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 state trooper guarding the morgue is reading "Cujo" by Stephen King. This is one of the show's many hat tips to the author's work.
During several of the nighttime searches, characters use flashlights with modern bulbs (identifiable by their blue-white color and visibly different from the yellow-orange hue of period-correct flashlights). Ironically, if they had all used modern bulbs, the error wouldn't be nearly so obvious.
The Stranger Things opening titles and fonts mimic the film grain and look of 1980's television series opening credits.