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 of the locals begin to understand that there's more going on than meets the eye.
The world is turning upside down. (Season 1)
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Did You Know?
portrays a mother whose child has gone missing. In real life, Ryder dedicated the film Little Women
(1994) to Polly Hannah Klaas
, a young girl from her hometown of Petaluma, California, who went missing and was later revealed to have been kidnapped and brutally murdered. She offered a $200,000 reward for anyone with information on the subject, and as of 2016 she still remains a strong supporter of the Polly Klaas Foundation for Prevention of child abduction, and aid in the search. See more
In the early 1980s, the lights on the kids' bicycles would have been powered by a tire-driven dynamo. The dynamo's output and thus the light level would have varied according to the bike's speed, becoming totally dark when the bike was stopped.
Additionally, as with the "flashlights" anachronism, the headlights would have been yellowish, not the blue-white of a modern LED headlamp. See more
Friends don't lie.
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