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Stranger Things 4 has officially surpassed 1 billion hours viewed.
Netflix reported the news in its Top 10 roundup for the week of June 27, where it ranks the most popular shows within the first 28 days of their debut. Stranger Things 4 made it into the Top 10 in 93 different countries.
Clocking in at 1.15 billion hours, Stranger Things 4 holds the top spot as the most-watched English-language TV show, beating out new seasons of The Umbrella Academy, Peaky Blinders, Man Vs. Bee and more.
Episodes 8 and 9, the supersized final two episodes of Season 4, were released by Netflix on Friday. Those two episodes combined for 235 minutes of runtime and 301.28 million hours viewed in just three days of availability.
The new statistic cements Stranger Things 4 as the second most-watched season in Netflix history, following 2021’s Squid Game.
Netflix reported that viewers watched 1.65 billion hours of the South Korean drama in the month after its premiere.