Weird stuff was an instant success for Netflix when it debuted on July 15, 2016. The show, which is set in the mid-1980s, gives viewers a great deal of nostalgia, being a precise portrayal of the decade to give younger viewers little of a history lesson. The young stars of the show are incredibly talented and remember the beloved children actors of 1986 Stay with me.
But unlike the slightly scary plot of Stay with me – four children looking for a corpse – Weird stuff it's terrifying. Creatures called "
But how many modern horror fans have been victims of Weird stuff intense and character-driven plot? IS Weird stuff the best new show on any streaming service, and why do fans love it so much? Here is what we know.
"Stranger Things" is the best new program on any streaming service?
The popular Ranker poll site got fans to vote on which new original show was the best in any streaming service. This included shows from Netflix, Hulu and Amazon – all of which began to create their own original television series. Fans were quick to vote Weird stuff on top for a long shot. The show received 4,010 votes.
The top three fan favorite programs were all the original ones from Netflix. Weird stuff was followed by The Haunting of the Hill House and The Cooling Adventures of Sabrina. The fourth room was home to an original Amazon Video, Jack Ryan. The top five were finalized with Netflix The Punisher. The first Hulu original series to make the list was The maid's story at the ninth point.
How much do fans really love "Stranger Things"?
The fans are obviously in love with Weird stuff, and it's not just the huge number of votes he received on Ranker's fan favorite list. Nielsen has released some audience numbers that are absolutely stunning. An incredible 361,000 people watched all nine episodes of the second season in the first day was released. But that is not all…
Three days after it was released, the first episode had more than 15 million views. All consecutive episodes averaged about 4 million views. That means about 4 million people watched the entire second season in three days. Official social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter also received more than 7 million social interactions in those three days.
If you find this impressive, consider the failure of Nielsen numbers. While it may be the goal of television viewing, it does not reproduce a complete picture of streaming services. Because? It does not count the views of cell phones or computers, which, according to Netflix, is a large part of its audience. This means that the actual audience numbers could be much higher – and significantly more impressive.
Why do fans love the show so much?
Weird stuff not only has a cast of stars and a great deal of nostalgia. The story evolves over a whole season, so that each individual episode is left in a cliffhanger. So, they end a whole season with an even bigger cliffhanger, so the public wants more. However, with the elements of intense terror, comes a very large dose of reality. The characters and scenarios are incredibly believable, which honestly only makes it more frightening.
When will season 3 be available to watch?
If you are among the millions of people who have already devoured the first two seasons, you will be happy to know there is not much waiting for Season Three. The confirmed release date is July 4 of this year. Meanwhile, the official Weird stuff Social media accounts have leaked glimpses to keep viewers busy.