Netflix is famous for its entertaining and thrilling movies and tv series. In this article we are going to talk about Netflix’s most famous tv series ‘STRANGER THINGS’ in detail.
- Stranger Things is a thriller, science fiction and a drama tv series.
- It is a part of ‘NETFLIX ORGINALS’ which means it is an exclusive part of the streaming platform and is available first here than anywhere else.
- The show starts with a mysterious case of a lost child Will from the town of Hawkins and the supernatural events going on. While his friends Lucas, Dustin and Mike try to find him.
- Duffer Brother ( Ross and Matt ) created a script about the first episode but were rejected by 15 cable networks. Netflix finally announced in April 2015 that they will stream from July 2016.
- Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven
- Finn Wolfhard as Mike
- Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin
- Caleb Mclaughlin as Lucas
- Noah Schnapp as Will
- David Harbour as Jim Hopper
- Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers
- Natalia Dyer as Nancy
- Charlie Heathen as Jonathon
- Jon Keery as Steve
- Saddie Sink as Max
- Dacre Montgomery as Billy
- GENRE : SCI-FI, THRILLER, DRAMA, HORROR
- Directed BY : DUFFER BROTHERS ( ROSS AND MATT)
- LENGTH OF EPISODES : 42-77 mins.
- PRODUCTION COMPANY : 21 LAPS ENTERTAINMENT, MONKEY MASSACRE
- RELEASE : April 2016
- STREAMING PLATFORM : NETFLIX
- EPISODES : 32
- SEASONS : 3 (4th coming on 27th may 2022)
- PRODUCTION ORIGIN : US
- IMDB : 8.7/10
“Stranger Things” was streamed on Netflix on July 15 2016.
- This consisted of 8 episodes and all of them were released on July 15 2016.
- Directed by Duffer brothers and Shawn Levy.
- This consisted of 9 episodes and all of them were released on October 27 2017
- Directed by Duffer brothers, Shawn levy, Andrew Stanton and Rebecca Thomas.
- This consisted of 8 episodes and all of them were released on July 4 2019.
- Directed by Duffer Brothers, Shawn Levy, Ulta Briesewitz.
- This is divided in two volumes with 7 episodes releasing on may 27 2022 and 2 episodes on July 1 2022.
- Directed by Duffer Brtothers, Shawn Levy and Nimrod Antal.
- Will, Mike, Dustin and Lucas are best buddies, they spend their free-time playing dungeons and dragons. While returning to home Will goes missing to an alternate dimension called “upside down”. His mother, Joyce and elder brother, Jonathan takes help from Jim, Hawkinf Chief of Police.
- Will’s friends find a girl named, Eleven and later realise that she has supernatural powers. She helps them find Will with her supernatural powers.
- Jonathan and Joyce themselves try to find Will and fights the demo gorgon, Eleven kills the agents in school and the giant demo gorgon.
- Joyce and Harper find Will in the upside down and save him.In the end, Will throws a slug fro his mouth and see the upside down for a moment.
- An year later, Jim finds unusal complaints from crops and Will is still plagued by visions from upside down. Jim keeps Eleven at her house and takes care of her.
- The gang meets a new girl, Max who lives with her annoying brother Billy. Jim finds out Hawkins lab as the epicentre for the crop problems.
- Will gets sensitive to when fire is with creatures from upside down and Eleven finds the truth of her past.
- Eleven comes back to Hawkins to save her friends and escape from the lab. They figure out a way to close the gate to upside down and solve their problems and save Hawkins.
- The group is having their summer break and bond develops between Mike and Eleven, Jonathan and Nancy. Steve works in an ice cream parlour with Robin.
- Dustin while trying to talk with him friend over radio listens to Russian agents. Bill is taken to upside down and loses control over his body.
- Robin, Dustin and Steve try out to stop Russians, where they were trying to open gates of upside down. Eleven tries to stop Billy and gets into a battle.
- Dustin escapes Steve and Robin and tries to communicate with his friends and they reach the Hawkins Mall. Jim and Joyce also reach mall to escape kids from mall.
- Billy and Mindflayer attack Eleven but Eleven brings Billy to her side but Billy is killed by the mindflayer. Jim fights with Russian and closes the gate. In the end, Eleven and Joyce’s family shifts from Hawkins and we see russians having demo dogs.
- Season 4 is released on 27th may 2022. It is believed that Hopper is saved from the Explosion and caputred by Russians, at the end of S3.
- From the trailer we can see that the group’s friendship is not stable anymore.
- Will now live away from Hawkins and Eleven loses her powers.
- A sense of danger is surrounded upon Hawkins and the group tries to save the town from mindflayer or close the gates to upside down.
- Final two episodes are set to come out on different date that is 1st july 2022.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
- Stranger Things has become one of the most followed and loving Netflix Original which people of all age group watch
Some notable awards and nominations received by it are:
- People’s Choice awards
- AFI awards
- Critic’s choice television awards
- Golden Globe awards
- Grammy awards
- Kid’s choice awards
- MTV movie and tv awards
- After the success of S2, a documentary series Beyond Stranger Things was released with showing behind the scenes and making of the show.
- Many books related to the series were published like “HOW TO SURVIVE IN A STRANGER THINGS WORLD”, “STRANGER THINGS WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN”, “STRANGER THINGS ULTIMATE POP UP BOOK” and many more.
- Stranger things is an entertaining and thrilling tv series that promises to keep you on the hook.
- The audience seems to find the cast very connecting that makes you binge watch the series with good character development.
- The structure of story is generally same in almost all the seasons that is a bit dissappointing.