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Stranger Things 

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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends, must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
...  Joyce Byers 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Jim Hopper 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Mike Wheeler 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Eleven 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Dustin Henderson 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Lucas Sinclair 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Nancy Wheeler 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Jonathan Byers 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Karen Wheeler 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Steve Harrington 25 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Will Byers 24 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Max Mayfield 17 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Billy Hargrove 17 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Ted Wheeler 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Dr. Martin Brenner 12 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Officer Powell 12 episodes, 2016-2019
...  Erica Sinclair 12 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Officer Callahan 11 episodes, 2016-2017
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Storyline

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 locals begin to understand that there's more going on than meets the eye. Written by Charles J.

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The world is turning upside down


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Trivia

D'Artagnan is named after the main character from The Three Musketeers (1948) by Alexandre Dumas, This explains why Dart's favorite food is a Three Musketeers candy bar. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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Eleven: Promise.
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Crazy Credits

The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits. See more »

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Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 28 October 2016 (2016) See more »

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Stranger Things
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
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A masterpiece
16 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the most magical things I have ever had the fortune of viewing. I won't go into details about the narrative, which is build on classic sci-fi and horror concepts and it works. But what really makes this show excel is the little things. The casting is amazing - every single character, regardless of how small the part is, feels like a complete character, and the main cast delivers some powerful stuff all throughout the series. The production is spot on in it's portrayal of a small town in the 80's, and I have to assume that it is in part based on the creators own experiences and childhood, because everything feels real.

The only thing that bothered me throughout the entire show was the incompetence of the government entities. I know and understand that this is a popular portrayal of the government in these types of stories and especially in the US is this a common sentiment. But it simply didn't seem believable that they would make some of the choices they did. Doesn't take a genius to see that they are doing a crummy job. But this is all in all a negligible detail, as it keeps the story moving.


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