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Chapter Three: The Case of the Missing Lifeguard 

With El and Max looking for Billy, Will declares a day without girls. Steve and Dustin go on a stakeout, and Joyce and Hopper return to Hawkins Lab.

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writers:

Matt Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) | 3 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
Maya Hawke ... Robin Buckley
Priah Ferguson ... Erica Sinclair
Cara Buono ... Karen Wheeler (credit only)
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Storyline

Max and El decide to spy Billy using El's power and she sees Heather and Billy. However El is attacked by a monster and they decide to check Billy at home. Meanwhile Joyce and Hopper go to the Hawkins Laboratory that is closed. Robin translates the Russian encoded message snooping around in the mall with Steve and Dustin. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

This episode takes place on July 1, 1985. See more »

Goofs

The license plate on Billy's circa '70s car has three letters and then three numbers. The blue California license plates of this era had three numbers and then three letters. It's possible that this could be a vanity plate, but vanity plates are not allowed to resemble a standard issue plate. See more »

Quotes

Mike Wheeler: El is not stupid! It's not my fault you don't like girls!
[pause]
Mike Wheeler: Look, I wasn't trying to be a jerk. It's just that we're not kids anymore.
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Connections

References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

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Things Can Only Get Better
(uncredited)
Written by Howard Jones
Performed by Howard Jones
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Great episode
4 July 2019 | by Zhukov94See all my reviews

Finally moving on from the RomCom that was the first two episodes.

Alot of action and story development.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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