Stranger Things (2016– )
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Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street 

Mike hides the mysterious girl in his house. Joyce gets a strange phone call.


Matt Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)


Matt Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) | 3 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Winona Ryder ... Joyce Byers
David Harbour ... Jim Hopper
Finn Wolfhard ... Mike Wheeler
Millie Bobby Brown ... Eleven
Gaten Matarazzo ... Dustin Henderson
Caleb McLaughlin ... Lucas Sinclair
Natalia Dyer ... Nancy Wheeler
Charlie Heaton ... Jonathan Byers
Cara Buono ... Karen Wheeler
Matthew Modine ... Martin Brenner
Joe Chrest ... Ted Wheeler
Joe Keery ... Steve Harrington
Rob Morgan ... Officer Powell
Ross Partridge ... Lonnie Byers
Shannon Purser ... Barbara Holland


Mike hides the mysterious girl in his house. Joyce gets a strange phone call.

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When the three boys first speak to Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) in Mike's (Finn Wolfhard) basement, Dustin is wearing a t-shirt that says "Drama Club". Gaten Matarazzo, who plays Dustin, is a big fan of theater, and began his career acting and singing on Broadway. See more »


When Jonathan Byers goes to his father's home to look for Will, an APL shipping container is shown in a rail yard nearby. The logo is of the current "APL" initials with a red American eagle above it. This logo was not used until 1988. The correct logo in 1983 would have been a red American eagle over the words "American President Line". See more »


Mr. Melvald: Okay, that looks like twenty-two dollars and fifty-six cents.
Joyce Byers: Uh, yeah, you know, uh... I gave Jonathan all my money for... for the copies for the posters. Uh, I need an advance.
Mr. Melvald: Yes, well, of course. Of course.
Joyce Byers: Thank you. Yeah, uh, I was thinking two weeks?
Mr. Melvald: Yes, I understand, but, you know, I have to pay Jeffrey for covering...
Joyce Byers: Donald. I've been here ten years. right? Have I ever called in sick or missed a shift once? I've worked, uh, Christmas Eve and Thanksgiving. I don't know where my boy is. ...
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References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »


Should I Stay or Should I Go
Written by Topper Headon (uncredited), Mick Jones (uncredited), Paul Simonon (uncredited), and Joe Strummer (uncredited)
Performed by The Clash
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3 May 2019 | by Edvis-1997See all my reviews

Did it surprise me more than first episode? Nop , I believe firs episode was maybe 0.1-0.2 points better than this one. Lack of action. That's the main problem. Waiting for some changes.

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Release Date:

15 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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