Netflix’s genre-bending sci-fi show Stranger Things is making a comeback in 2022. And while the streaming service has yet to confirm an official release date, we’ve been combing through plenty of fan theories, from Eleven’s fate to the real meaning behind those cryptic new teasers. Several questions have been left unanswered, but if there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that season four will likely have us sleeping with the lights on.
Don’t believe us? Finn Wolfhard (who plays Mike) teased what’s to come during an interview on Apple Music’s Matt Wilkinson Show, saying, “We say it every year, like, ‘This season’s scarier. This season’s scarier.’ This season is truly messed up, and it’s going to freak people out a lot.”
So, what does this mean for Hopper (played by David Harbour), Eleven (played by Millie Bobby Brown) and the rest of the Hawkins gang? Keep reading for ten Stranger Things season four theories you might want to consider.