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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

The car Jonathan (Charlie Heaton) drives is a 1971 Ford Galaxie 500. See more »

Goofs

The teenage characters frequently use the phrase "chill" to mean hang around. In 1983, "chill" would have been used as a command to someone the speaker perceived to be overexcited about something. "Chill" didn't mean "hang out" until some point in the 1990's. See more »

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Eleven: Friends don't lie.
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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 Why Him? (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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The Perfect Mash-Up of the Best 80's Sci-Fi!
15 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

I've been trying to put my reaction to this series into cohesive sentences - even cohesive thoughts - and I just can't seem to do it. "Stranger Things" blended the best parts of some of the great 80's sci-fi films from "E.T." to "Poltergeist" to "The Goonies" to my all time favorite, "Close Encounters of the Third Kind." It was simply brilliant, and brings you back to a time when you were still able to feel a sense of wonder.

Though there are plenty of thrilling moments, this film does not rely on heavy CGI or jump-scares. It focuses on relationships between parents and children, best friends, and even a touch of romance. It takes you on a journey from a parent's worst nightmare to the resilience of those who rely on friends and cling to hope.

Also - you'll never look at Christmas lights the same way again.


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