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.
A friend is someone you'd do anything for.. (Season 1)
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Did You Know?
In another homage to 80's movies, Police Chief Jim Hopper (David Harbour
) is named after the character Arnold Schwarzenegger
first goes looking for in Predator
(1987). Additionally, the first character killed onscreen in "Predator" was named Hawkins. Stranger Things takes place in the fictional Hawkins, IN. 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
[whenever the kids are about to do something stupid
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