The Upside Down: Ten interesting facts about Stranger Things Season 4

The fourth season of the show was released on May 27, 2022, and according to sources, the fifth season of the show is under the works

author_img Team Indulge Published :  07th August 2022 11:39 PM   |   Published :   |  07th August 2022 11:39 PM
Stranger Things has been renewed for a fifth season

Stranger Things has been renewed for a fifth season

Netflix’s science fiction drama Stranger Things, which became an instant phenomenon when it was released in 2016, is now coming back with its fifth season! The writing team for Strangers Things, which is led by creators Matt and Ross Duffer, took to Twitter on August 2 to confirm that the scriptwriting process for the final episodes of the series has officially begun.

The show, which attracted a massive fan base right from its inception, had the première of its fourth season in May this year and received a good response from audiences and critics alike. The show also enjoys a huge fanbase in India.

On the topic of the popularity of the show, a spokesperson for Netflix said, “Since its release nine years ago, Stranger Things has become a global phenomenon, piercing the cultural zeitgeist. Apart from the unique homage to 1980s nostalgia, Stranger Things centres around a universally relatable message: Friendship is stronger than fear. It's a multi-generational story, and viewers from every age have something to relate to. Every season spawns memes, fan fiction and cultural moments. In its first four weeks, Stranger Things Season Four generated 1.3 billion hours viewed, making it Netflix’s biggest season of English TV ever.”

With the writing for the fifth season having begun, we bring to you ten interesting facts about the fourth season of the show:

1. The recent season of  Stranger Things has generated an overall viewership of more than 1.3 billion hours.

 

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2Stranger Things was the most searched English series in India this year, according to sources.

 

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3. The latest season of the series also hit #1 on Netflix’s Top 10 lists in 92 countries which is a first for any English-language TV series.

 

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Also read: Joseph Quinn’s role in ‘Stranger Things’ helped him at US immigration office

4. Stranger Things Season 4  became Netflix’s most viewed English-language series globally, state sources

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5. The fourth season of the show has garnered 13 Primetime Emmy nominations including outstanding drama series, among others.

 

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6. Netflix celebrated the soundtrack of Stranger Things with a unique Indian twist in a collaboration with legendary music composer, Ilaiyaraaja who created a special rendition of the series’ opening theme. The 2-minute music video showcases elements of the series and also features Ilaiyaraaja himself.

 

 

7. Popular Bollywood star and a fan of the show, Varun Dhawan created a video that features a special tour of his house, where things get stranger!

 

Also read: Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 2 Review: A fitting finale to the best season till date

 

8. Netflix also partnered with the popular cookie brand, OREO to launch a limited edition Stranger Things-themed red Oreo for fans to enjoy.

 

 

9. The frenzy was heightened by reaction videos including Indian Grandparents reacting to Stranger Things with Akasa, Sharan and Eshna. Indian comedian Rohan Joshi also reacted to Stranger Things Season 4. This demonstrates the immense love for Stranger Things in India as it is widely viewed and celebrated across the country.

 

 

10. Stranger Things 4. Vol. 1 premiered with a one-of-a-kind projection mapping of Mumbai’s beloved and iconic tourist monument — The Gateway of India. The heritage landmark was lit up with a larger-than-life display of popular pieces from the series, taking over Mumbai's night skies.

 

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