Stranger Things Binge-Watching Guide: Recaps, review, cast info, more

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Here is everything you need to know about season 1 of Netflix Original series Stranger Things, including recaps, cast information and if there will be a season 2.

Stranger Things premiered on Netflix on July 15 with season 1 consisting of eight, one-hour long episodes featuring plenty of supernatural, mysterious, suspenseful drama and intrigue. The show is set in 1983 in Hawkins, Indiana where a young boy named Will Byars vanished without a trace. The investigation to find him turned up more than Will’s family, friends and the local police chief would have ever imagined.

This page will serve as your binge-watching guide to take you through Stranger Things from beginning to end and every episode in between. Below you will find the trailer, plot summary, cast information, episode recaps, and information on a potential Season 2 and when new episodes could be coming to Netflix.


What is Stranger Things about?

Meet the Stranger Things cast

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Watch Stranger Things on Netflix

Episode Recaps/Reactions

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 1 “The Vanishing of Will Byers”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 2 “The Weirdo on Maple Street”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 3 “Holly Jolly”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 4 “The Body”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 5 “The Flea and the Acrobat”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 6 “The Monster”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 7 “The Bathtub”

Stranger Things Recap: Episode 8 “The Upside Down”


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Entertainment Weekly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating

Stranger Things Soundtrack – Listen on Spotify

Stranger Things Original Soundtrack

Season 2?

Stranger Things Season 2: Will Netflix renew the series?

When will Stranger Things Season 2 be on Netflix?

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