Stranger Things

Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street - S1-E2

Factual error: When Steve and Nancy are making out, the intro to "A Hazy Shade of Winter" by The Bangles plays. While the original version of the song was released by folk-pop duo Simon and Garfunkel was released in 1968, the version heard here was released in 1986, 3 years after the scene takes place. (00:52:30 - 00:55:40)

Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Will is being chased by the monster and runs into his garage, he pulls down his .22 rifle hanging on a wall rack. After he loads a few rounds aiming it at the door, the monster appears behind him. After Will and the monster disappear, the scene shows his rifle is back on the wall rack in its original spot. Did Will or the monster place it back on the wall rack while Will was being abducted? (00:07:25 - 00:08:10)

Dr. Thomas

Chapter Eight: The Upside Down - S1-E8

Factual error: When Nancy shoots the creature the second time, she fires at least 8 shots from a 6-shot revolver without reloading. And that's assuming she reloaded after firing 3 shots at the creature the first time, even though the situation made it seem unlikely. (00:20:30)

Bishop73

Chapter Eight: The Upside Down - S1-E8

Factual error: This error occurs multiple times during the Series but most after 11 and the demogorgon disappear from the class room a modern periodic table is shown. There's at least a 1/2 dozen elements on it that weren't discovered until the 2000's.

Chapter Seven: The Bathtub - S1-E7

Factual error: When there is a pan closeup shot of the walkie-talkie the boys are going to finally talk to with the sheriff, there is a book called Great American Ghost Stories by Hans Holzer on the shelf to the left. That book was published in 1990, not in 1983, the year of the episode. (00:18:30)

Season 1 generally

Factual error: When Hopper's daughter is dying in 1978, the staff says that the pulse oximeter is dropping. Pulse oximeters were not commercialized until 1981/1983 and not in widespread use until at least the mid 1980's.

nkeeshin

Multiple characters: Mouth breather.

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Chapter Nine: The Piggyback - S4-E9

Trivia: When Eddie is playing Metallica's "Master of Puppets" on guitar, the audio is actually performed by Tye Trujillo, whose father Robert Trujillo is Metallica's current and longest-tenured bass player.

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Answer: The body was fake, made by the scientists at Hawkins Lab in an attempt to cover up his disappearance and the existence of the Upside Down.

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