'Stranger Things' Just Got Renewed for a Third Season, And We're Ready to Head Back to the Upside Down

Here's what we know about what's coming to Hawkins, Indiana.
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The popular Netflix series Stranger Things, centered on the supernatural goings-on in a small Indiana town in the 1980s, has just been renewed for a third season.

As is customary these days, the announcement was made on Twitter, inspiring a flurry of retweets and "likes."

Some of us are still working through the second season, which began streaming on Netflix on October 27. But a third season was pretty much a given considering the endless mania around the series and its bright child stars.

Expect another significant time jump, like when Season Two picked up a year after the events of Season One. This is to account for the children growing up so quickly. Season 3 will likely occur during their freshman year in high school.

(Photo: Netflix)

(Photo: Netflix)

Future storylines will probably also feature the monstrous creatures from the Upside Down that stalked Hawkins throughout the second season. 

Co-creator Ross Duffer told The Hollywood Reporter the main big bad "is still there in the Upside Down" and is "aware of the kids," particularly Eleven's high-voltage telekinetic ability.

(Photo: Netflix)

(Photo: Netflix)

Expect a fourth and potentially even a fifth season as well. This show ain't going anywhere.

"The truth is we're definitely going four seasons and there's very much the possibility of a fifth," executive producer and director Shawn Levy told Entertainment Weekly. "Beyond that, it becomes I think very unlikely."

Entertainment Weekly speculates the third season won't come until 2019, which couldn't feel further away.

h/t Business Insider