Series regulars Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Will (Noah Schnapp), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) are all there. The action in the upcoming third season won't take place during New Year's Eve, or Halloween for that matter.
And as is fitting for a show date released on a holiday, the premiere is on another holiday: On July 4, 2019, we're all going back to Hawkins, Indiana. The video of the famed ball is slowly turned upside-down as the countdown clock winds down, and pretty soon, we're treated to a fresh new glimpse of the massive shadow monster that we last saw looming over the upside-down version of the Hawkins Middle School auditorium at the tail end of Season 2.
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The American, the Nebraska release states, is not an official patient and is being taken privately to the medical center. Nebraska Medical Center is one of a handful of places in the United States that has a dedicated biocontainment unit.
It announces the new setting of summer 1985.
Before that tweet, Netflix shared a retro video showing parts of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve countdown from December 31, 1984 (I can bet you money I watched this live back in the day).
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.