Most Netflix subscribers would agree Stranger Things is – without question – one of the most binge-watched shows to be added to the library of choices this year.
Since, per Teen Vouge, Netflix isn’t adding any new episodes of Stranger Things until 2017, it makes sense that fans would be looking for something to fill a void in their lives. The Daily Beast reports super fans of Stranger Things have found a replacement to occupy their time. What is that replacement you wonder?
A show Netflix recently added to their library called Glitch.
Technically, Glitch is a paranormal series only new to American viewers as it originally premiered on Australian television in July of last year. Netflix signed on to not only be the exclusive global home of the series, but to help co-produce the second season of the series. Netflix released all six episodes of the series Glitch for their subscribers to view on October 15. Those who have already binged through all six of the episodes claim it is a must-watch for anyone who enjoyed Stranger Things.
— Patrick Brammall (@pattybrammall) October 21, 2016
According to FanSided, the series takes place in a small Australian town that isn’t that different from Hawkins, Indiana, where Stranger Things takes place. Glitch focuses on six people – believed to be dead – who dig themselves out of their graves and are discovered in the cemetery. The series also focuses on a local police officer who tries to solve the mystery surrounding these six people who were believed to be dead.
Patrick Brammal from Netflix's Glitch is totally the Australian Ryan Reynolds. Amiright? pic.twitter.com/K8vj2n2hgb
— Brent McCluskey (@BrentMcCluskey) October 21, 2016
Louise Fox, Kris Mrksa, Giula Sandler, and Emma Freeman created Glitch. Patrick Brammall, Emma Booth, Genevieve O’Reilly, Emily Barclay, Ned Dennehy, Aaron L. McGrath, Sean Keenan, Daniela Farinacci, Hannah Monson, Andrew McFarlane, and Rodger Corser make up the main cast for the series.
Here’s what people are saying about Netflix’s Glitch on social media.
#Glitch on Netflix is sooooooo good. Well written. Great characters. So human. The Kevin scene got me sobbing out aloud.
— Catalina (@IamCathieCat) October 22, 2016
If anyone is playing on hibernating this weekend I highly recommend watching GLITCH on Netflix wowee
— kelsey hopkins (@kelseyhopkinz) October 22, 2016
— Sam Tsui (@SamuelTsui) October 22, 2016
I'm half way through #Glitch, the latest Netflix series, and so far it is beyond wonderful.
— Josh W. (@GrownupHaircut) October 22, 2016
Holy crap. Everyone needs to watch Glitch on Netflix. Holy moly
— Mikaila Szwed (@mikailaa13) October 22, 2016
As you can see, Twitter is already raving with all the reasons why Glitch should be on your list of shows to watch. It may not be Stranger Things, but at least it can help fill the void.
If you haven’t had a chance to check out Glitch, check out the trailer below to get a better idea of what the series is all about.
The first season of Glitch consists of just six episodes. This makes it a relatively quick and easy show to binge through. People who have a bad habit of getting sucked into a show are encouraged to start watching the show when you have time to watch the whole thing at once as it is pretty hard to put it down.
The Daily Beast reports that Nick Schager was one of the first people to compare the series to Stranger Things. It, however, didn’t take long for other people to start making the connection and agree that it was a pretty sound comparison to make.
— Decider (@decider) October 17, 2016
FanSided, however, points out the fact that Glitch lacks the charisma audiences get to enjoy from child actors. Many fans of Stranger Things agree the child actors are part of what makes the series so enjoyable. Overall, however, Netflix subscribers are vowing that Glitch is just as addicting and binge-worthy as Stranger Things. Those who have seen the series are also agreeing that the performances of the actors and actresses in the show are pretty great as well.
With Halloween right around the corner, now couldn’t be a better time to flip on Netflix and binge right through this new series.
If you happen to get around to watching Glitch on Netflix, please be sure to leave a comment in the comments section and let us know what you think of the series. Do you think it makes a happy substitute for Stranger Things?
[Featured Image by Netflix]