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 locals begin to understand that there's more going on than meets the eye. Written by
The world is turning upside down
Did You Know?
Matthew Modine stated in an interview that the character of Dr. Brenner was written as wearing a plaid shirt and jeans. Instead, Modine worked closely with the Duffer brothers to craft the character's look, and patterned his hair after Robert Shaw
in Battle of the Bulge
(1965) and a pristine suit after Cary Grant
's wardrobe in North by Northwest
(1959). See more
A number of times you can see the bad guys using Crosman 2240 airguns but they were not introduced until 1999. See more
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits. See more
Referenced in Why Him?