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
The world is turning upside down
Did You Know?
In the pilot script, Steve Harrington was written as "the biggest douchebag on the planet," going so far as to rape Nancy Wheeler (played by Natalia Dyer
). The character changed when actor Joe Keery
turned out to be "much more likable and charming than the Duffer Brothers (Matt Duffer
& Ross Duffer
) originally had envisioned." 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
Referenced in Why Him?
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon
& Michael Stein See more