‘Stranger Things’ Drops Premiere Date With Creepy New Year’s Eve Countdown

Netflix Announces ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Premiere Date (Watch)

"We're thinking it will be a four-season thing and then out", Ross Duffer told Vulture past year.

Check out the poster below, put some fresh batteries in your flashlights, start making your nail bat and leave those Christmas lights hanging, as Season 3 of Stranger Things hits Netflix on July 4th, 2019.

Netlfix bestowed a New Year's gift to all Stranger Things fans last night: the release date of the show's third season. There's a teaser trailer you should check out for some classic 80s Dick Clark vibes, mixed with the show's usual Upside Down flavor promising new adventures in Hawkins, IN this summer. "July 4, 1985", appears on the screen before the "1985" changes to "2019".

It includes footage from Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve from the year in question.




"One summer can change everything", reads the poster, which also features fireworks and the other major characters of the show.

Appropriate for the time and pretty dang creepy (which is very on-brand for Stranger Things), the clip comes from the fictional 5 WIYZ news station in Hawkins, Indiana and is brought to viewers by the gracious folks at the town's hottest new spot, the Starcourt Mall.

There is definitely a vibe of techno-phobia in here, and we're sure clever clog fans can figure out what the hidden messages might mean: "When Blue And Yellow Meet In The West" and "Run Program SilverCatFeeds" are the two we spotted.

Meanwhile, Mike (Finn Wolfhard) is looking over at Eleven, the girl he finally smooched at the prom at the end of Season 2.

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