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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.