe that's the key, a lifeline. A lifeline back to reality. It's worth a shot.