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Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt 

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Terror reigns in the food court when the Mind Flayer comes to collect. But down below, in the dark, the future of the world is at stake.

Directors:

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

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Matt Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) | 4 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
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Storyline

Hopper, Joyce and Murray head to the Russian base to activate the keys that are opening The Gate, with the support of Steve, Robin, Dustin and Erica by radio. El and her friends are leaving the Starcourt Mall when they realize that Billy has stolen the ignition cable from Nancy's car and they are forced to seek shelter from the Mind Flayer in the mall. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

This is the only episode, this season, where Steve and Robin (A) are seen outside of the vicinity of the Starcourt Mall and (B) are wearing something other than their uniforms. See more »

Goofs

A few episodes ago, the air vents were not big enough for an adult, so just Erica could move through them, now suddenly, they are big enough for Murray... See more »

Quotes

[Will puts his "Dungeons & Dragons" rulebooks in a box]
Mike Wheeler: Whoa, dude. That's the donation box.
Will Byers: I know. I'll just use yours when I come back. I mean, if we still want to play.
Mike Wheeler: Yeah but what if you want to join another party?
Will Byers: Not possible.
[a touched Mike grins. Will returns the smile]
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Crazy Credits

The mid-credits scene takes place in a Russian facility and sees Russian soldiers take a prisoner into the feeding cage of the Demogorgon. See more »

Connections

References The Muppet Movie (1979) See more »

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Dirge
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Written by Kyle Dixon, Michael Stein, Mark Donica & Adam Jones
Performed by S U R V I V E
from Mnq026
2012, Holodeck
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The Planck´s Constant
27 October 2019 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Hopper, Joyce and Murray head to the Russian base to activate the keys that are opening The Gate, with the support of Steve, Robin, Dustin and Erica by radio. El and her friends are leaving the Starcourt Mall when they realize that Billy has stolen the ignition cable from Nancy´s car and they are forced to seek shelter from the Mind Flayer in the mall.

"Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt" is the second best episode of this season. The conclusion is great and hope to find Hopper safe and sound in Russia. The part when Dustin needs the Planck´s Constant is tense and hilarious. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt"


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.00 : 1
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