Near Halloween, Mike, Dustin, Lucas and Will find that Dustin's score in an Arcade game has been beaten by someone with the nickname MadMax. They believe the newcomer in school Maxine is the player. Hopper investigates what has happened to pumpkins that have been poisoned and the owner blames his neighbor. Will has visions from the Upside Down and he goes with Joyce and Hopper to a clinic for medical examination.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Dustin refers to the arcade videogame, Dragon's Lair
(1983) as "over priced". Dragon's Lair was the first arcade game to charge $0.50 (even $1.00 in some markets) per play, breaking the $0.25 norm. See more
Set in 1984, this episode features the song "Just Another Day" by Oingo Boingo, which was not recorded or released until 1985. See more
He's gonna spread his nasty-ass rash to your whole family.
Features Dig Dug
Performed by Roy Clark See more