In a small town where everyone knows everyone, a peculiar incident starts a chain of events that leads to the disappearance of a child, which begins to tear at the fabric of an otherwise peaceful community. Dark government agencies and seemingly malevolent supernatural forces converge on the town, while a few of the locals begin to understand that there's more going on than meets the eye.
A friend is someone you'd do anything for.. (Season 1)
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Did You Know?
In season 1, the first man to enter the upside down is clad in a full biohazard suit and is named Shepherd. This is an obvious nod to the cult 80s movie C.H.U.D.
(1984), where Daniel Stern
plays the protagonist Shepherd. The biohazard suits are also almost identical to the ones worn by the government scientists in CHUD. See more
During several of the nighttime searches, characters use flashlights with modern bulbs (identifiable by their blue-white color and visibly different from the yellow-orange hue of period-correct flashlights). Ironically, if they had all used modern bulbs, the error wouldn't be nearly so obvious. See more
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits. See more
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon
& Michael Stein See more