Stranger Things

Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak - S2-E2

New this week Continuity mistake: As Hopper and El sit down to breakfast after she has surprised him as a ghost, he tells her he will bring candy home etc. When the camera is on Hopper, El is leaning on the table, but when the camera is facing her, she is leaning back.

Chapter Two: The Mall Rats - S3-E2

New this month Continuity mistake: Steve throws his empty banana peel on the table in the back of the ice cream store, then is shown seconds later still holding the empty peel.

Adew7

Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum - S3-E6

New this month Factual error: When the Russian requests the cherry flavor and refuses to talk, he gets thrown out. At the back is an oil drum from the French energy company "Total." However that logo was introduced only in the mid 2000s. (00:11:55)

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Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

New this month Continuity mistake: In Bruce's hamburger the salad is on the bottom and the bacon is on the top, in the next shot the salad is on the top and the bacon has disappeared, replaced with ketchup. (00:23:05 - 00:27:10)

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

New this month Factual error: When Hopper steals the yellow convertible at the gas station mini mart, the gas pumps have vapor recovery boots on the nozzles. Those weren't in use for another half decade.

Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

New this month Continuity mistake: When Billy crashes his car, it stops and breaks down. He moves to the bonnet and a clear hissing from a damaged is audible. Then all the mess happens and the episode ends with the usual cliffhanger. When the second episode starts, Billy's car battery is still up, even with the headlight turned on, and the car starts at once with no problem whatsoever.

Chapter Five: The Flayed - S3-E5

New this month Visible crew/equipment: When Steve Harrington knocks out of the soldier, Dustin congratulations him. Over Dustin's left shoulder there's a black silhouette of a crew member hiding in plain sight. (00:36:50)

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New this month Suggested correction: Actually that's Robin's reflection. You see the mouth closing at the same time.

lionhead

Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat - S1-E5

New this month Factual error: The bus that appears in the scene is a Blue Bird TC2000 dating from 1998 to 2003, long after the setting of the series. (00:38:15)

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 Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street - S1-E2

Factual error: When Chief Hopper and his fellow patrolman are standing over the lake, Hopper has a radio on his belt. The radio is a modern Motorola walkie talkie and at least a decade newer than it should be.

Matdan97

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 Eight: The Mind Flayer - S2-E8

Factual error: When Ele arrives, Hopper has an M16A4 with tactical short shoulder butt, which were not around in the 80s.

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Suggested correction: Colt Commandos AKA CAR-15s (Shorter barreled, telescoping stock) have been around since the '60s, What is an anachronism is the picatinny rail that is visible.

Chapter One: MADMAX - S2-E1

Factual error: During the police pursuit in Pittsburgh, the officers are wearing shoulder speaker/microphone handsets. The models are the Motorola Saber radio, which wasn't introduced until 1989, while the season takes place in 1984.

Matdan97

Chapter Eight: The Mind Flayer - S2-E8

Factual error: Joyce asks Will if he remembers when he was 8 and she bought him that giant box of crayons for his birthday - the 120 pack. Will is 13 in the show, so when he was 8, it was 1979. There were only 78 colors available in 1979 and the 120 crayons box was not available until 1998, almost 20 years later.

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

Continuity mistake: When Nancy wakes up at Steve's house, the window shows light outside, but when Nancy goes outside it's nighttime.

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New this week Suggested correction: I thought this too at first, and looked over it several times. It's just the very bright pool lights just outside their window that's shining into the room.

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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 One: MADMAX - S2-E1

Factual error: Kentucky Fried Chicken did not adopt the KFC logo until the 1990's. They would not have had a KFC logo on their bucket and probably would not have referred to loving KFC.

Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy? - S3-E1

Factual error: When Dustin's toy collection "comes to life" (thanks to Eleven), one of the robots is the Transformer Ultra Magnus. Though it appears to be modified with a motorized engine that the actual toy didn't have, that's not the mistake, as there no reason Dustin couldn't have modified it. The error is that the season is set in July 1985, but Ultra Magnus wasn't released in the U.S. until 1986. (Yes, the toy was available as a Diaclone in Japan, but in a different color scheme. Dustin's has the coloring of the U.S. version, and even if he somehow ended up with the Diaclone version, it's highly unlikely he would have repainted a Japanese toy to resemble a Transformer he wouldn't know about the existence of yet, as the 'Transformers' animated movie wasn't released until August 1986).

Vader47000

Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt - S3-E8

Factual error: The value of Planck's constant used in the show, 6.62607004 is the value that was measured in 2014. The value that was in use in 1985 was 6.626176. The value was updated again in 2018, to 6.62607015.

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Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum - S3-E6

Factual error: Lucky Charms didn't add rainbows until 1992.

Eleven: Friends don't lie.

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Chapter Two: The Mall Rats - S3-E2

Trivia: The song Scott Clarke is listening to is not 'My Sharona, ' but actually 'My Bologna, ' by Weird Al Yankovic.

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