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Chapter Seven: The Bathtub 

The government comes searching for Eleven. Eleven looks for Will in the Upside Down.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Hopper
Dr. Martin Brenner
Steve Harrington
Officer Powell
Officer Callahan (as John Paul Reynolds)


Lucas warns his friends that the bad men from the Hawkins Laboratory are coming and they must flee. They are pursued by Brenner and his agents and El uses her power to flip a van and stop the others. They hide in a junkyard and meet Lucas. At the police station, Jonathan is released by Hopper and Joyce and he and Nancy tells about the monster. Troy arrives at the station with his mother and tells about El's abilities. Hopper, Joyce, Nancy and Jonathan seek out Mike, Dustin and Lucas and they use Will's walkie-talkie to contact them. They meet the boys and El at the junkyard and head to Nancy's house, where Dustin calls Mr. Clarke to learn how to make the deprivation tank. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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15 July 2016 (USA)  »

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2.00 : 1
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Did You Know?


The music during the building of the home-made sensory deprivation tank is "Fields of Coral" from the 1996 album Oceanic by Blade Runner (1982) composer Vangelis. See more »


The street sign embedded in the sidewalk outside the theater saying "OAK STREET" is upside down. The sign should be installed so that you can see what street you are about to cross, not the one you had just crossed (with your back to the street). See more »


Nancy Wheeler: What did she even eat?
Mike Wheeler: What?
Nancy Wheeler: Eleven.
Mike Wheeler: Oh... candy, leftovers, eggos... she really likes eggos.
Nancy Wheeler: I knew you were acting weird I just... I thought it was because of Will.
Mike Wheeler: I knew you were acting weird too. I thought it was cause of Steve.
Nancy Wheeler: Hey. No more secrets, okay? From now on, we tell each other everything.
Mike Wheeler: Okay... do you like Jonathan now?
Nancy Wheeler: What? No... no it's not like that... do you like Eleven?
Mike Wheeler: What? No. Ew. Gross.
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References All the Right Moves (1983) See more »


Fields of Coral
Performed by Vangelis
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Everything Is in Place
1 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

This episode has everything. The two forces at work are facing off. All significant parties are now in play. The boys are fugitives, but fugitives, not from the government or law enforcement, but people who are posing as such. They have one intent; they want to kill the boys and take back Eleven. The Chief is fully involved and has some ideas, but most of what is going to happen will probably depend on Nancy and Jonathan. Steve has had an epiphany and made a turn in his life. The Tub is the means to get Will back, using a sensory deprivation tank. People are now heading toward the center and Episode Eight should answer things. I hope this is the case because I see that a second season is in the works. Please don't cheat us. By the way, I see this episode is rated a nine or higher. Could someone else beside the people who are writing talk about something other than how slow this is. It's the typical commentary with anything that requires a little patience.

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