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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #175 on: December 22, 2017, 09:17:50 AM »
Another was Will communicating through Morse code.  Kids back then knew Morse code, especially nerds who spent their time playing D&D, so it totally rang true.  And it was a very clever way of (1) calling back to how Will communicated with the lights in season 1 to spell words, and (2) having him communicate in such a way that the mind flayer wouldn't have picked up on, but everybody else would.  And also, juxtaposed on top of that, you had a brilliant way of getting a ton of backstory exposition about the characters in this scene that was very emotional.  Just...SO well done.

Excellent analysis! it's not that I didn't pick up on that, but having spelled it out so clearly makes me think even more fondly of the scene.  I've read that him and Millie Bobby Brown are close friends, maybe they could capitalize on that and give them more scenes in Season 3. They hardly interacted with each other at all, so far.
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« Reply #176 on: December 22, 2017, 11:04:20 AM »
I remember reading that the creators originally planned on only doing 1 season but now have a 4 season arc planned. I also think Dustin is infected. Forgot about Hopper. I wonder if Will continue to be the "one" who the upside down continues to focus on.

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« Reply #177 on: December 22, 2017, 12:36:25 PM »
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Re: Stranger Things
« Reply #178 on: December 22, 2017, 10:26:00 PM »
I remember reading that the creators originally planned on only doing 1 season but now have a 4 season arc planned. I also think Dustin is infected. Forgot about Hopper. I wonder if Will continue to be the "one" who the upside down continues to focus on.
The kids are signed on for six more seasons and season three is rumored to premiere not until 2019, so it'll be interesting to see if it lasts that long. Bloodline was supposed to be 6+ seasons, but that went pear shaped...
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« Reply #179 on: December 22, 2017, 10:48:35 PM »
6 seasons? Eh.

I say give it 1-2 more. After that I fear it'll turn into Walking Dead where it's just going to be going.
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« Reply #180 on: December 22, 2017, 11:04:46 PM »
I think it will go for another season or two as well. People are going to lose interest, it doesn't come back for two more years (rumored), and the kids are going to grow up. I'm in the camp of season 2 being better than 1, but I don't see it continuing in that way
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« Reply #181 on: December 23, 2017, 05:55:02 AM »
Indeed the biggest obstacle is the kids growing up. They're what made this show special, otherwise it would have been another run of the mill scifi thing.
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« Reply #182 on: January 03, 2018, 11:14:35 AM »
Part of me wants to see the show move on from the kids being the focus and feels like it needs to grow outside of that for future seasons to be relevant.  But another part of me feels like seeing them grow up over four seasons is a reward unto itself and that the show should go that direction.  I think that is probably the best option.
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« Reply #183 on: January 03, 2018, 12:38:38 PM »
I've read that season 3 is most likely doing a time jump. All the kids and teens are older than they characters they portray, and they even had to dub Lucas' lines because at the end of the shooting process the kid had grown and his voice changed into a more mature tone.
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« Reply #184 on: January 03, 2018, 12:55:52 PM »
i started re-watching Season 1 with my two oldest sons. We're only (3) Episodes in but they are liking it a lot.
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« Reply #185 on: January 03, 2018, 10:11:12 PM »
Finally got around to watching season two, which I very much enjoyed. Need a Steve and Dustin spinoff ASAP
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