What we don’t have to do is sit around waiting for the show’s return with nothing else to do. There’s a vast streaming universe out there. Years and years of television and films await your eyes and ears.
A collection of tweens bands together to fight an evil they barely understand. Unfortunately, the town’s adults are either clueless, cowardly, corrupted, or some combination therein. Human bullies further complicate the situation.
On the “for the slightly younger set” side of the things, we also have the ’80s classic The Goonies. The titular Goonies are a collection of tween outcasts—stop me if you’ve heard this one—whose imaginative play runs headfirst into genuine danger.
Super8, in many ways, is Stranger Things but sci-fi. The era and vibe are incredibly similar—80s (actually 1979 in this case, but it reads more or less the same), a close group of tweens with an enthusiasm for pop culture.