Prior to now few weeks, there’s been a continual rumor that the creators of Stranger Issues are quietly modifying previous seasons of the display for plenty of causes. It sort of feels to have began with the Duffer brothers giving an interview concerning the display’s fourth season, the place they said a minor continuity gaffe: Episode 2 was once set on March 22, which an previous season established as Will’s birthday. And but no person at the episode recognize that truth. (Glad birthday Will, through the way in which.)
Within the interview, the Duffers admitted that they just forgot that that they had prior to now established March 22 as Will’s birthday, and printed they had been desirous about “George Lucas-ing the placement” through going again into the display and dubbing the nature who mentioned March 22 to mention “Would possibly 22” to take away the mistake. (Sooner than George Lucas offered his corporate to Disney, he often modified the outdated Megastar Wars films according to enhancements in generation or his personal basic whims, continuously with out even telling enthusiasts he was once doing it.) In any other interview, the Duffers claimed “We have now George Lucas’d issues additionally that folks don’t learn about” — which despatched enthusiasts taking a look into the display’s archives, looking for examples.
However that may be a perilous sport to play, as a result of our reminiscences every so often play tips on us, and make us consider issues are other once we merely misremembered them within the first position. The George Lucas-ing quotes led some enthusiasts to say that the display had trimmed (or totally got rid of) a scene from Season 1 the place Charlie Heaton’s Jonathan secretly takes images of Nancy (Natalia Dyer).
However after some web pages began reporting the scene’s removing as truth, and writing complete opinion items about it as the beginning of a probably bad pattern, the legitimate Stranger Issues writers Twitter account posted a word that learn “PSA: no scenes from earlier seasons have ever been minimize or re-edited. And so they by no means can be.”
In addition they spoke back at once to a fan who requested whether or not that integrated this notorious (and it appears misremembered) scene from Season 1 of Jonathan spying on Nancy, pronouncing that there were no post-production shenanigans on that collection as neatly.
The lesson right here: Don’t simply suppose one thing is true as a result of any person you don’t know claimed it was once so on TikTok or Twitter. Check these things your self. Your complete fourth season of Stranger Issues is now streaming on Netflix.
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