'Stranger Things' Quiz

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In which U.S. state is the show set?

The story takes place in Hawkins, Indiana.

True or False: Hawkins, Indiana is a real place.

Hawkins is a fictional town in the Midwest; originally, the creatures envisioned the show's setting on the East Coast.

What role did the Duffer Brothers have in the making of "Stranger Things"?

Matt and Ross Duffer not only wrote the stories, but they directed, too.

In what year does the first season take place?

The show is well-known for its retro appeal; the story begins in 1983.

How old is Will Byers when he disappears?

Byers is 12 when he suddenly disappears, setting off a panic among his friends and family.

Which character does Millie Bobby Brown play?

The British actress has also made guest appearances on shows such as "NCIS" and "Grey's Anatomy".

How many boys auditioned for parts in the show?

That's right, more than 900 boys (and 300 girls) auditioned for the show's lead roles.

To prepare the child actors for their parts, the Duffer Brothers required them to watch which film?

"Stand by Me" was a touchstone of sorts for the Duffers, who wanted to recreate some of the same emotions through their own project.

What role did Shawn Levy have in the show's creation?

Levy acted as executive producer; he's directed feature films like "Real Steel" and "Big Fat Liar".

How many episodes are there in the show's first season?

With "only" eight episodes, the series left fans clamoring for a second season.

What is the name of the font used for the show's title sequence?

Anyone who read Stephen King's novels from the 1980s would recognize ITC Benguiat from the book covers.

Natalia Dyer plays which of the show's characters?

Dyer plays Nancy, one of the show's determined protagonists; she previously starred in "Hannah Montana".

Which of the show's characters is affected by cleidocranial dysplasia?

Dustin has the congenital disorder (on the show and in real life), which causes problems in tooth formation, as well as skeletal issues.

What skill does Jonathan Byers have?

Jonathan loves to tinker with photography and sometimes takes creepy pictures of things he should not.

The boys in the show like to meet to play which game?

They are enthusiastic Dungeons & Dragons gamers, spending hours at a time on their adventures.

What is the name of the girl who has psychokinetic powers?

She doesn’t know her real name but the number 011 is tattooed on her arm, proof of the time she was forcibly kept in a laboratory.

In addition to Will, which other character disappears in Season 1?

Barb who? The townspeople mostly seem rather disinterested when Barb mysteriously vanishes.

What sort of food does Eleven shoplift from the grocery store?

Thanks to Will, she develops a fondness for frozen waffles and probably doesn't even understand the concept of paying for them.

The character Mike Wheeler is played by which actor?

Wolfhard is also fittingly acting in a 2017 remake of the Stephen King film "It."

How did Eleven obtain her superhuman powers?

Her mother was subjected to extensive drug tests, which apparently affected her child, giving her amazing abilities.

What is the Upside Down?

The Upside Down is an alternate dimension, and it turns out to be a terrifying place for Will Byers.

Which of the boys is especially wary of Eleven's motives?

Lucas repeatedly questions Eleven's actions and openly expresses his distrust with the group.

In order to save Will, what sort of contraption do the boys decide to build?

In the sensory deprivation tank, Eleven can focus her abilities to locate Will.

How does Joyce begin communicating with her missing son?

Will is able communicate with his mother by making lights blink in specific patterns.

In which episode is Will's body discovered at the local quarry?

But the supposed body turns out to be a carefully crafted fake, leading the sheriff to all sorts of new suspicions.

How did Chief Hopper's daughter die?

Her death from cancer sent Hopper into a spiral of depression and substance abuse.

The voice coming through the walkie-talkie is distorted but it is obviously Will; the boys become convinced that Will is still alive.

Which of the boys notices that compasses don't seem to work properly in certain areas of town?

Dustin guesses that all of the strange happenings around town are affecting the electromagnetic fields somehow; turns out, he's right.

In the final episode of the first season, what happens to Will?

The nightmarish scene shows that the horrors of Hawkins are not yet vanquished.

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The 1980s come alive in this cleverly crafted Netflix series. How much do you know about 'Stranger Things'?

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