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.
Several characters in this show are named after famous actors or directors who were very successful in the 80s. Some examples: Hopper (Dennis Hopper), Dustin (Dustin Hoffman), Lucas (George Lucas), Steve (Steven Spielberg).
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.