Netflix Cheer Season 2 episode 8 audio out of sync or lagging, issue acknowledged

Netflix is without a doubt one of the top streaming services available out there. Its large amount of content (exclusive and third party) made it the favorite of millions around the world.

A few hours ago, Netflix premiered episode 8 of the second season of Cheer, one of its most watched shows. However, users of the service are experiencing severe problems related to audio.

More specifically, according to multiple reports, there is an audio out of sync or lagging issue for several seconds in Cheer Season 2 episode 8 which is streaming on Netflix (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).

Netflix Cheer Season 2 episode 8 audio issues

Hundreds of Netflix users express their disappointment through reports due to the audio issues that do not let them enjoy Cheer. The audio has a delay of about 10-15 seconds compared to the on-screen image.

there is an issue with #Cheer season 2, episode 8.
Please fix the lagging sound, everyone I know who is watching this is experiencing this same issue. It’s a technical problem on your end, the sound is 10-15 seconds behind the video.

trying to watch season 2 episode 8 of Cheer and the sound is way off from the video. I restarted my roku but it didn’t work. It’s just this episode. All other episodes and shows are fine.

Watching #Cheer s2 in French because the audio track for episode 8 is severely out of sync and it was getting on my nerves. Thank fuck for bilingualism but the show just doesn’t hit the same lol.

Netflix team already aware, potential workaround

The large number of reports led to the problem quickly reaching the ears of the Netflix team. So, currently, the company is already aware of the audio issues in the most recent episode of the popular show.

Gotcha! We are aware of this issue and we’re working on fixing it. We appreciate you taking the time to report it and for now, we suggest you try it again later.

Currently, the company is working on resolving the problem as quickly as possible. But, there is still no information on the exact moment in which the audio of the episode will work correctly.

In the meantime, there is a workaround that reportedly helps resolve the audio issues. Basically, in the ‘audio selection’ section, the user should choose the ‘English (audio description)’ option.


When new developments related to the glitch arise or the fix is available, we will update this article. So, stay tuned with us.

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