The first season of Stranger Things premiered in July of 2016 and it was quickly a breakout success. Netflix had been getting better at creating original shows that developed a cult following, this one may have exceeded expectations.
The series originally came to be when the Duffer Brothers (creators) were offered a chance to work on Wayward Pines with M. Night Shyamalan. What better mentor to help you create a sci-fi TV show?
In it’s first month of streaming the show became the third most watched original content on Netflix. Not only did the critics respond positively but the show won awards from Primetime Emmys to MTV Awards.
Ever since you binge watched the first 8 episodes in one day, you’ve been impatiently waiting for the follow up. On October 27th, you’ll finally get it.