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.
The repeated shots of the Byers' home with the porch swing in the foreground is an homage to The Evil Dead (1981). The poster for The Evil Dead is also seen in Jonathan Byers' (Charlie Heaton) bedroom.
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.