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Stranger Things, a signature show for Netflix since its premiere in 2016, has been renewed for a fifth and final season.

In addition to the climactic renewal, the company said the long-awaited Season 4 of the show will premiere in two “volumes,” the first on May 27 and the second on July 1. In an open letter to fans (read it in full below), co-creators Matt and Ross Duffer said the split season resulted from the season’s nine episodes having a total running time twice as long as that of any previous season.

“There are still many more exciting stories to tell within the world of Stranger Things: new mysteries, new adventures, new unexpected heroes,” they wrote. “But first we hope you stay with us as we finish this tale.”

‘Stranger Things’ Renewed For Fifth And Final Season, Gets Premiere Dates For Split Season 4 On Netflix – Deadline

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Nice to finally have dates for S4. Been waiting a long time on it.

This is clearly geared towards the US audience as the release dates for each volume are on Fridays entering American holiday weekends (Memorial Day and Independence Day). Looking forward to it and my daughter will be hyped when I tell her when she gets home from school.

Last edited by kenjab - on 17 February 2022


Covid didn't help but there is too big of a gap between seasons, most of the kids are already 20 years old.

I honestly thought season 4 was the last one lol.
Oh well, one of the few reasons why I'm still subscribed to Netflix.
I hope they don't kill off Steve :P