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
Did You Know?
The state trooper guarding the morgue is reading "Cujo" by Stephen King
. This is one of the show's many hat tips to the author's work. See more
The police light-bar on the Chief Hopper's 1980 Blazer is a Code 3 MX7000, manufactured by Public Safety Equipment, which was not sold until the mid-1990's. See more
Friends don't lie
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.53