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.
The world is turning upside down
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Did You Know?
In the beginning of Season 2, when Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo
) and Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin
) are talking to Max (Sadie Sink
) about how she's from California and that she likes skateboards, they make a joke and throw around the word "tubular". This joke also appeared in the 1993 film Hocus Pocus
(1993) when the bullies are messing with a character also named Max. They are discussing his recent move from California and call it "tubular". 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
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon
& Michael Stein See more