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Chapter Six: The Monster 

Hopper and Joyce find the truth about the lab's experiments. After their fight, the boys look for the missing Eleven.

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Karen Wheeler
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Dr. Martin Brenner
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Ted Wheeler
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Steve Harrington
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Terry Ives
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Officer Callahan (as John Paul Reynolds)
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Nancy flees from the Upside Down following Jonathan's voice and cross the gate. Jonathan stays with the scared Nancy in her bedroom and Steve sees them together and believes Nancy is betraying him. Mike misses El that steals Eggo waffles from a supermarket. Hopper and Joyce visit Terry Ives that is catatonic. Her sister explains that she participated in a government project using drugs and had a miscarriage of her baby. However she claims that she delivered the baby that was alive. Jonathan and Nancy purchase weapons to hunt down the monster. However Jonathan meets Steve writing with spray bad things about Nancy; they fight and Jonathan is arrested by the police. Lucas follows his compass and stumbles upon the Hawkins Laboratory. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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15 July 2016 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The way that Eleven's psychic visit to the "Upside Down" is depicted is very similar to visuals contained in the "Doctor Who" serial Kinda (originally airing in England in 1982): In "Stranger Things", El is depicted in a featureless, black void with her mirror reflection the only other visible thing. In the Doctor Who serial, companion character Tegan falls into a dream state where she envisions a featureless, black void and only her mirror image. Additionally, "Kinda" had a plot concerning a snake-like monster escaping from an astral plane and invading the material world - much like the monster in Stranger Things. See more »

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When Steven and the others are going to check on Nancy, they are driving in Steve's car with Corey harts "sunglasses at night" playing. This series takes place in 1983 and that song wasn't released until January 1984. See more »

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Jonathan Byers: [Upon finding Nancy awake] Couldn't sleep?
Nancy Wheeler: No. Every time I close my eyes, I keep seeing that thing. Wherever I was... that place... I think it lives there. It was feeding there. Feeding on that deer. That means that if Will and Barbara...
Jonathan Byers: Hey. My mom said she talked to Will. If he's alive, Barbra might be too.
Nancy Wheeler: But that means she's trapped in that place! We have to find it again.
Jonathan Byers: You want to go back out there?
Nancy Wheeler: Maybe we don't have to. When I saw it, it was feeding on that dear, meaning it's a ...
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References Cosmos (1980) See more »

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Brahms' Lullaby
Written by Johannes Brahms
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In response to juanmaffeo
20 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

Juanmaffeo writes:

'And the other "wtf" moment is when the boys are in the woods looking for El and out of nowhere appear the two school bullies. What a coincidence! I guess it was normal to go for a walk in the forest back in the day. '

I think this was a reference to Stephen King's 'It' in which Henry Bowers' gang of bullies ambushes the Losers' Club in the Barrens, a tract of wooded wasteland, where the Club is trying to dam a stream. It wasn't a coincidence - the bullies followed them there in order to torment them, just as the mouth breathers presumably followed Dustin and Mike.


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