Last summer, the first season of “Stranger Things” was released on Netflix. Though the company doesn't release information on how many viewers each of their shows has, it is easy to say that the show was one of their bigger hits. A homage to '80s horror films and a nostalgic look back at the year 1984, “StrangerThings” had great appeal for people who grew up on films like “The Goonies,” “E.T.,” and “Christine.” Yet many more were drawn to the show merely for the number of unanswered questions that slithered through it like the vines of the Upside Down.

Season 2 has finally been released after a 15-month promotional campaign, and it promises to be much darker than the first season. Many fans can't wait to have at least some of their questions answered.

What 'Stranger Things' questions do you want to be answered?

How will Will, played by Noah Schnapp, recover from his time as a captive of the Demogorgon in the Upside Down?

And what the heck was that thing that he coughed up? Will it grow into another Demogorgon or something worse? Early reports and a shot in the trailer have revealed the new big bad in Season 2 to be a humongous, spider-like, Shadow Monster, one that's not likely to be hurt by a bear trap, and may even be too much for Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown, to handle.

Of course, that is, whenever she comes back from wherever she went.

Considering how popular her character was, it's hard to believe that she won't. Unfortunately, Barb, played by Shannon Purser, will most likely not come back, other than via the occasional flashback. However, her parents will be brought into the show to find their own answers to what happened to their daughter.

What else is new in Season 2?

Other new additions to the show include a romantic interest for Winona Ryder's character, played by none other than the main Goonie himself, Sean Astin.

He reportedly plays a mild-mannered Radio Shack manager named Bob Newby, a stark contrast to the show's new Camaro-driving bad boy, played by Dacre Montgomery. The other new additions this season are Danish actress Linna Berthelsen, who bears a very similar tattoo to Eleven's, as well as similar powers, and Paul Reiser, who seems to be filling the void left by Matthew Modine after his character was swallowed by the Demogorgon.

For those who want to dive more deeply into the questions the show offers, Netflix will also offer an aftershow talk show called "Beyond Stranger Things," hosted by comedian Jim Rash. The aftershow will include interviews with the show’s creators, Ross and Matt Duffer, along with several of the cast members, including Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, Gaten Matarazzo, Paul Reiser, Sean Astin, and Finn Wolfhard.

Viewers are advised to watch all nine episodes before watching the aftershow to avoid spoilers.

For as many questions as may be answered, rest assured that the cliffhanger at the end of Season 2 will offer more.

If you need a reminder of what happened in Season 1, watch this recap.

Or you might want to settle for this hilarious parody.

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