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Stranger Things

Chapter Eight: The Mind Flayer (Season 2, Episode 8)
TV-14
TV Episode | 47 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

An unlikely hero steps forward when a deadly development puts the Hawkins lab on lockdown, trapping Will and several others inside.
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Directors
Matt Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers) | Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)
Writers
Matt Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) (as The Duffer Brothers) | Ross Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) (as The Duffer Brothers) | Jessie Nickson-Lopez (executive story editor) | Paul Dichter (staff writer) | Kate Trefry (staff writer)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Carmen Cuba | Tara Feldstein (as Tara Feldstein Bennett)
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 27, 2017

Release date
Oct 27, 2017 (United States)

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Cast

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21 cast members
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Winona Ryder
Joyce Byers Joyce Byers   See fewer
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David Harbour
Jim Hopper Jim Hopper   See fewer
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Finn Wolfhard
Mike Wheeler Mike Wheeler   See fewer
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Gaten Matarazzo
Dustin Henderson Dustin Henderson   See fewer
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Caleb McLaughlin
Lucas Sinclair Lucas Sinclair   See fewer
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Noah Schnapp
Will Byers Will Byers   See fewer
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Sadie Sink
Max Mayfield Max Mayfield   See fewer
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Natalia Dyer
Nancy Wheeler Nancy Wheeler   See fewer
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Charlie Heaton
Jonathan Byers Jonathan Byers   See fewer
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Joe Keery
Steve Harrington Steve Harrington   See fewer
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Dacre Montgomery
Billy Hargrove Billy Hargrove   See fewer
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Cara Buono
Karen Wheeler (credit only) Karen Wheeler (credit only)   See fewer
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Sean Astin
Bob Newby Bob Newby   See fewer
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Paul Reiser
Sam Owens Sam Owens   See fewer
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Will Chase
Neil Hargrove Neil Hargrove   See fewer
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Helen Abell
Radar Tech Radar Tech   See fewer
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Brian Brightman
M.P. Guard #1 M.P. Guard #1   See fewer
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Kristopher Charles
M.P. Guard #2 M.P. Guard #2   See fewer
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Joe Davison
Nerdy Tech Nerdy Tech   See fewer
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Jennifer Marshall
Susan Hargrove Susan Hargrove   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

9.3 / 10 | 17,068 votes