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VO: Rebecca Brayton
It’s good to be back in Hawkins. Welcome to Watchmojo.com, and today, we’re taking a look at some of the best easter eggs, references, and big moments from the first three episodes of the new season of “Stranger Things.” Have an idea you want to see made into a WatchMojo video? Check out our Interactive Suggestion Tool at http://http://WatchMojo.commy/suggest.php
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It’s good to be back in Hawkins. Welcome to Watchmojo.com, and today, we’re taking a look at some of the best easter eggs, references, and big moments from the first three episodes of the new season of “Stranger Things.”

#3: Reese’s Pieces
Yes, even the candy in Hawkins can be an 80’s reference. Way back in 1982, Mars, Inc - the company that owns M&Ms - were offered the opportunity to be featured in the now iconic scene from Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,” but turned it down. That’s when The Hershey Company swooped in with their own bite-sized candy, and the decision paid off in spades, reportedly tripling the sales of Reese's Pieces just two weeks after the film debuted on big screens across the country. Hershey’s marketing tactics seem to have worked on Will, as E.T. hasn’t just influenced the 80s sci-fi story he finds himself in, but also his candy of choice.

#2: Frankenstein
While Hopper investigates the strange occurrence devastating the pumpkin patches around town, Eleven waits patiently for their planned evening of Halloween candy and scary movies. Her movie of choice: the 1931 classic, “Frankenstein.” In many ways, Eleven and Frankenstein’s monster have a lot in common, so it makes sense that the film would resonate: they were both created in labs and their powers make them capable of devastation, but both demonstrate caring, and empathy, proving they are more than what they were created to be.

Here are some of the best lines from the first three episodes:

“It’s for a good cause!”

“Just a fact!”

“Pure Fuel!”

#1: Sara
During the flashback sequence that chronicles how El came under Hopper’s care, there’s a brief moment that is a tragic reminder of Hopper’s past. At one point, you can see Hopper moving a box labeled “Sara,” the name of Hopper’s young daughter who died of cancer at a young age. While Sara’s death motivated Hopper’s desperate search for Will in season one, this small moment is a reminder that taking care of El and the relationship that they would eventually develop is also motivated by his tragic loss.
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