It is November 16, 1983 in Hawkins, Indiana. Inside Hawkins National Laboratory, a researcher blasts out an entryway, running from something that isn’t there. He races to the lift, tapping the floor catch more than once, thinking forward and backward. He at that point gets in and taps the catch once more. He looks forward then up gradually, as he hears and sees something that we can’t see. He is then pulled up as the lift entryways close, shouting noisily.
We at that point see the Wheeler habitation, as four companions – Mike Wheeler, Will Byers, Dustin Henderson, and Lucas Sinclair- – play Dungeons and Dragons. We at that point see that the Demogorgon is played, as Will is constrained to cast Fireball. He rolls the bite the dust however it arrives on the floor, with the gathering scrambling for it. Mike is then called by his mom, Nancy, to end the game. In the interim, the trio discover it, however it is a 7, as just a 13 or higher can cast a Fireball, which means Will was eaten. Will at that point leaves, subsequent to revealing to Mike that it was a 7.
Will rides his bicycle through the forested areas, going by Hawkins Laboratory. He at that point sees something peculiar before him, as he incidentally tumbles down a lofty slope and crashes. He at that point deserts his bicycle and races to his home. He opens the secondary passage to discover no one home, as the thing out back is presumably pursuing him. He attempts to call his folks, however just odd breathing is heard. Something at that point opens the jolt on the entryway. Will at that point hurries to the shed in the terrace, where he sees the thing. The light sparkles splendidly and after that blurs, uncovering nobody there any longer.
The following morning, November 17, Police Chief Jim Hopper awakens shirtless. He at that point strolls outside, appreciating the view and after that gets ready for work, smoking a cigarette. He at that point leaves.
Will’s mom, Joyce, and his sibling, Jonathan, are contending about if Will at any point returned home. It is then uncovered that both were working; Jonathan took the night move. Joyce at that point calls Nancy, and afterward inquires as to whether Will returned home, she answers that he left around 8:00. They all close, including his companions, that Will most likely left to go to class early. As they arrive, the trio are then tormented by Troy, the class menace, and an assistant. Dustin is then singled out in view of his condition, cleidocranial dysplasia, and his capacity to flex bone. Lucas and Mike at that point recognize his capacity.
Two understudies, Nancy Wheeler, Mike’s sister, and Barbara Holland, Nancy’s companion, at that point talk about before school. Directly after, Nancy’s beau, Steve, and she begin making out in the washroom. Nancy needs to leave, while Steve inquires as to whether she might want to go anyplace, yet she decreases, concentrating for her test. He at that point requests to come over at 8 pm, to which she reluctantly concurs.
Container at that point lands at the police headquarters. The associate, Flo, discloses to Hopper that Joyce can’t discover her child. Smashed, he overlooks Flo, however goes in any case. He at that point types a police report on Will, naming him as “missing.” Joyce and Hopper don’t immediately discover an answer, as Joyce is attempting to connect with him in a discussion, while Hopper is being untrustworthy.
Three individuals at that point land at the Laboratory, where they are welcomed by Dr. Martin Brenner, one of the Lab’s key researchers. The four at that point put on hazardous materials suits, and go down the lift to a dim room. While looking, they see dark roots and tissue like substances on the dividers. They at that point go over a goliath tissue root substance on the divider. One of them gets some information about a young lady; Brenner answers, “She can’t have gone far.”
A young lady wearing a clinic outfit and with a shaved head is then observed strolling through the woods, alone. She sees the proprietor of a café exit, and chooses to go there. She enters without notice, however when she eats the sustenance, the proprietor comes and attempts to stop her, yet is shocked. Hawkins Middle School at that point closes. Dustin, Lucas, and Mike at that point solicit one from the educators, Scott Clarke, if the Heathkit Ham Shack radio had arrived. He says truly, because of them being prime individuals from the AV club. A school staff part at that point requests them, as they are being addressed for the vanishing of Will. They are advised to not research, for their security.
Joyce at that point goes to search for Will at his stronghold in the timberland, Castle Byers. She at that point got him tickets to see the 1982 film Poltergeist. Yet, as a general rule, he is no place there by any stretch of the imagination. Jonathan is there searching for him also, both shouting to him. In the interim, the eatery proprietor encourages the puzzling young lady. He inquires as to whether she got away, to no answer. He at that point takes the nourishment and approaches her for her name, she answers “Eleven” after he asks what the tattoo “011” signifies. He at that point gives back the nourishment and calls specialists to recognize her. She at that point sees a fan and intentionally gazes at it; it stops.
Container and his group at that point discover Will’s bicycle where it was, precisely similarly situated. Brenner and others are then appeared at the Laboratory tapping in on discussions. We at that point change to Joyce attempting to contact her ex, Lonnie, however his sweetheart, Cynthia, answers and hangs up. She at that point calls a neighbor, yet the replying mail signals. Container at that point arrives and gives them Will’s bicycle, and he uncovers proof that Will got back home. The family hound at that point barks at the shed, while Hopper explores. He discovers something behind a rack, and the light flickering until one of his agents come in, frightening Hopper. He at that point reports a quest party for them to declare to the residents.
Mike and his family begin battling once again contributing for Will, however his family says “No” of course, yet his dad incenses him and his mom, Karen. The pursuit gathering is then appeared in the backwoods. Container and Mr. Clarke then trade a discussion in regards to WIll, and after that Sarah, her girl. Clarke is then educated that her little girl had kicked the bucket quite a while in the past, with the platitude “lives with her mother in the city” suggests that she is covered there.
Mike and Lucas at that point talk about over the comm radios that they have. Mike recommends that Will might’ve placed himself in threat to secure the trio, rather than ensuring them, prompting evident penance. Lucas and Mike at that point resolve to meet each other at 10. While Mike leaves, he sees Steve climbing the window to Nancy’s room, with her before long shutting it. The proprietor, Benny Hammond, and 011 at that point trade a little discussion, before Agent Connie Frazer, masked as if she is from Social Services, arrives. 011, looking from a separation, sees Frazer shoot Benny in the head, murdering him. She at that point executes two specialists and escapes through the indirect access.
Dustin, Lucas, and Mike are then going down the byway, Mirkwood. They cross the confined territory of the forested areas, with Mike advising Dustin to remain on channel 6, and to do nothing dumb. Steve and Nancy are then demonstrated considering, with him perusing file cards that Nancy needs to offer response to. Steve then recommends to strip off garments for every one if Nancy gets it right/erroneous. After she answers one wrong, they make out again on the bed, with Nancy inquiring as to whether he was in it only for sex. He answers no, and after that jokes around before returning to considering.
Joyce and Jonathan are then back at home on a bed, grieving over Will and his vanishing. Jonathan at that point repentantly laments that he should’ve been there for Will, which she enlightens him not to stress concerning it since it isn’t his shortcoming. She at that point gets a puzzling telephone call from, what we accept, Will, yet it shorts out after she asks the obscure guest, “What have you done to my kid?”, to which there is nobody on the telephone. They at that point attempt to comfort one another.
Dustin, Lucas, and Mike at that point are indicated experiencing the backwoods. They hear stirring and afterward observe 011, incredibly. They choose to take her to Mike’s home, where they pose her various inquiries. Mike at that point sees that she is frightened and cold. She attempts to change out of her wet shirt, however the trio are appalled due to sex. Mike guides her to the restroom, where she changes. Dustin and Lucas supposes she is neurotic, however Mike remains normal, instructing them to keep it a mystery. Mike at that point offers 011 a camping bed, where he epithets her “El.” They both at that point rest.
On November 18, Joyce and Jonathan talk about xeroxing a missing publication for Will when Hopper arrives, revealing to Joyce that Will hasn’t been found, to her annoyance. She talks about the “telephone call,” with Hopper rejecting it as a trick but her argues. Jonathan offers to go to Lonnie’s rather than Hopper, yet he says no immediately. Mike at that point advises El to get help, yet she says no and suggests “awful individuals” who need to slaughter her. Brenner then tunes in to Joyce’s 9-1-1 call; the pursuit gathering is still ineffectively looking. Steve then welcomes Nancy for a gathering, to which she concurs, however they respond lethal toward Jonathan and Will.
Dustin and Lucas, at school, don’t see Mike, remaining at home to care for El. Jonathan, putting on The Clash’s “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”, recalls that him and Will tuning in to it as he drives to Lonnie. Joyce, be that as it may, purchases another telephone for nothing because of Jonathan having her cash. A jack of all trades, a specialist for the Laboratory, confirms that the Byerses aren’t home, as they see seepage trickling from the shed’s dividers. In the interim, while Max is demonstrating her Yoda, El was bolted by Brenner into isolation, with her calling him “Dad,” affirming that she is the young lady that he and others discussed previously. She likewise perceives Will when Mike shows her an image of him.
In the mean time, Joyce sets up the new telephone and hangs tight for another call. Container examine Benny’s passing, put dishonestly like a suicide. In the interim, Jonathan visits Lonnie, affirming that Will isn’t there yet that he is flushed. Jonathan indignantly gives him the missing notice for Will because of his self-importance and alcoholic conduct. Lucas and Dustin furiously endeavor to enlighten Karen regarding El in the wake of discovering that he went through throughout the day with her, yet she bolts the entryway without arms, uncovering her psychokinesis just as a nosebleed.
Container goes to the station to converse with the client that wa