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Stranger Things debuted on Netflix yesterday. Me and Lady marathoned this 8 episode series last night. Wow. I normally hate things with kids in it but this was the best tv series I have seen this year. Its based in the 80s so theres no cell phones and things look a little dated, including the 80s music and clothing, but it works out great. After watching this I can tell it must have been highly inspired by Silent Hill, Stephen King and Dean Koontz's novel Door to December. If you like any of those things you will like this series. This was also made with movie quality production. Netflix needs to make more series like this. We could not stop watching it once we started. The trailer gives away a just a couple scenes but none of the major stuff, but skip the trailer it if you're planning on watching it soon to avoid any spoilers.


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I finally watched this and thought it was outstanding. I liked the retro touch, not just from the presentation of the 80s, but even to the opening and font used in the credits that was stereotypical of the time. I know season 2 is in the works so it will be interesting to see where they go with it. With how young the cast is they're going to have to pump these out as fast as possible, or rotate cast out if they do multiple seasons.

http://www.gamenguide.com/articles/57663/20161020/stranger-things-season-2-news-updates-young-cast-causes-problems-in-storylines-time-jump-happening-in-new-season.htm


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Yeah, we really enjoyed it here. Very good job of adding tension without it being 'jump scares', but with enough down time to relax between events.

Looking forward to the next season!

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