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.
One summer can change everything. (Season 3)
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Did You Know?
's films are a touchstone for the series; for instance, the movie poster for The Thing
(1982) appears in several scenes. Carpenter has also composed the scores for several of his films. The main theme is highly reminiscent of Carpenter's electronic scores. See more
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
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits. See more
Referenced in South Park: Splatty Tomato
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon
& Michael Stein See more