Netflix’s spooky and strange show returns for a summer to remember this July with season 3. Stranger Things makes it long awaited comeback, hopefully with more answers than questions in tow. We’ll we get justice for Bob? Will we know more about Eight? What’s in it for Eleven and Mike? And what’s in store for the whole town of Hawkins with the Upside Down still existing?
It’s a whole new territory for the kids of Hawkins, Indiana, now that they’re entering adolescence while also dealing with the ever looming presence of the Upside Down and everything that lies beyond. There’s not much that we know about the main plot of the third season, but the newly released trailer does show a few things fans can expect — summertime fun with pool hangs and galavanting through fields, not to mention a creepy abundance of rats. Check out the trailer below and make sure to tune in when Stranger Things season 3 drops on July 4, only on Netflix.
Stranger Things Season 3 TV Preview
There’s a lot that fans are expecting with this long awaited season and it seems there’s a lot that they can definitely look forward to once the full season drops this July. So what do we know so far? For starters, season 3 will not pick up from where the second season left off. There will be a time jump and the simple rationale behind it is mainly because the child actors are growing up, which in a way, also allows the story to evolve even more so.
Consisting of only eight episodes, this season will also see a more intimate take on the characters’ journey — but not without the occasional heart-stopping horror that viewers have come to love about the show. Speaking of action, much of it is said to happen at the newly built Starcourt Mall in Hawkins. We also know that the Mind Flayer will be back in what the creators and actors are dubbing as the “grossest” and most “brutal” season to date. If that’s not enough to get you all hyped up, there’s a lot of season 2 storyline leftovers that will also be addressed, which includes Kali’s (a.ka. Eight) comeback, as well as the possibility of other “numbers” entering the picture.
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How to watch the first 2 seasons of Stranger Things
How to watch the first 2 seasons of Stranger Things?
It’s been a rather eventful past two seasons on Stranger Things, so in preparation for the third installment, you may want to relive it all over again in order to brush up your knowledge and familiarity with the storylines and characters from the previous seasons.
The good news is, you can easily catch up on past episodes from the previous seasons on Netflix. You can kick it all off with a 30 day free trial offer, and then proceed to only pay $9.99/mth on a month-to-month basis. This Basic plan allows you to stream on 1 to 4 devices on a single-stream standard definition. If you want to kick it up to HD, it’ll cost you $13.99/mth to be able to stream on 2 devices at the same time. And if you really want to get the best streaming possible, it’s $17.99/mth for the Premium plan, which will allow you to stream on 4 screens all at once at high quality 4K streaming.
Special Programming for Stranger Things fans
If you feel like the new season premiere is still a bit too far off, you can get your fix of thrilling and action-packed drama with these other shows that you can watch now. You can start streaming and watching these shows in the meantime, which are now available on Foxtel and Foxtel Now, while counting down the days to the airing of the third season of Stranger Things.
Fear the Walking Dead (Foxtel)
The surviving group from last season now faces new dangers and threats as they make it their mission to not only save their humanity, but also that of other possible survivors. After setting up a network to help lost people, they’re now faced with the challenges of trying to round up the living while keeping the living dead away. Tune in to new episodes from season 5 of Fear the Walking Dead every Mondays at 12:00pm on FOX SHOWCASE.
American Horror Story: Apocalypse (Foxtel Now)
The eighth installment of the highly successful American Horror Story anthology series, Apocalypse follows the story of the Antichrist, Michael Langdon, as he brings about the apocalypse by instigating a nuclear warfare. The chosen survivors of the aftermath take refuge in a fallout shelter named “Outpost 3.” Everything unravels after a group of witches and warlocks discover Langdon’s true identity and mysterious origins. Find out what happens by streaming all episodes of Apocalypse on Foxtel Now.
What We Do In the Shadows (Foxtel Now)
Based on the feature film of the same name, What We Do In The Shadows is a comedy horror series that takes on a documentary-style look into the daily lives of four vampires — all of whom have lived together for hundreds of years in Staten Island. After a surprise visit from their dark lord and leader, they’re reminded of their main mission: total and complete domination of the New World. But how can they achieve it? Follow their adventures as a camera crew follow their misadventures in working on their mission and stream all episodes of season 1 on Foxtel Now with a 10 day free trial offer.