"Stranger Things 3": Netflix Cares About the Quality of Your Mid-Binge Break [VIDEO]

By now, we know a number of you have already taken your journey to Hawkins, Indiana, circa July 4, 1985, and as we can tell from quite a few of the posts on social meda it appears Netflix's Stranger Things 3 lived up to the season's tagline promise: "One Summer Can Change Everything." But for those of you haven't taken the journey yet – or just started watching – the fine folks at Netflix have some suggestions on how to avoid a bad case of the mid-binge blues.

So let actress Cara Buono show you how to move your body and be a smarty – and get a Karen Wheeler body – with moves like "Stomp the Rat," "The Mind Flayer," and more, you can get your mind and body on the same page for those "final four" you know you can't wait until tomorrow to watch…

If you haven't taken a deep-dive into the new season yet, the streaming service released two featurettes to get you ready. First, the cast gets you up-to-speed with a recap of the series' first two seasons; and then Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, and more take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the new season:

"Stranger Things 3" Official Final Trailer/Episode & Date Announcement Videos:

It's 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer's heating up. School's out, there's a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group's dynamic, and they'll have to figure out how to grow up without growing apart. Meanwhile, danger looms. When the town's threatened by enemies old and new, Eleven and her friends are reminded that evil never ends; it evolves. Now they'll have to band together to survive, and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear.

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Here's a look at the episode title release and date announcement videos that were released in December 2018 – giving viewers some additional clues on what to expect when Netflix's Stranger Things 3 debuts on July 4, 2019:

s03e01: Suzie, Do You Copy? / s03e02: The Mall Rats

s03e03: The Case Of The Missing Lifeguard / s03e04: The Sauna Test

s03e05: The Source / s03e06: The Birthday

s03e07: The Bite / s03e08: The Battle of Starcourt

Stranger Things 3 stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, and Sadie Sink as Max. Returning cast member Priah Ferguson's Erica Sinclair has been promoted to recurring (and is jumping to the top of the list of our favorites); while Maya Hawke joins the cast as Robin, with Cary Elwes as Mayor Kline.

"Stranger Things 3": Netflix Cares About the Quality of Your Mid-Binge Break [VIDEO]

A Netflix production, Stranger Things 3 was created by The Duffer Brothers, who also serve as executive producers and directors along with Shawn Levy (who also directs), Dan Cohen, and Iain Patterson.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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