Stranger Things Netflix Show
Show Important Facts:
- Premise: When a young boy vanishes in the fictional town of Hawkins, his friends, family, and local police chief uncover supernatural mysteries and secret government exploits.
- Genre: Science fiction-horror drama
- Created By: The Duffer Brothers
- Setting: 1980s Hawkins, Indiana. Many scenes set in the mysterious Hawkins National Laboratory.
- Style: A nostalgic homage to 1980’s pop culture with many references to ET, The Goonies, Stand by Me, and other influences.
- Seasons: 4 so far. Most recent (Season 4) released in 2022.
- Awards: Emmy winner for Outstanding Drama. Numerous other award wins and nominations. One of Netflix’s most watched shows.
- Era Details: Emphasis on 1980’s aesthetics, technology, music that grounds the show in the decade and fuels nostalgia.
- Where to Watch: Streaming exclusively on Netflix.
Plot: In a small town where everyone knows everyone, a peculiar incident starts a chain of events that leads to the disappearance of a child, which begins to tear at the fabric of an otherwise peaceful community. Dark government agencies and seemingly malevolent supernatural forces converge on the town, while a few of the locals begin to understand that there's more going on than meets the eye.
Runtime: 51 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: Won 12 Primetime Emmys. 109 wins & 311 nominations total
Writer: Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer
Actors: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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