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Strange things are afoot in Hawkins, Indiana, where a young boy's sudden disappearance unearths a young girl with otherworldly powers.

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"Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 episode 1
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E1 - "Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 49 minutes
DIRECTORS ... The Duffer Brothers
WRITERS ... The Duffer Brothers

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street"

Scripts from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 2
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E2 - "Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 56 minutes
DIRECTORS ... The Duffer Brothers
WRITERS ... The Duffer Brothers

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 3
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E3 - "Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 52 minutes
DIRECTOR ... Shawn Levy
WRITER ... Jessica Mecklenburg

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Four: The Body"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 4
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E4 - "Chapter Four: The Body"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 51 minutes
DIRECTOR ... Shawn Levy
WRITER ... Justin Doble

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 5
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E5 - "Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 53 minutes
DIRECTORS ... The Duffer Brothers
WRITER ... Alison Tatlock

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Six: The Monster"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 6
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E6 - "Chapter Six: The Monster"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 47 minutes
DIRECTORS ... The Duffer Brothers
WRITER ... Jessie Nickson-Lopez

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Seven: The Bathtub"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 7
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E7 - "Chapter Seven: The Bathtub"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 42 minutes
DIRECTOR ... The Duffer Brothers
WRITER ... Justin Doble

Alternate Languages

"Chapter Eight: The Upside Down"

Script from Stranger Things season 1 Chapter 8
Stranger Things | Dialogue | S1:E8 - "Chapter Eight: The Upside Down"
PREMIERE ... July 15, 2016
RUN TIME ... 55 minutes
DIRECTORS ... The Duffer Brothers
WRITERS ... The Duffer Brothers

Alternate Languages

Get Even Stranger!

The Second Season of Stranger Things Awaits

It's been nearly a year since Will's strange disappearance. But life's hardly back to normal in Hawkins. Not even close.

The Third Season of Stranger Things is Here

Budding romance. A brand-new mall. And rabid rats running toward danger. It's the summer of 1985 in Hawkins ... and one summer can change everything.

The Biggest Season Yet: Season 4 Is Here

Darkness returns to Hawkins just in time for spring break, igniting fresh terror, disturbing memories — and an ominous new threat.

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