Stranger Things

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 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.

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 Nine: The Gate - S2-E9

Factual error: The military convoy has Desert Tan HMMWVs (Humvees). The Army didn't take delivery of the first ones until 1985 and they certainly were not painted Desert Tan until 1991 in the Gulf War.

Chapter Five: Dig Dug - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Mike and Will are discussing Will's visions near the start of the episode, the sweat stain on the front of Will's shirt disappears and reappears between shots. (00:01:30)

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 1985.

Matdan97

Chapter One: MADMAX - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: When Bob and Joyce have lunch, Bob pops open a can of soda (which is period appropriate). The scene cuts to Joyce, then back to Bob. It is clear from how he is holding the can, and how he pretends to drink from it, that his newly opened soda is actually empty.

Jason Hoffman

Chapter Three: The Pollywog - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Dart is found in the bathroom cubicle by Will, he drops his walkie talkie when he runs away, but shortly after when his friends arrive the walkie talkie is gone.

Chapter Three: The Pollywog - S2-E3

Factual error: The cordless drill used to fix door bolts in the new cabin is modern, not from the 80s.

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