Believe it or not, October is already here! Pumpkin spice is everywhere you look and soon the weather will be perfect for curling up on the couch and binge-watching Netflix. The streaming giant has just announced their slate of new shows and movies for next month, so get ready to mark your calendars, as well.
The biggest release for October is, without a doubt, the second season of the pop culture phenomenon, Stranger Things, which arrives just in time for Halloween on October 27.
There are a few other spooky treats coming to Netflix next month, including Ghost Patrol (October 1), Cult of Chucky (October 3), Raw (October 4), Donnie Darko (October 11), Super Monsters: Season 1 (October 13), The Babysitter (October 14), Slasher: Guilty Party (October 17), and The Mist: Season 1 (October 24).
If you’re looking for lighter fare, Netflix continues its recent spate of original stand-up specials with Rodney Carrington: Here Comes the Truth (October 3), Christina P: Mother Inferior (October 10), Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (October 17), and Judah Friedlander: America Is The Greatest Country In The United States (October 30).
There are plenty of great library titles being added as well, including Blood Diamond, Boogie Nights, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Eyes Wide Shut, Miss Congeniality, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, Must Love Dogs, and Tommy Boy all arriving on October 1.
Other highlights from throughout the month include The Fosters: Season 5 (October 5), The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (October 6), Mindhunter: Season 1 (October 13), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (October 13), Kingdom of Us (October 13), Stephen King adaptation 1922 (October 20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (October 20), Wheelman (October 20), The Hateful Eight (October 22), and Pup Star: Better 2Gether (October 28).
As usual, there will also be some titles leaving Netflix in October and this month it includes a lot of great TV shows, like 30 Rock: Seasons 1-7, Friday Night Lights: Seasons 1-5, Malcolm in the Middle: Seasons 1-7, My Name Is Earl: Seasons 1-4, One Tree Hill: Seasons 1-9, The Bernie Mac Show: Seasons 1-5, The Wonder Years: Seasons 1-6, The Cleveland Show: Seasons 1-4, Bones: Seasons 5-11, Lie to Me: Seasons 2-3, Louie: Seasons 1-5, and Family Guy: Seasons 9-14.