Holy crap was there a lot of television this year. While we’ve already covered our best and worst shows of the year, there were many specific moments in these series, as well as memorable highlights from shows that didn’t make it into our Top 10 list, that we’d be remiss to not highlight—or remind you of how awful…
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the loss of several iconic fictional characters. Whether they were cut down in the line of duty, chose to make a noble sacrifice for the greater good, or simply kicked the bucket, all of these characters will be missed... well, almost all of them.
Stranger Things might be known for its Easter eggs designed for children of the 1980s, but the most interesting, significant, and impactful one of the second season has nothing to do with nostalgia, but rather its own story.
Even though they easily could have ended up being insufferable, the young actors at the center of Stranger Things are actually endearing and charming as hell. But back when the Duffer Brothers were first dreaming the series up, they had every intention of killing one of those lovable kids on screen.
Maxine Mayfield, also known as Mad Max, was a much-needed addition to the second season of Stranger Things. The show was lacking in young female representation, apart from Nancy and Eleven, and after “Justice for Barb,” adding a female co-star seemed like a smart and calculated choice. Only, what was supposed to be …
Long before it became known as Stranger Things, Matt and Ross Duffers were hard at work on their pitch for “Montauk,” an “epic tale of sci fi horror inspired by the 80s and the works of Steven Spielberg and Stephen King.
There are moments where Stranger Things gets so lost in its own extradimensional mythos, you can forget that most of the other residents of Hawkins are living perfectly normal, everyday lives free of demogorgons. But the show makes a point of pulling you back to reality with characters like Erica, Lucas’ little sister.
Sean Astin’s character Bob is certainly one of the best new additions on Stranger Things 2. However, the character was incredibly different in early iterations of the season, changing drastically once Astin came on board the cast.
This past Friday, the kids from 1980s Hawkins, Indiana, were back with Stranger Things 2, the second season of Netflix’s breakout show from the Duffer Brothers. It arrived with huge expectations and massive excitement so, like many of you, we binged the whole thing on its first weekend. Overall, Stranger Things 2 was…
Whenever there’s a new, popular sci-fi movie like Avatar or television show like Stranger Things that features otherworldly creatures, there’s a certain number of the people who see the strange beasts and think to themselves “I wanna have sex with that alien demon thing or whatever it is.”
Howdy, I’m Jim Hopper, and I’m the Sheriff of the dance.
When Stranger Things hit Netflix last summer, it came out of nowhere. No one was expecting it to become a pop-culture sensation. That will not be the case with the second season, though—which is out on Friday, and has a huge amount of awareness and hype that changes things considerably.
Here’s the thing about Stranger Things season two: If you liked season one, and pretty much everyone did, then you’ll like this season just fine. Everything is turned up a bit, but the soul of Stranger Things remains what it was last season—a story about friendship, family, and giant piles of ‘80s nostalgia.
We don’t know too much about the second season of Stranger Things, but we do know this: most of the characters hate Three Musketeers bars.