Comic-Con: Netflix puts you in 'Defenders' and 'Stranger Things'

Say hello to the Defenders, pay your respects to Barb in person and check out the world of Netflix's new urban fantasy "Bright."

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Netflix Experience at Comic-Con

At the Hilton Gaslamp, people can step into the worlds of three huge upcoming Netflix shows. 

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Enter NYC, alt-LA and Hawkins -- all in San Diego

A fake subway sign announces our first stop. 

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Which line is that?

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Keeping the city safe

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Getting the band together

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News you can hold

Because what would a New York street be without the WSJ on the corner?

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Josie's: Open for business

But only for water (and T-shirts!).

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Demogorgon!

Ruuuuuuuuuuun

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Become Eleven

Stop the Demogorgon by becoming an Eggo-loving child.

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Welcome to the '80s

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Inside the 'Stranger Things' tent

All kinds of goodies await you inside, including numerous props and costumes.

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Barb: Gone but not forgotten

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Poor Barb

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More Barb-centric props

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Costumes from the series

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Will's sweet vest

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All things Eleven

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Let's ride!

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A non-Easter egg

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Giveaways!

Choose between tiny Eleven, an adorable tiny Demogorgon, a t-shirt, a Barb candle or a hat.

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Smelly candle

In a good way! The host said it smelled amazing. 

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Hats for days

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Step inside the Byers home

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DOE property

Once you enter you are treated to a virtual reality experience on the HTC Vive where you communicate with the Upside Down (and scream your head off if you're like me).

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Sealed mask

We've only glimpsed this in the teaser, but good odds it's connected to the DOE's work.

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There's been a breach!

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Better escape to LA

Or rather, alt-LA.

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'Bright'

The new Netflix film stars Will Smith as a human police officer. 

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Throne

In this universe, humans have coexisted with orcs, elves, fairies and magic since the beginning of time.

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Magic wand

When this is accidentally found, it causes all sorts of issues.

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Prejudice

As with any society, some are treated better than others.

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Police station posters

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Alert! Orc on the loose!

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Every species has rights

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Fairy den

In this room you can see costumes for the police officers and elves.

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Whoa

Make no bones about it, "Bright" is definitely an R-rated movie. Directed by David Ayer ("Suicide Squad"), it will be available on Netflix on December 22. 

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Go hang out!

Between cool giveaways and immersive experiences, the Netflix area is definitely worth visiting. 

Be sure to check out all of CNET's Comic-Con 2017 coverage.

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