The writers chose to make that the backdrop to the new season as it fit well with the characters' journeys. No explanation for the change has been officially given yet, but considering the fact that Stranger Things' second season formally went by that title Stranger Things 2, it seems like a way to emphasize the sequel nature of the new run of episodes.
First of all, Atlanta Season 2 releases March 1, and that's so close that I might have an anxiety attack. "Our characters are going through insane, desperate transitions so Robbin' Season is kind of a metaphor for all of our characters", he said.
So what is "robbin' season" actually referring to? We weren't trying to think about it in terms of sitcoms or tropes or what has come before it. "We just tried to be ourselves". We just had 30 minutes to do whatever we wanted. "I think Season 2 will be affected by how people take in the food we're giving them, essentially". It's just kind of tense and desperate times.
Critics have raved about Atlanta (you can read our review here) and the series is already earning Earn some serious love in Hollywood.
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"It's a really good show", Donald says as the room of critics erupts in laughter at his revelation.
"That's also why that time of year, Robbin Season, happens", added Stephen Glover.
Stephen went on to explain that the episodes of Summer Vacation were broken up into several episodes, between 8 and 9, and that viewers could watch them all together as if they were a movie or separately in installments. "You enjoy them more when they're all together, but you can also enjoy them in bits", Glover said.
Director Hiro Murai adds that they made a decision to use that format to "set up the audience to approach the show differently". "We picked a lane a little bit more. We got to try a lot of weird experimental stuff".