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Chapter One: MADMAX 

As the town preps for Halloween, a high-scoring rival shakes things up at the arcade, and a skeptical Hopper inspects a field of rotting pumpkins.

Directors:

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

Writers:

Matt Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (created by) (as The Duffer Brothers) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

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
Noah Schnapp ... Will Byers
Sadie Sink ... Max Mayfield
Natalia Dyer ... Nancy Wheeler
Charlie Heaton ... Jonathan Byers
Joe Keery ... Steve Harrington
Dacre Montgomery ... Billy Hargrove
Cara Buono ... Karen Wheeler
Sean Astin ... Bob Newby
Paul Reiser ... Sam Owens
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Storyline

Near Halloween, Mike, Dustin, Lucas and Will find that Dustin's score in an Arcade game has been beaten by someone with the nickname MadMax. They believe the newcomer in school Maxine is the player. Hopper investigates what has happened to pumpkins that have been poisoned and the owner blames his neighbor. Will has visions from the Upside Down and he goes with Joyce and Hopper to a clinic for medical examination. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chapter One: MADMAX See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

Dustin refers to the arcade videogame, Dragon's Lair (1983) as "over priced". Dragon's Lair was the first arcade game to charge $0.50 (even $1.00 in some markets) per play, breaking the $0.25 norm. See more »

Goofs

The beginning of the movie night scene starts with a shot containing common recording and time stamp indicators used in portable camcorders. However the betamovie Bob is using to film was only released with an optical viewfinder. See more »

Quotes

Dustin Henderson: He's gonna spread his nasty-ass rash to your whole family.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock You Like a Hurricane
Written by Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine and Herman Rarebell
Performed by Scorpions
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It's still a brilliant series
28 October 2017 | by cutetimsterSee all my reviews

I just love everything about this TV series thank you Netflix for producing such high quality programming you put terrestrial companies to shame ! I love the music the kids , they have a real Goonies kids gang type feel to them .. Great story line I am now watching episode 4 of series 2 I will have to stop to watch my team Barcelona play football . I highly recommend this series to you , watch it if you miss it that would be a shame .. Tim


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