‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Going Trick or Treating

For many of us, the best moment of Super Bowl 51 was when the first full trailer for Stranger Things Season 2 ended with our favorite word, “Halloween”, but the latest photo from the hit Netflix series also has us excitedly looking forward to a night of trick or treating.

It has been confirmed that Season 2 will indeed be released in full on Netflix on October 31, and a new image features our kid heroes dressed as the Ghostbusters, out trick or treating on Halloween night with their pillow cases in hand to stash their candy in.

And you may remember that when some of the upcoming chapter (episode) titles were revealed in the first Season 2 announcement teaser, we learned then that one chapter will be called “The Pumpkin Patch”.

As if we weren’t already excited enough for another Stranger trip back to the ’80s. it seems that we are definitely getting a full on Halloween-themed episode in the upcoming season.

It was also confirmed recently by Entertainment Weekly that the second season, which will likely be presented more as a sequel and referred to simply as Stranger Things 2, will pick up about a year after the events of the first season, and it will actually begin on Halloween 1984 in the show’s fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana.

As we previously reported, Stranger Things referenced Michael Myers in “Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street”, and prominently featured the movie posters of John Carpenter’s The Thing, The Evil Dead, and Jaws throughout the eight-episode series, just a few of the reasons we highly recommended that you check out Season 1. (See our review here!)

You can watch the totally awesome Super Bowl ad below, as well as that announcement teaser, and then scroll down to see a new image of the guys trick or treating in their Halloween costumes!

Stranger Things Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix, with Season 2 set to premiere on Halloween, October 31.


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Matt Artz

Founded Halloween Daily News in 2012 and the Halloween International Film Festival in 2016. Professional writer/journalist/photographer since 2000.