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Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak 

After Will sees something terrible on trick-or-treat night, Mike wonders whether Eleven's still out there. Nancy wrestles with the truth about Barb.

Directors:

Matt Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)

Writers:

Matt Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Winona Ryder ... Joyce Byers
David Harbour ... Jim Hopper
Finn Wolfhard ... Mike Wheeler
Millie Bobby Brown ... Eleven
Gaten Matarazzo ... Dustin Henderson
Caleb McLaughlin ... Lucas Sinclair
Noah Schnapp ... Will Byers
Sadie Sink ... Max Mayfield
Natalia Dyer ... Nancy Wheeler
Charlie Heaton ... Jonathan Byers
Joe Keery ... Steve Harrington
Dacre Montgomery ... Billy Hargrove
Cara Buono ... Karen Wheeler
Sean Astin ... Bob Newby
Paul Reiser ... Dr. Sam Owens
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Storyline

Eleven recalls how she escaped from the Upside Down and met Hopper. She asks him if she can dress like a ghost to go trick-or-treating but Hopper tells her that it would be too dangerous. He promises to bring back candy for her and watch a scary movie with Eleven. Hopper heads to investigate the mystery of the rotten pumpkins. Nancy wants to tell to Barb's parents that she is dead, but Steve warns that it would be a problem for her with the government. Dustin and Lucas invite Max to go treat-or-treating with them, Mike and Will who are dressed as the Ghostbusters. Nancy gets drunk at a Halloween party and tells Steve that she does not love him, and Jonathan drives her home. Will has another vision of a monster in the Upside Down. Eleven visits Mike via the Void but fails to contact with him. Dustin finds something strange in his trash bin. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2017 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview, Millie Bobby Brown said that she loved shooting scenes in the cabin with David Harbour, but like Eleven, she found the scenes of her alone incredibly boring. See more »

Goofs

The digital watch Dustin wears is a Casio F-91W. While 80s in style, these were only produced from 1991 and are still available today. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Dustin Henderson: Holy sh-
[credits roll]
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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Wango Tango
Written and Performed by Ted Nugent
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The Evolution of El
30 October 2017 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

If a show is to work, we need to care about the characters. The four guys genuinely care about each other. They have been through a lot, including a kidnapping and the death of a young girl. The sad thing is that they are constantly attacked for their nerdiness by their peers. The death of the young girl in the first season has made things so painful. It is also about the ruin a family that has hired an unscrupulous shyster private detective. Let's face it. He won't know anything about anything. Max becomes more of a factor. I assume the psychotic who drives her around is her brother. He is genuinely nuts and she is in danger from him. Obviously, he did something that got them to this hick town (his words). We see the kindness of Jonathan, who is probably the most mature, but also most maligned, character in this thing. But what will develop as the relationship between El and the protective police chief progresses. Will continues to see images of great threat. Tune in for Episode Three.


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