Happy New Year, Stranger Things fans. Netflix delivered a gift to U.S. viewers at the stroke of midnight, East Coast time, just as 2018 slipped into 2019, revealing the season-three premiere date for the hit streaming show.
And as is fitting for a show date released on a holiday, the premiere is on another holiday: On July 4, 2019, we’re all going back to Hawkins, Indiana.
One tweet simply read JULY 4, and showed an illustration of the cast celebrating under a firework-filled sky.
Before that tweet, Netflix shared a retro video showing parts of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve countdown from Dec. 31, 1984 (I can bet you money I watched this live back in the day). But since Hawkins is no normal town, the clip was occasionally interrupted with weird computer code glitches, and started at one point to turn upside…