October, 1983. There’s a monster lurking in Hawkins, Indiana. Chewing people up, spitting them out, changing them in terrible ways. Yet for some reason, everyone is acting like it's all perfectly normal. Except for Robin Buckley. She alone knows exactly what this monster’s name is: Hawkins High School.
Starring Maya Hawke as Robin and Sean Maher as her favorite teacher, Mr. Hauser, Surviving Hawkins is the podcast companion to the YA novel, Stranger Things: Rebel Robin, by A.R. Capetta.
Written and Directed by Lauren Shippen.
Introducing Rebel Robin: Surviving Hawkins
Coming June 29th, from Netflix and Atypical Artists, the first Stranger Things fiction podcast! Starring Maya Hawke as Robin and Sean Maher (Firefly) as Mr. Hauser, her favorite teacher. There's a new monster in Hawkins, Indiana, and Robin will need Mr. Hauser's help to defeat it. But why is he so willing to help her? And what's the secret he's hiding from her?
Follow us now so you don't miss a thing! The six episode season start on June 29th. And for more of Robin’s backstory, be sure to order the companion novel, Stranger Things: Rebel Robin, wherever books are sold.
1. Our Town
Robin Buckley's sophomore year at Hawkins High School started well enough, but recently things have been getting complicated. She finally accepts Mr. Hauser's offer to spend her lunch period in his classroom. He's her favorite teacher after all, and he seems to really care about his students. But can she trust him with the details of "Operation Croissant"?
Robin and Mr. Hauser bond over their shared appreciation of author Mary Shelley; she knew who the real monsters were. Robin decides it’s safe to reveal more details of “Operation Croissant”, leading Mr. Hauser to make a surprising offer. But their conversation is interrupted by a knock at the classroom door.
3. The Inferno
Robin overhears Mr. Hauser get a mysterious phone call on the school's intercom system. Who is it? What do they want? Robin wants to trust Mr. Hauser but she’s pretty sure he’s hiding something from her. So she decides to confront him – but is she ready for the truth?
4. Lord of the Flies
You can learn a lot about a person by rummaging through the cassette case in their car. Robin gets a ride home from Mr. Hauser, hoping to put their last encounter behind her. Plus, she’s desperate for advice. She’s about to learn that Mr. Hauser’s taste in music surprisingly doesn’t suck. Neither does his advice. But the mystery of the anonymous caller takes an ominous turn.
5. The Outsiders
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