TV Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
Winona Ryder (Joyce Byers) was born in 1971. The series takes place mainly in 1983. Ryder turned 12 years old that year, roughly the same age in real life as all of the main young child characters were in the year the series takes place.
While the HK MP-5K submachinegun carried by the Chief and the MPs/bad men existed as early as 1976 several characters are seen carrying MP-5K PDWs (identified by an attached sidefolding stock) which was not introduced until 1991.
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits.
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