Watch the first 8 minutes of Netflix’s Stranger Things now

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If you’re not sure if you want to check out the latest Netflix Original — or don’t have Netflix and are debating subscribing — Netflix has you covered with a Stranger Things first peek. The 8-minute first peek lets you watch the first eight minutes of the debut episode online for free. The show debuted globally on the streaming service on Friday, with all eight episodes now available for your binging pleasure.

An innocent night playing Dungeons & Dragons takes a tragic turn for a group of friends in Hawkins Indiana when Will Byers disappears… seemingly into thin air. The year is 1983 and this small town is abuzz with conspiracy theories behind the missing boy’s circumstances. As friends, family and local police search for answers behind his disappearance they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and the discovery of one very strange little girl. Her appearance and powers appear super human and the boys begin to understand that she might have a sinister connection to their missing friend. With the debut of an impressive young breakout cast (Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Mattarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin and Millie Brown as Eleven), Stranger Things is a love letter to the ubiquitous cult classics of the 80s.

Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers), Matthew Modine (Dr. Brenner), David Harbour (Chief Hopper), Charlie Heaton (Jonathan Byers), Natalia Dyer (Nancy Wheeler), Millie Brown (Eleven), Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas Sinclair), and Gaten Matarazzo (Dustin Henderson), and Cara Buono (Karen Wheeler). The series was created by Matt and Ross Duffer and executive produced by The Duffers, Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.

Have you started watching Stranger Things on Netflix? What do you think about it? Let us know in the comments below, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

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