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), Cara Buono (Karen Wheeler), and Sean Astin (Bob Newby) were all born in 1971. Season one takes place mainly in 1983, and season two opens on the day before Ryder's 13th birthday - meaning all three of them were roughly the same age in real life as all of the main young child characters were when the series takes place.
The radio used by Chief Hopper was either a Motorola HT1000 or MT2000 series. Both came out around the late 90's. To be period accurate they would have used a model like MT1000.
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits.