Stranger Things (2016– )
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Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat 

Hopper breaks into the lab to find the truth about Will's death. The boys try to locate the "gate" that will take them to Will.


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) | 2 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
John Reynolds ... Officer Callahan (as John Paul Reynolds)


Hopper breaks into the lab to find the truth about Will's death. The boys try to locate the "gate" that will take them to Will.

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As the boys and El are walking down the railroad tracks, Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) is wearing a sweatshirt that says Waupaca, Wis. on it. The main employer in Waupaca, Wis. is an iron foundry that also has a plant in Etowah, TN - another city previously mentioned in the series. See more »


"Elegia", a song played during Will's funeral, is from English band New Order's album "Low-Life", released on 13 May 1985. See more »


Nancy Wheeler: You know, I was actually starting to think that you were okay.
Jonathan Byers: Yeah?
Nancy Wheeler: Yeah. Yeah, I was thinking, "Jonathan Byers, maybe he's not the pretentious creep everyone says he is."
Jonathan Byers: Well, I was just starting to think you were okay.
Nancy Wheeler: Oh.
Jonathan Byers: I was thinking, "Nancy Wheeler, she's not just another suburban girl who thinks she's rebelling by doing exactly what every other suburban girl does, until that phase passes and they marry some boring one-time jock who now works sales, and they live out a perfectly boring ...
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References Under the Skin (2013) See more »


Nocturnal Me
Written by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson, and Pete DeFreitas
Performed by Echo & The Bunnymen
Courtesy of Korova / Warner Bros.
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It Is a good episode We are waiting the other episodes Thanks

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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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