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    Here's Every Scrap Of Information We Have On "Stranger Things" Season 4 As Of Now

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    Hey, all you cool Demogorgons and Mind Flayers! Season 4 of Stranger Things is back... in a few months, that is. If you need a guide on everything we know about it so far, here's your one-stop shop for all of the details.

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    The smash-hit Netflix series has been unleashing a steady rollout of teasers for its upcoming season, in case you're wondering what all of the Hawkins kids have been up to since Season 3.

    We finally have a release window for Season 4 of Stranger Things: Summer 2022. On Nov. 6, Netflix teased the tentative premiere period along with the titles for all nine upcoming episodes: "The Hellfire Club," "Vecna's Curse," "The Monster and the Superhero," "Dear Billy," "The Nina Project," "The Dive," "The Massacre at Hawkins Lab," "Papa," and "The Piggyback."

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    So what are the basics of Season 4 so far? Well, here are the plot points that we know as of now:

    First, the new season will take place in Spring 1986 in both Hawkins and California. Eleven, along with Joyce and the Byers boys, have moved to California (as indicated in this "Welcome to California" teaser), but their unresolved business in Hawkins will still follow them around.

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    If explosions, car chases, creepy dolls, and men in suits indicate anything, things are about to go DOWN in the beautiful Golden State. In a letter, El tells Mike that she's finally adapted to her new home after 185 days away from Indiana, although it seems like she's slightly stretching the truth given how miserable she appears at school. (Those kids spitting at her better watch it, TBH.)

    And speaking of school, here's some exposition worth mentioning: El and the rest of the gang are in HIGH SCHOOL now. Time flies! From El's letter, we learn that El and her friends are bound to reunite during her spring break if all goes well.

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    Some fans, however, have speculated that Mike and El may officially break up sooner than we think. Is there another love interest out of frame in the teaser? Why isn't Mike in the teaser very much? This breakup theory may be a bit of reach, but it's not entirely outside the realm of possibility. 

    More on El: We should expect to dive deeper into her history as we do every season. The Rainbow Room, for example, is making a comeback this season.

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    We'll be seeing this ominous room at Hawkins National Lab where children played with each other. It's not entirely clear from this Rainbow Room teaser if we're just inside of Eleven's memories or if we'll see the room as it is in 1986. With episode names referencing Papa and Billy, it seems like the past will certainly haunt the gang in the current day.

    So, what has the rest of the Hawkins gang been up to? In Indiana, the other kids have been exploring a creepy place called "Creel House."

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    In the "Creel House" teaser, we head back to the 1950s and see an all-American nuclear family moving into a new home, with "Dream a Little Dream of Me" softly strumming in the background. All appears picture perfect until the lights start flickering, a dead animal pops up in the yard, and the children are knocked out (possibly dead?) on the floor. 

    Skipping to the '80s, Steve and the rest of the Hawkins gang explore the creepy house. The teaser ends with a zoom-in shot of an ominous ticking clock (one that's connecting to the Upside Down, in fact) inside of the house, so keep an eye out for that detail when you're watching the new season.

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    And, of course, we know that a cleaned-up Jim Hopper (David Harbour) is alive in Russia, despite looking like he more or less died in the Season 3 finale after closing the gate.

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    His fate was revealed relatively early during the Season 4 promo cycle, way back in February 2020. Shortly after the release of this teaser, Stranger Things shut down production in March due to the pandemic, but eventually resuming filming in September 2020.

    Who should we expect to see this season? All of the key players who are still alive will come back (including David Harbour). Priah Ferguson, who plays Lucas's sister Erica, has also been promoted to a series regular in Season 4.

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    Also, some new faces that we'll see include Eduardo Franco, Jamie Campbell Bower, Sherman Augustus, Mason Dye, Joseph Quinn, Tom Wlaschiha, Nikola Djuricko, and Robert Englund. There are a lot of changes happening!

    It's still up in the air if Season 4 will be the final season. Way back in 2017, the Duffer Brothers hinted that Stranger Things could be a four-season show, so this could be our very last encounter with Hawkins as we know it.

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    ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre thinking it will be a four-season thing and then out,‚ÄĚ Ross Duffer explained to Vulture in August 2017. One of the producers, Shawn Levy, followed up this statement a month later and told Entertainment Weekly that the series would likely go beyond four seasons.

    With many months to come until the fourth installation hits Netflix, we'll be keeping an eye out for every theory and Easter egg floating out there! What are your predictions for Season 4 of Stranger Things? Let us know in the comments below!