Caution: This Article Contains Spoilers From Season 1 Of Stranger Things
Can someone just place me in the Upside Down until October?
As we eagerly await the newest season of the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, the good folks behind the official Stranger Things Twitter account have provided us with some behind-the-scenes images from its first season. The pictures feature some of our favorite actors from the series breaking character to pose — and possibly goof-off — for a photo while they let loose.
Nothing is better than seeing the inner workings of popular shows/movies and the talented individuals who grace the screen. This sentiment rings true especially when the series is as much of a phenomenon as Stranger Things is offering us a behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to shoot Season 1. Using the hashtag #StrangerThursdays, the show’s official Twitter unleashed the photos on us all, using some helpful Do’s and Don’t’s tips accompanied by the Stranger Things pictures and GIFs. Here are some of the best that feature bts shots.
Nancy Epitomizes “Words Will Never Break Me”
Natalia Dyer (who portrays Nancy) and crew brush off the horrid words spray painted across the film marquee for All The Right Moves as seen in Episode 6, “The Monster.”
Steve’s Beauty Knows No Boundaries
Even in the aftermath of a bloody fight (in the same episode as above) Joe Keery’s (Steve) hair remains perfectly coiffed. The handsome talent flashes a million dollar smile, prompting this twitter user to accurately express my thoughts during this grueling wait:
Solid Advice For Any Eggos Shoplifters
It’s interesting that this is what is deemed “acting natural” for a potential shop lifter, however Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven) clearly knows more about acting than I will ever know so I trust their judgement. Eleven’s Eggo-and-pink-dress ensemble is certainly one of the more popular icons to come out of the series, garnering Halloween costume acclaim and different iterations of Funko pop figures.
Behold The Glory Of MiLeven
The generous Gods in charge of the twitter account knows what we want to see: adorable behind-the-scenes shots of IT’s Finn Wolfhard (Mike) and Brown. The relationship between their two characters truly was the heart of the #Netflix series, causing fans to creatively invent the ship name, “Mileven.”
This group of blooper shots caused a massive response from fans because they are just so adorable together. Despite how successful the series becomes, the young actors are still kids who occasionally can’t control the need to pull the classic Bunny Ears behind a friend’s head. Many simply couldn’t contain their excitement at seeing the pictures:
Others are wondering when we can expect an actual blooper reel because hysterical bloopers are truly the key to the hearts of legions of fans:
… If you’re curious about the “kissing sucks” reference in the above tweet, make sure you see the the interview from the time the Stranger Things cast visited The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.
And this final tweet is probably my favorite one because it is the one that speaks for us all:
Season 2 of Stranger Things releases on Netflix on October 27th, 2017. In the meantime, check out its brilliantly atmospheric trailer below: