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Chapter Seven: The Bathtub 

The government comes searching for Eleven. Eleven looks for Will and Barb in the Upside Down.


Matt Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Winona Ryder ... Joyce Byers
David Harbour ... Jim Hopper
Finn Wolfhard ... Mike Wheeler
Millie Bobby Brown ... Eleven
Gaten Matarazzo ... Dustin Henderson
Caleb McLaughlin ... Lucas Sinclair
Natalia Dyer ... Nancy Wheeler
Charlie Heaton ... Jonathan Byers
Cara Buono ... Karen Wheeler
Matthew Modine ... Martin Brenner
Joe Chrest ... Ted Wheeler
Joe Keery ... Steve Harrington
Rob Morgan ... Officer Powell
John Reynolds ... Officer Callahan (as John Paul Reynolds)
Noah Schnapp ... Will Byers


Lucas warns his friends that the bad men from the Hawkins Laboratory are coming and they must flee. They are pursued by Brenner and his agents and El uses her power to flip a van and stop the others. They hide in a junkyard and meet Lucas. At the police station, Jonathan is released by Hopper and Joyce and he and Nancy tells about the monster. Troy arrives at the station with his mother and tells about El's abilities. Hopper, Joyce, Nancy and Jonathan seek out Mike, Dustin and Lucas and they use Will's walkie-talkie to contact them. They meet the boys and El at the junkyard and head to Nancy's house, where Dustin calls Mr. Clarke to learn how to make the deprivation tank. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Did You Know?


During filming of the Steve and Jonathan fight scene, the actor Charlie Heaton actually hit Joe Keery in the face by accident. The scene was going to remain in the series because Joe Keery and Charlie Heaton continued to stay in character and followed the script, however it was removed. Charlie Heaton did apologise to Joe Keery after the scene had ended. See more »


The movie that the science teacher is watching at home with his girlfriend (The Thing) was not released on video tape until 1992. See more »


Dustin Henderson: It's been way too long. You know what? Maybe you're right. Maybe this is all a trap and the bad men are coming to get us right now!
Lucas Sinclair: It's not a trap! Why would the chief set us up? Nancy, maybe, but the chief?
Dustin Henderson: Lando Calrissian.
Lucas Sinclair: Would you shut up about Lando!
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References Jaws (1975) See more »


Stranger Things
(Title sequence & end credits theme)
Written & performed by Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein
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I enjoyed watching this, really do
15 September 2019 | by ououzazaSee all my reviews

This episode is soo good. thrilling & well-writting. All the mystery are revealing. You know it shouldn't end like this. This should be 2 hours episode. but it can't. so it has to end like this.

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15 July 2016 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital



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2.00 : 1
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