Netflix send hilarious cease-and-desist letter to unauthorised Stranger Things bar 3 years ago

Netflix send hilarious cease-and-desist letter to unauthorised Stranger Things bar

'Unless I'm living in the Upside Down, I don't think we did a deal with you for this bar.'

Stranger Things has really become a bit of a cultural phenomenon in next to no time.

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Just one season in, and all of a sudden everyone is obsessed with all this eighties again (which is weird, because it feels like we just got over the eighties again), and Winona Ryder's now legendary reactions on the awards stage became the .gif that kept on .gif-ing.

Season 2 will be with us just in time for Halloween, but already there are a few ingenious peeps out there hoping to get involved in the zeitgeist.

Over in Chicago, some folk opened up a pop-up bar called The Upside Down, that was initially set to be open for just six weeks.

However, according to Variety, thanks to the popularity of the bar's drinks, including a syrup-flavoured cocktail called “Eleven’s Eggos,” and the patrons' love of the decor, including the Christmas-light alphabet wall, the owners had hoped to keep it open right up to premiere of the second season on October 27.

However, following a pretty funny cease-and-desist letter from Netflix, they'll know shut down on the original date of October 1, and local news outlet DNAInfo Chicago spoke to the bar's organisers and said there are absolutely no hard feelings.

Netflix Letter To Emporium Logan Square Owners by Mina Bloom on Scribd

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