Stranger Things (Netflix)

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  1. Chaplin

    Chaplin Better off silent

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    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    Can’t wait!
     
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    Not crazy about the show falling into the classic sequel trap of busting up the ensemble for most of the year.

    On episode 8... Big letdown from Season 1.
     
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    JS22 Say Vandelay!

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    I actually enjoyed season 2 much more than 1.
     
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    Just finished last two episodes... closed strong. Just thought it was a bit of a slog to get there.
     
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    JS22 Say Vandelay!

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    Episode 7 felt super out of place. I get what they were trying to do. (Some world building.) But every character was extremely generic and cliche IMO. Loved every other episode though.
     
  7. Covert Rain

    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    My wife liked season 2 more but I still enjoy the originality of S1. S2 was still damn good and can’t wait for S3.
     
  8. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Loved both seasons.

    Thought the “sister” thing was superfluous. And the new bully and max were kinda useless as well. Didn’t really serve to move the story along imo.

    The interesting thing to me is I’d be fine if they just ended here. I’ve never thought that about a series I enjoy this much. I just have a difficult time conceptually with this going a third season (not that I know that’s planned, I don’t).
     
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    Of course it.

    They originally approached the Duffer Brothers to shoot Season 2 and 3 back to back because they were worried the kids would start maturing too fast.

    What irked me most was the very last shot of the season where they went back to the upside down works and the big scary thing was STILL there. Was basically like nothing that happened in the previous nine hours mattered.

    Dustin and Steve stole the season... and the Sherrif was solid again. I just don't know where the show goes from here without just repeating itself.
     
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    Spoilers!
     
  11. Covert Rain

    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    I thought that about Season 2 and it was solid. I watched an interview with the brothers and they indicated there is much more to the upside down.

    They definitely have to be careful or you are right. it will feel like a repeat of itself.
     
  12. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Someone remind me how to do spoiler
     
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    Hit the + button next to image and media icons...there you shall find the hidden spoiler option :)
     
  14. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    how could you be disappointed that they showed the upside down world? They just sealed the gate, they didn’t kill the shadow monster or eliminate the upside world. And the shadow monster still has a connection with Will like he did in ST1. He’s just no longer inside Will like he was in ST2.

    That said, I do struggle to see where they take it from here without it becoming repetitive. Maybe the sister story, but I don’t find that compelling.

    Maybe the dickhead brother can boink Mikes Mom.
     
  15. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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