We might be celebrating the Independence Day holiday today which marks our last holiday until the end of the summer, but those of us in the Geek Nation are celebrating the return of the world of “Stranger Things” who’s third season is available for streaming in full now. I’ve discussed the season already with the Official Trailer and a bunch of Promotional Posters and if you click those two highlighted texts you will be able to see those items in case you missed them. Believe it or not, I still have not dug into this series but its because I’ve got so many other shows and movies to see along with the concerts and the reading stuff. There is only so much of me to go around but that being said here is the Official Season Poster along with previous seasons premise and casting. Take a look.
The Premise: Stranger Things is set in the fictional rural town of Hawkins, Indiana, during the early 1980s. The nearby Hawkins National Laboratory ostensibly performs scientific research for the United States Department of Energy, but secretly does experiments into the paranormal and supernatural, including those that involve human test subjects. Inadvertently, they have created a portal to an alternate dimension called “the Upside Down”. The influence of the Upside Down starts to affect the unknowing residents of Hawkins in calamitous ways. The first season begins in November 1983, when Will Byers is abducted by a creature from the Upside Down. His mother, Joyce, and the town’s police chief, Jim Hopper, search for Will. At the same time, a young psychokinetic girl called Eleven escapes from the laboratory and assists Will’s friends, Mike, Dustin, and Lucas, in their own efforts to find Will. The second season is set a year later, starting in October 1984. Will has been rescued, but few know of the details of the events. When it is discovered that Will is still being influenced by entities from the Upside Down, his friends and family learn there is a larger threat to their universe from the Upside Down. The third season is set a few months later, in mid-1985, in the midst of the popularity of the film Back to the Future. Mike and Eleven have developed a relationship, as have Max and Lucas.
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