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'Stranger Things' tackles teen troubles in third season

(CNN)More puberty, more problems is the rough mantra for the new season of "Stranger Things," which builds upon the story so far without bending the mold in the mix of '80s nostalgia and more movie/TV references than you can shake a library of Stephen King books at.As usual, the Netflix series -- presumably one of its most popular, despite the service's stinginess about backing up such assumptions -- starts slowly, proceeds along parallel tracks (three pretty distinct ones, in this case) and gradually comes together, yielding an enjoyably derivative eight-episode binge that's plenty of fun, if probably not worthy of all the hype and fuss.A 'Stranger Things' refresherThe main wrinkle, aside from the kids getting older and making out, hinges ...