Drama fans do strange things
Avoiding university, calling in sick and cancelling weekend plans are among the extreme lengths Stranger Things fans have gone to in order to binge watch the show’s hotly-anticipated new series.
Loyal viewers of the sci-fi Netflix drama boasted across social media of how fast they were consuming the second series after it went live in the United Kingdom on Friday morning.
For Australian viewers, the 1980s high school thriller hit the screens at 6 pm AEST on Friday.
While some fans were content with getting their fix on one or two episodes, others claimed they had finished the nine episodes by early afternoon.
Twitter was ablaze with users tracking their progress on the series while others posted proudly of how they had managed to avoid other plans to watch it.
Dadlightyear posted: ‘‘Anybody else call in sick this morning so that they could binge watch Stranger_Things on netflix all day long? #StrangerThings2.’’
Addicted: Fans have gone to extreme lengths to watch Stranger Things