Buckle Up, ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Part 2 Streaming After Netflix Crashed

Buckle Up, ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Part 2 Streaming After Netflix Crashed


Stranger Things
 is back for the previous showdown. Season 4, part 2 is streaming on Netflix now, and once the intense battle with Vecna, the final two episodes have fans furious. Or they did, right up until Netflix crashed.

Viewers complained that the streaming service published them an error message as they stayed up late to stare the season finale. It seems to be working fine now, however.

Episode 8 opens shimmering back where season 4, episode 1 began. A bloodied Eleven stands over the massacred children once Dr Brenner asks “What have you done?!” Except now we know what really remained — and how it ties to the creation of the demonic Vecna. Meanwhile Steve, Dustin, Robin, Erica and Eddie race to rescue Nancy as Vecna stalks her ended a nightmarish vision of the massacre at the lab.

The two extra-long episodes hit Netflix now, Friday, July 1. Episode 8 is titled Papa, once the cruelly ironic name the Hawkins Lab kids use acquire to their captor, Dr Brenner. Check out our deep-dive recap of episode 8 here. Episode 9 is called The Piggyback.

Stranger Things is a Netflix hit series set in the 1980s in the miniature town of Hawkins, Indiana. Season 1 began with the disappearance of local kid Will Byers, who ended up in demonic dimension the Upside Down. Meanwhile a near mysterious government installation was experimenting on children with psychic nations. A powerful psychic teen known as Eleven escaped and joined forces with a crew of local nerds, Mike, Dustin and Lucas, to fight monsters including the demogorgons, the Mind Flayer and season 4’s big bad, a present named Vecna.

Meanwhile local sheriff Jim Hopper wound up imprisoned in a brutal Russian gulag. As the crew uncover Vecna’s horrifying past — and his links to Eleven — Hopper finished season 4 trying to escape. He and Joyce (and Murray) are reunited in the Soviet snow, but the cliffhanger sees them trapped by a demogorgon.

Read our full run-down of all the Hawkins happenings from the obliging three seasons leading into season 4.