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‘Stranger Things 4’ finale results in server crash at Netflix

Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS): The final two episodes of sci-fi horror drama series “Stranger Things 4” have crashed the server of Netflix, the platform that streams the show, reports “Variety.”

According to global uptime monitoring site Downdetector.com, user reports of issues with Netflix spiked around 3 a.m. EST, when Volume 2 of ” Stranger Things 4″ has been released.

“Variety” notes that complaints about errors with Netflix peaked at nearly 13,000 at the top of the hour, before the situation appeared to be resolved within half an hour.

“Stranger Things 4” has already set the record as the No. 1 English-language series on the service in its first four weeks of release, as reported by Netflix based on total hours watched.

“Stranger Things” was created, written and produced by Matt and Ross Duffer, aka the Duffer Brothers.

The supernatural horror thriller has an ensemble cast including Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers), David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery , Maya Hawke, Priah Ferguson, Brett Gelman, Cara Buono and Matthew Modine.