Season Two Episode Guide

Stranger Things (201) - MADMAX

MADMAX

Episode #: 201
Air Date: 10.27.17
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As Hawkins nears the anniversary of Will Byers' return from the Upside Down his family works to press on, though Will is experiencing increasingly disturbing visions. Dustin and Lucas become obsessed with a new girl who has moved to town, and Hopper keeps a secret in the woods.
Stranger Things (202) - Trick or Treat, Freak

Trick or Treat, Freak

Episode #: 202
Air Date: 10.27.17
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The kids head out to trick-or-treat on Halloween, with Lucas and Dustin inviting the new girl to join their party -- while Will continues to experience flashes of the Upside Down. Steve takes Nancy to a party in hope of getting her to move past Barb, and Eleven recalls the events that brought her to Hopper.
Stranger Things (203) - The Pollywog

The Pollywog

Episode #: 203
Air Date: 10.27.17
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Dustin cares for the creature he found in his trash can, only to discover its true source. Eleven breaks Hopper's rules by leaving the cabin to find Will, while Hopper tries to convince the people at Hawkins Lab that their problem is not as contained as they believe. Joyce discovers something terrifying on the video tape from Halloween.
Stranger Things (204) - Will the Wise

Will the Wise

Episode #: 204
Air Date: 10.27.17
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Joyce seeks help from Hopper after Will exhibits strange symptoms, giving them a new clue to the Upside Down's threat to Hawkins. Nancy and Jonathan get themselves taken into custody by Hawkins Lab, and Eleven is grounded following a powerful fight. Meanwhile, Dustin realizes the horrible truth about his new pet, Dart.
Stranger Things (205) - Dig Dug

Dig Dug

Episode #: 205
Air Date: 10.27.17
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After entering the tunnels Hopper becomes trapped in the Upside Down, and Will's map is the only way to find him. Nancy and Jonathan seek out a new ally, while Dustin is left to deal with his problem on his own. Lucas shares the secret with Max, and Eleven meets her mother.
Stranger Things (206) - The Spy

The Spy

Episode #: 206
Air Date: 10.27.17
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While Dustin recruits Steve for help with the rapidly growing Dart, Will's recovery from a major trauma brings new surprises. Meanwhile Lucas recruits Max for a mission, and Nancy and Jonathan confront their feelings.
Stranger Things (207) - The Lost Sister

The Lost Sister

Episode #: 207
Air Date: 10.27.17
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Eleven travels to Chicago in search of the missing girl from her mother's memory, leading to a sort of family reunion with another of Hawkins' former experiments -- a her group of outcasts looking for revenge on the lab's former employees.
Stranger Things (208) - The Mind Flayer

The Mind Flayer

Episode #: 208
Air Date: 10.27.17
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After a catastrophic incursion into Hawkins Lab the group find themselves trapped, as Hopper and Bob put their lives on the line. Elsewhere Steve, Dustin, Lucas, and Max track Dart, and Billy has a reckoning with his parents.
Stranger Things (209) - The Gate

The Gate

Episode #: 209
Air Date: 10.27.17
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The group hatches a plan to return to Hawkins Lab, where Eleven believes she can close the gateway to the Upside Down -- while Joyce, Jonathan, and Nancy try to free Will from the control of the Mind Flayer.