Gaten Matarazzo, Finn Wolfhard, and Caleb McLaughlin in Stranger Things

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Listen up, nerds: There's now an official "Stranger Things" Day.

Following the example of "Star Wars" and "Mean Girls," the Netflix series has claimed a day for fans to embrace their obsession -- even more than usual. Presumably, it'll be a day for eating Eggos, riding bikes, playing Dungeons and Dragons, and, of course, binge-watching "Stranger Things." That day is soon, too: Nov. 6.

The "Stranger Things" twitter account unveiled a video that explains the holiday's genesis. As it reminds us, Nov. 6 is the day that Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) disappeared in Season 1, so it's taking us back to the beginning.



Now, to be honest, highlighting that the occasion commemorates the anniversary of a young character's disappearance into a horrifying parallel spatial dimension seems to be in somewhat poor taste. As we saw in Season 2, poor Will was traumatized by the experience. We'd rather think of this as celebrating something happier, such as the escape of Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) from Hawkins Lab.

It's important to note that "Stranger Things" Day falls on Election Day this year, so don't forget to fit voting into all of your Hawkins-themed activities and whatever else Netflix has planned for us.