Warning: Spoilers for season 1 of "Stranger Things," and possibly beyond, await.I've been a Barb. Maybe you've been a Barb. Sometimes we all feel like a Barb.Poor Barb Holland (Shannon Purser) was the wingwoman of her best friend Nancy Wheeler (Natalia Dyer) on Netflix's "Stranger Things" series. When Nancy started dating Steve, Barb stayed loyal to her pal, even tagging along to a fatal party so Nancy could be with her new boyfriend.It's not super-fun to be a Barb. When Will Byers disappears, the town of Hawkins, Indiana, is consumed with hunting for him. School assemblies, search parties, he was probably on a milk carton, or at least an Eggo box. When Barb disappears from the party she probably didn't want to be at anyway? Huh. Is Barb gone? Hadn't noticed. Oh well, back to studying for the math test.But show creators Matt and Ross Duffer say the vanished bestie will get some justice in the second season of the show -- although she won't be resurrected. Related stories Video points … [Read more...] about Barb will get justice in second season of ‘Stranger Things’
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Warning: Spoilers for season 1 of "Stranger Things" below. Read at your own risk. Now that Netflix has officially renewed "Stranger Things," it's the perfect time to speculate about the next season. Show writers and creators Matt and Ross Duffer will return to handle nine new episodes that will debut in 2017. They've already hinted at things to come in a season 2 teaser video that lists the titles of the upcoming episodes: "Madmax," "The Boy Who Came Back to Life," "The Pumpkin Patch," "The Palace," "The Storm," "The Pollywog," "The Secret Cabin," "The Brain," and "The Lost Brother." The story will take place in the fall of 1984, but who or what will be the focus of the new adventure has yet to be revealed. Related stories It's official: Netflix greenlights 'Stranger Things' season two Barb from 'Stranger Things' gets a very Barb-like toy tribute This Eleven figure from 'Stranger Things' needs to be real Here's what we think could be in store for our favorite … [Read more...] about What fate awaits in ‘Stranger Things’ season 2?
The next season of "Stranger Things" on Netflix will show what happens to Will now that he's no longer trapped in the Upside Down. But for those who can't wait until Oct. 27 to binge-watch season 2, Hasbro has three new "Stranger Things" games that should liven up any game night. More 'Stranger Things' 'Stranger Things' is on its way back: Here's how to see it See the 'Stranger Things' kids trick or treat as Ghostbusters Final 'Stranger Things' trailer terrifies with tentacles What fate awaits in 'Stranger Things' season 2? First up is "Stranger Things" Monopoly. Will Byers has gone missing and players must choose either an '80s-inspired token or one "ripped from the Upside Down" to use while trying to find him. Buy, sell and trade locations as well as vehicles from the show as you search the town of Hawkins, Indiana, for Will. Replacing Community Chest and Chance cards are Walkie-Talkie and Blinking Lights cards. Instead of houses and hotels, there are forts and … [Read more...] about Visit the Upside Down with ‘Stranger Things’ board games
Warning: Possible spoilers ahead for Stranger Things 3. Halloween 2018 will be a little gloomy for Stranger Things fans. In 2017, season 2 of Netflix's horror-sci-fi drama came out just days before the spooky holiday, making for a streaming TV treat better than any candy. But fans will have to console themselves with fun- size Snickers bars and SweeTarts this fall, as the blockbuster hit won't be back until 2019.The show seemingly came out of nowhere in July 2016, with a 1980s setting and rich pop-culture details. Young Will Byers disappears one night after playing D&D with his buddies in Hawkins, Indiana. The unfolding plot includes a secret government laboratory, a young girl with psychokinetic powers, a creepy Upside Down dimension filled with monsters and goo, and Christmas lights that blink an unnerving message. It boosted the sales of Eggo waffles, Eleven's favorite snack, and created an entire movement seeking Justice for Barb, a beloved character whose fatal … [Read more...] about Stranger Things season 3: How to watch, when, and plot rumors
The 2016 presidential election can provide only so much fodder for late-night comedy sketch shows. So Saturday Night Live has turned to another cultural phenomenon gripping the nation: Stranger Things. The Netflix original series follows three kids, one "weirdo," and their family and friends on a quest to find a missing boy and defeat the terrifying forces that took him. Since the first season's eight episodes hit the streaming site in mid-July, fans have been speculating about what comes next for Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, Eleven, and The Upside Down. In the SNL sketch (below), show runners Matt and Ross Duffer provide a sneak peek at season two. "Next season, we're solving some of the first season's biggest mysteries," they promise. "Like, where is The Upside Down? Is Barb coming back? And where is that black kid's family?" That "black kid" is Lucas (played by Sasheer Zamata), and the spoof features Leslie Jones and Kenan Thompson as his parents, who we actually see only briefly in … [Read more...] about SNL Tackles ‘Stranger Things’ Mystery