Subject: Re: What Did You Watch? 2017-11-09 (Thursday)
Ian J. Ball wrote:
> On 2017-11-10 13:35:16 +0000, Obveeus said:
>> What did you watch?
> Stranger Things (The Netflix) - "Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple
> Street". This episode is mostly devoted to fleshing out the strange
> girl the boys discovered at the end of the previous episode. They hide
> her out in the lead boy's house, and call her Eleven, "El" (shouldn't
> it be "Elle"?!) for short. Oh, and she has "mutant powers", as she can
> move stuff with her mind... Meanwhile, the sheriff discovers the body
> of the diner owner, which has been staged to look like a suicide.
> Winona Ryder continues to get weird phone calls from her son from
> "beyond", and inexplicable things keep happening during these calls.
> And Ryder's son goes to visit his deadbeat dad, but doesn't find the
> missing boy there. Meanwhile, the whole subplot with the teen sister
> and her teen friends is total distraction-bait that I wish they would
> just leave it all out of this - but that does end with the "monster"
> getting another "victim": the teen sister's nerdy friend.
The teen story does intersect with main storyline in an interesting way.