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“I deliberation it’s yet my year,” are nan celebrated past words of Eddie Munson successful “Stranger Things,” but unluckily character Joseph Quinn will person to hold a small spot longer.

While, astatine this point, it feels for illustration nan kids of Netflix’s ’80s-set sci-fi bid will beryllium grandparents earlier Season 5, pinch nan WGA onslaught delaying accumulation and nan wide velocity successful which nan Duffer brothers person delivered seasons. Nonetheless, elements of past summer’s massively celebrated Season 4 Vol. 2 double-episodes will beryllium angling for information from nan Television Academy this year. But Emmy rules intends astir stars of “Stranger Things” aren’t eligible for this year’s ballots.

In June 2022, nan TV Academy eliminated nan “hangover section rule,” which allowed a bid that premieres current-season episodes aft nan May 31 eligibility deadline but earlier nan commencement of information round-voting to taxable for Emmy consideration.

Read: Variety’s Awards Circuit for nan latest Emmy predictions successful each categories.

The 4th play of “Stranger Things” was surgery into 2 parts. Vol. 1, consisting of 7 episodes, dropped connected May 27, 2022 and competed for nan 2022 Emmys, wherever it picked up 13 noms and won 5 — for stunt coordination, sound editing (one hour), sound mixing (one hour), prosthetic constitution and euphony supervision.

Toward nan opening of this year’s eligibility period, (which started June 1, 2022), Netflix dropped nan Vol. 2 installments, featuring 2 epic episodes pinch a mixed runtime of astir 4 hours: “Chapter Eight: Papa” and “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback.” Under caller rules, these are considered “orphan” episodes successful nan eyes of awards eligibility, which prevents nan show from submitting for nan play bid class (which requires a minimum of six), nor immoderate main bid acting categories, wherever stars Millie Bobby Brown and David Harbour person garnered nickname for erstwhile seasons.

STRANGER THINGS. (L to R) Gaten Matarazzo arsenic Dustin Henderson and Joseph Quinn arsenic Eddie Munson successful STRANGER THINGS. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022 Courtesy of Netflix

Despite Vol. 2 having standout turns from nan likes of Sadie Sink arsenic tomboy Max Mayfield aliases Quinn arsenic nan stone ‘n ‘ rolling Eddie Munson, nan only “Stranger Things” character eligible for Emmy acting nickname this twelvemonth is Dacre Montgomery, for impermanent character successful a play series.

Montgomery plays Max’s deceased stepbrother, Billy. Despite being killed by nan Mind Flayer successful Season 3, nan characteristic appears successful “The Piggyback” finale erstwhile Vecna (Jamie Campbell Bower) puts Max into a trance, pinch her deceased relative showing up successful a imagination to blasted her for his death.

While a slot for Montgomery is attainable, nan 28-year-old will look a difficult section that includes actors from presumed play bid contenders specified arsenic “The Last of Us” (Nick Offerman, Murray Bartlett, Lamar Johnson, Gabriel Luna), “Succession” (James Cromwell, Arian Moayed) and “Better Call Saul” (Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Michael McKean, Tony Dalton, Mark Margolis).

“Stranger Things” is nan astir high-profile show pinch this unsocial situation, and it would beryllium difficult to spot it getting unopen out. When nan “hangover rule” was successful effect, acclaimed shows for illustration Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” successful 2019 managed to nab respective cardinal mentions, specified arsenic penning and directing — and won three, including impermanent play character and character for Bradley Whitford and Cherry Jones.

There were 22 actors submitted for Vol. 1 successful nan superior acting races. To beryllium eligible for nan impermanent categories, an character cannot look successful much than 50% of nan episodes successful a fixed season.

But it won’t beryllium conscionable astir Montgomery. Netflix and nan creatives person put their attraction into nan two-hour and 19-minute finale, submitting it to nan Emmy Creative Arts races it was eligible for, on pinch nan 2 main categories for directing and writing. Unfortunately, “Papa” was not submitted successful immoderate categories (yes, that’s nan 1 that includes Noah Schnapp’s heart-wrenching line, “That’s what holds this statement together… heart,” which he delivers to Mike successful nan car).

Netflix besides has much than capable play bid to taxable successful nan apical category, specified arsenic nan erstwhile Emmy victor “The Crown,” Shonda Rhimes’ “Bridgerton” spinoff “Queen Charlotte” and nan governmental thriller “The Diplomat.”

Read nan database of submissions for “Stranger Things” below. Emmy voting originates connected June 15.

“Stranger Things 4” Emmy Submissions

  • Guest Actor (Drama) — Dacre Montgomery arsenic Billy Hargrove
  • Directing (Drama) — The Duffer Brothers, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Writing (Drama) — The Duffer Brothers, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Cinematography (One-Hour) — Caleb Heymann, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Music Composition (Original Dramatic Score) — Kyle Dixon, Michael Stein, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Music Supervision — Nora Felder, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Period/Character Hairstyling — Sarah Hindsgaul, Katrina Suhre, Brynn Berg, O’Dena Gibson, Tariq Ferguson, Jamie Freeman, Charles Grico, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Period/Character Makeup (Non-Prosthetic) — Amy L. Forsythe, Devin Morales, Erin Keith, Nataleigh Verrengia, Benji Dove, Jan Rooney, Lisa Poe, Rocco Gaglioti Jr., “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Period Costumes — Amy Parris, Kristin Garaventa, Seth Elliott, Pam Aaron, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Picture Editing (Drama) — Dean Zimmerman, Katheryn Naranjo, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Sound Editing for a Comedy aliases Drama Series (One Hour) — Craig Henighan, Will Files, Ryan Cole, Korey Pereira, Angelo Palazzo, Katie Halliday, Ken McGill, Steve Baine, David Klotz, Lena Glikson-Nezhelskaya, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”
  • Sound Mixing (One Hour) — Craig Henighan, Will Files, Mark Paterson, Michael P. Clark, “Chapter Nine: The Piggyback”