Stranger Things

Stranger Things Bad Lip Reading 2

Stranger Things Bad Lip Reading 2

Bad Lip Reading couldn’t fit enough weirdness into its previous Stranger Things video, so they made a sequel. This one plays out like a bad 1980s after school special, complete with questionable moral decisions, fighting parents, bullying, emotional manipulation, and conflict for days. Also, has anybody seen Marm?

Universal Studios x Stranger Things

Universal Studios x Stranger Things

Stranger Things haunts Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando and Hollywood this season. The attraction re-stages some of the show’s scariest bits including the Demodogs. It’s a real scream, as season three co-star Priah Ferguson discovered. Watch as Priah faces her fears… and her doppelgänger.

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Recreating the Mind Flayer

Recreating the Mind Flayer

CGI animator Seth Worley shows us how to replicate the creepy Mind Flayer and its accompanying red lightning storm from Stranger Things using Adobe After Effects and a handful of Red Giant’s useful visual effects plugins. Now he needs to make the season 3 version of the monster inside of Starcourt Mall.

Stranger Things Film References

Stranger Things Film References

(Spoilers, Gore) Stranger Things creators Ross and Matt Duffer sat down with Wired to walk through some of the many references to 1980s science fiction, horror, and adventure movies peppered throughout the series. While some, like E.T. and Alien, are obvious, others, like Altered States are a little more subtly integrated.

Hopper, P.I.

Hopper, P.I.

Stranger Things is jam-packed with nods to ’80s pop culture, so it only makes sense that its characters could be dropped straight into an ’80s TV series. Video editor Eddie Spuhghetti of Here Lies did an excellent job dropping Sheriff Hopper into the opening credits of Magnum P.I.

Stranger Things MLB Caps

Stranger Things MLB Caps

Licensed MLB accessory maker 47 is offering a series of strapback baseball caps inspired by Stranger Things. Choose from team names in the iconic Stranger Things Font, or Hawkins High School 1983 hats with team logos on the side. (Thanks Mike!)

Stranger Things OneStep 2 Camera

Celebrate the return of Stranger Things with this special edition retro One Step 2 instant camera from Polaroid Originals. It features upside-down typography, and comes one pack of special Stranger Things film featuring borders inspired by the hit Netflix series. Additional film available here.

Nike x Stranger Things Collection

Nike x Stranger Things Collection

Nike has unveiled a Stranger Things-themed collection of shoes and apparel. The Hawkins High pack consists of special colorways of the Blazer, the Tailwind and the Cortez, while the apparel consists of a tee, hoodies, pants and a cap. They will be available 6/27/19, just in time for Season 3.

LEGO Stranger Things: The Upside Down

LEGO Stranger Things: The Upside Down

Stranger Things gets the LEGO treatment with this awesome 2287-piece set, which features a detailed model of the Byers’ house that flips to show an Upside Down version. Includes minifigs of the kids, Sheriff Hopper, Joyce Byers, and the Demogorgon. Drops 6/1/19 (5/15 for LEGO VIP members.)

Stranger Things Season 3 (Trailer)

Stranger Things Season 3 (Trailer)

As the kids of Hawkins grow into their teenage years, we’re reminded of 1980s coming-of-age films like Stand By Me, but don’t you worry, there’s still lots of crazy and creepy stuff going on by the time we get to the back half of the season 3 trailer.

Stranger Things Halloween Sounds LP

Stranger Things Halloween Sounds LP

Have your turntable join in on the Halloween fun with the first vinyl release of Stranger Things: Halloween Sounds from the Upside Down. The record contains ominous tracks previously exclusive to the Apple Music release of the Stranger Things 2 soundtrack.

Stranger Things Season 3 (Teaser)

Stranger Things Season 3 (Teaser)

“And don’t forget! A state-of-the-art food court!” Netflix went all in for this short but rad teaser for the third season of Stranger Things. It’s an advertisement for Starcourt Mall, a newly opened mall in the show’s town. It should make for an awesome setting for the series.

LEGO Stranger Things Byers House

LEGO Stranger Things Byers House

LEGO enthusiast Finn aka Mr.MOCsProductions built a diorama of the Byers’ house from Stranger Things that comes complete with its Upside Down equivalent, which naturally is upside down and below the normal house. Check out Finn’s build log here.

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SNL: Stranger Things 3

SNL: Stranger Things 3

Mike and Eleven meet up with more kids with unusual – and often unnecessary powers in this silly parody of Stranger Things from Saturday Night Live. For decades, the show could have used someone with Three’s power.

Sculpting a Demogorgon

Sculpting a Demogorgon

Watch as sculptor LoreCraft transforms a hunk of styrofoam, clay, mesh, and paints into a detailed bust of the nightmare-inducing demogorgon from Stranger Things. Those teeth still get us every time. Oh, and watch the volume on your speakers at 5:00.

Stranger Things Bad Lip Reading

Stranger Things Bad Lip Reading

(PG-13: Language) Bad Lip Reading makes up for lost time with this 18-minute long parody of Stranger Things’ first season. They made Barb Marm hit on Nancy, Eleven say the nastiest things, Mike ask the right questions, and much more. Captions available.

Stranger Things Cello Medley

Stranger Things Cello Medley

Cellists Nicholas Yee, Adam Caulfield, and Katherine Pernal perform a medley of tunes from the Stranger Things soundtrack, created by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein. While the main theme is the most recognizable, the entire performance is compelling.

Stranger Things Dart Plush Nesting Dolls

Stranger Things Dart Plush Nesting Dolls

“I’m sorry. You ate my cat.” Funko’s upcoming Supercute Plushie set will let you pet (or kick the crap out of) Dart the demodog without fear. Stranger Things’ ode to Gremlins is depicted as three nesting dolls: a 1″ pollywog, a 2″ slug and a 9″ demodog.

Stranger Things Brontosaurus Hoodie

Stranger Things Brontosaurus Hoodie

In Stranger Things season 2, Dustin can be seen wearing a Brontosaurus “Thunder Lizard” Hoodie from the Science Museum of Minnesota. That’s a real museum, and they have the real hoodie. Proceeds go to SMM’s educational outreach programs.

Stranger Things Acoustic Cover

Stranger Things Acoustic Cover

Musician Isaac May celebrates his excitement for season two of Stranger Things with a cool acoustic cover version of Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein’s enveloping, synthwave theme song, performed on the kinds of instruments typically played in bluegrass music.

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Stranger Things’ References Pt. 3

Stranger Things’ References Pt. 3

ScreenPrism ends its trilogy on Stranger Things’ mind-boggling list of references with the ones related to the show’s young characters. From Stephen King to Chris Claremont, Dungeons & Dragons to Twin Peaks, the kids are defined by geek classics.

Stranger Things’ References Pt. 2

Stranger Things’ References Pt. 2

ScreenPrism’s Stranger Things reference list continues with the slasher flicks, teen movies and music that anchor the side story between Nancy Wheeler, Jonathan Byers and Steve Harrington. It’s amazing that the show even makes sense with all these homages.

Stranger Things’ References Pt.1

Stranger Things’ References Pt.1

Stranger Things borrows heavily from three titans of ’80s film and literature: Steven Spielberg, slasher and horror flicks, and Stephen King. ScreenPrism starts its list of the Netflix series’ references and homages with ones related to Spielberg.

Stranger Things Season 2 (Trailer)

Stranger Things Season 2 (Trailer)

The Duffer Brothers’ awesome sci-fi adventure series is back for another season, and it’s clear that Will Byers and his pals aren’t done with the Upside-down quite yet. We can’t decide whether this or Ready Player One’s teaser has more ’80s pop culture references.

Funko Stranger Things Action Figures

Funko Stranger Things Action Figures

Funko’s latest Stranger Things merchandise are a pair of three-packs consisting of 3.75″ action figures. Pack 1 has Eleven, Lucas and Mike, while Pack 2 has Will, Dustin and the Demogorgon.

MST3K x Stranger Things

MST3K x Stranger Things

To celebrate the relaunch of Mystery Science Theater 3000, Jonah, Crow, and Tom Servo riffed on another Netflix hit. It’s weird to see them making fun of something good, but that just gives them plenty of new opportunities if they ever, god forbid, run out of bad movies.

Stranger Things 2 (Teaser)

Stranger Things 2 (Teaser)

The Super Bowl had lots of exciting moments from halftime on, but none that gave us such childlike giddiness as the first teaser spot for the second season of Stranger Things, which hits Netflix on 10/31/17. Bonus points to Eggo for their Facebook post.

Stranger Boy

Stranger Boy

(PG-13: Language) DJ Flipboitamidles mashed up C418’s remix of the Stranger Things title theme with The Weeknd and Daft Punk’s megahit Starboy, resulting in a more textured darkwave track. The lyric video is dope too.

Superpowers: A Stranger Things Musical

Superpowers: A Stranger Things Musical

She was using her powers, she’s freaking me out! Musical master melodysheep created this awesome Stranger Things tribute music video using sound bites from the wildly popular Netflix series. In related news, we’ve heard that season two has started filming.

Funko POP! x Stranger Things

Funko POP! x Stranger Things

Take your toy collection back to the ’80s courtesy of Funko. Expect 3.5″ vinyl bigheads of Will, Dustin, Lucas, Mike, two versions of Eleven (with Eggos), Barb, and open and closed mouth Demogorgons. Pre-order now for April 2017 delivery. Upside-down universe not included.

Stranger Things: News Update

Stranger Things: News Update

Stranger Things‘ Halloween treat was a tongue-in-cheek Hawkins news report that might have aired in the middle of the show’s first season. Find out what Barb’s friends think of her, what the news anchor thinks of her, and more.

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