After three years of waiting, the fourth season of "Stranger Things" is finally here in its entirety. The new season brings us a new and terrifying villain, more backstory to our favorite characters, and a cast scattered around the globe (literally) as they try to fight a new evil. With a large cast and an increasingly twisty plot, there's a lot to keep track of!
Never fear - we've got your recap right here. The season is full of twists, triumphs, and tragedies, and it's all setting us up for an even bigger showdown in the upcoming fifth and final season. While we wait for hints on what's in store in the final batch of episodes, here's what you need to know about the most important things that happened in season four.