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Netflix Viewers Furious At The Huge Twist At The End Of Archive81

Rebecca Shepherd

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Netflix Viewers Furious At The Huge Twist At The End Of Archive81

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Netflix has released a new horror series and it's left viewers furious thanks to the major twist at the end (which we won't spoil, don't worry). You can watch the trailer here:

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Archive 81 follows archivist Dan Turner (played by Mamoudou Athie), who takes a job restoring a collection of damaged videotapes from 1994.

Reconstructing the work of a documentary filmmaker named Melody Pendras (played by Dina Shihabi), he is drawn into her investigation of a dangerous cult at the Visser apartment building.

The horror series landed on Netflix on 14 January and has been compared to a combination of The Blair Witch Project, Midsommar and Frequency.

Dan slowly finds himself obsessing over what happened to Melody and the pair form a mysterious connection with Dan believing he can save her from something that happened 25 years ago.

Credit: Netflix
Credit: Netflix

And that is all we shall share.

Taking to Twitter, the viewers that have finished the eight-part series have responded to the finale with outrage.

One wrote/shouted: "WHAT THE F**K WAS THAT ENDING OF ARCHIVE 81?"

While another said: "Oh my god. That ending of #Archive81. That is the most haunting way to end a show. 10/10. Gotta say, Mamoudou Athie gave an incredible performance!"

A third said: "Archive 81 ending... JAIL." Bold.

Someone else added: "Very intriguing and interesting. #Archive81 is a MUST-watch! Great performances by @dinashihabi

and Mamoudou Athie. The ending blew my mind."

People are asking for a second season to be created while others think it could be left as it is. One was in the middle, saying: "Finished #Archive81 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Love that the ending could be an ending but also leaves the story open for a 2nd season."

Credit: Netflix
Credit: Netflix

However, not everyone was happy with the way they left things. Someone wrote: "Don't watch Archive81. Haven't seen an ending fall apart so hard since the Game of Thrones finale. What a waste of time. I'm so angry lol."

In agreement, another said: "#Archive81 is.... pretty bad. The ending is terribly weak and it made me mourn the wasted time I spent watching the series."

If you are about to watch the series, it's worth passing on a warning from people not to watch it late at night.

One fan tweeted: "Archive 81 man I’m telling ya don’t watch it at night yall stay safe."

Another wrote: “Watching Archive 81 immediately before going to bed may not have been the wisest choice."

Archive 81 is available on Netflix now.

Topics: TV and Film, Netflix

Rebecca Shepherd
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