Since the last episode of Stranger Things aired in July 2016, which is almost three years ago, the wait for season 4 has been, to say the least, very painful.
But it looks like fans will be glad they waited because Stranger Things 4 looks like it will be the best season of the show so far.
The season is divided into two parts, and after the shocking end of episode 7, Stranger Things fans are wondering how many episodes will be in season 4, volume 2.
SEASON 4: THE STORY SO FAR [SPOILERS]
On May 27, 2022, almost three years after season 3 came out, season 4 of Stranger Things finally hit Netflix.
Six months have passed since the Battle of Starcourt Mall, and the show’s group of friends are now living in different places for the first time. Eleven’s life in high school in California is especially hard for her.
With spring break coming up, the group is excited to get back together. However, a new and terrifying threat appears, giving our young heroes a chance to put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down for good.
This threat is the dangerous creature known as Vecna, which goes on a killing spree in Hawkins, leaving the gang to try to figure out where the creature came from.
Eleven is still having trouble using her powers after her fight with the Mind Flayer, so she makes the brave decision to go back to Dr. Brenner, the man in charge of Hawkins Lab, to try to get her powers back.
During a new set of experiments, Eleven relives her past and finds out that the orderly she thought was Peter Ballard killed everyone in the lab all those years ago, not her.
In episode 7, we learn that Peter’s real name is Henry Creel and that he was the one who did the horrible thing and then turned on El when she wouldn’t help. This led to a huge fight that ended with Henry being sent to the Upside Down and turning into the creature Vecna.
HOW MANY EPISODES ARE IN STRANGER THINGS SEASON 4, VOLUME 2?
Vol. 2 of season 4 of Stranger Things will only have two episodes.
Yes, there are nine episodes in the season as a whole, but Netflix has decided to divide them into two parts, with seven chapters in the first part and just two in the second.
The first seven episodes of season 4 came out on May 27. The second volume of season 4 will come out on July 1, so fans don’t have to wait too long.
In season 4, the episodes will be the longest they’ve ever been. This is to make up for the weird way the show came out.
In February, the Duffer Brothers wrote a letter to Stranger Things fans that was posted on social media. In the letter, they told fans that season 4 will be “nearly twice as long as any other season.”
Before season 4 came out, the lengths of each episode were made public. Some of the episodes were as long as full-length movies:
Part 1: The 27th of May:
Episode 1: The Hellfire Club | 1 hour and 16 minutes
Episode 2 – Vecna’s Curse | 1 hour 15 minutes
Episode 3: “The Monster and the Superhero” | 1 hour and 3 minutes
Episode 4: Dear Billy | 1 hour and 17 minutes
The Nina Project, Episode 5 | 1 hour and 14 minutes
Episode 6: “The Dive” | 1 hour and 13 minutes
Episode 7: “The Massacre at Hawkins Lab” | 1 hour and 38 minutes
Part 2: The 1st of July:
Episode 8 – Papa | 1 hour 25 minutes
Episode 9: “The Piggyback” | 2 hours and 30 minutes
Season 4 of Stranger Things
IS SEASON 4 OF STRANGER THINGS THE LAST SEASON?
Fans of Stranger Things will be happy to hear that season 4 will not be the last episode of the popular show.
The sci-fi horror show will be back for a fifth season, it was announced in February 2022.
But even though there will be a fifth instalment, it was also said that season 5 would be the last one, ending Stranger Things.
In the letter to fans mentioned above, the Duffer brothers said that the show was supposed to have “four or five seasons,” but the story was “too big to tell in four.”
In their letter, the show’s co-creators made it clear that “season 5 will be the last.”
Season 4 of Stranger Things
Stranger Things season 4 will start on Friday, May 27, 2022, on Netflix.
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