The BEST Episodes of Stranger Things
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 18, 2021
Tribute to the classic supernatural mysteries of the 80s, "Stranger Things" is the story of a boy who disappears in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, without a trace in 1983. In his desperate search, both his friends and family and the local sheriff are involved in an extraordinary enigma: top-secret experiments, terrifying paranormal forces and a very, very rare girl ...
#2 - Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
Terror reigns in the food court when the Mind Flayer comes to collect. But down below, in the dark, the future of the world is at stake.
#3 - Chapter Eight: The Upside Down
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
Dr. Brenner holds Hopper and Joyce for questioning while the boys wait with Eleven in the gym. Back at Will's, Nancy and Jonathan prepare for battle.
#5 - Chapter Six: The Spy
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
Will's connection to a shadowy evil grows stronger, but no one's quite sure how to stop it. Elsewhere, Dustin and Steve forge an unlikely bond.
#8 - Chapter Four: The Sauna Test
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
A code red brings the gang back together to face a frighteningly familiar evil. Karen urges Nancy to keep digging, and Robin finds a useful map.
#9 - Chapter Four: The Body
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
Refusing to believe Will is dead, Joyce tries to connect with her son. The boys give Eleven a makeover. Nancy and Jonathan form an unlikely alliance.
#10 - Chapter Six: The Monster
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
A frantic Jonathan looks for Nancy in the darkness, but Steve's looking for her, too. Hopper and Joyce uncover the truth about the lab's experiments.
#11 - Chapter Five: Dig Dug
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
Nancy and Jonathan swap conspiracy theories with a new ally as Eleven searches for someone from her past. “Bob the Brain” tackles a difficult problem.
#12 - Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
Dr. Alexei reveals what the Russians have been building, and Eleven sees where Billy has been. Dustin and Erica stage a daring rescue.
#13 - Chapter Five: The Flayed
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
Strange surprises lurk inside an old farmhouse and deep beneath the Starcourt Mall. Meanwhile, the Mind Flayer is gathering strength.
#14 - Chapter Five: The Flea and the Acrobat
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
Hopper breaks into the lab while Nancy and Jonathan confront the force that took Will. The boys ask Mr. Clarke how to travel to another dimension.
#15 - Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
An increasingly concerned Nancy looks for Barb and finds out what Jonathan's been up to. Joyce is convinced Will is trying to talk to her.
#16 - Chapter Three: The Pollywog
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
Dustin adopts a strange new pet, and Eleven grows increasingly impatient. A well-meaning Bob urges Will to stand up to his fears.
#17 - Chapter Four: Will the Wise
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
An ailing Will opens up to Joyce - with disturbing results. While Hopper digs for the truth, Eleven unearths a surprising discovery.
#18 - Chapter Three: The Case of the Missing Lifeguard
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
With El and Max looking for Billy, Will declares a day without girls. Steve and Dustin go on a stakeout, and Joyce and Hopper return to Hawkins Lab.
#19 - Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
On his way home from a friend's house, young Will sees something terrifying. Nearby, a sinister secret lurks in the depths of a government lab.
#20 - Chapter Two: Trick or Treat, Freak
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
After Will sees something terrible on trick-or-treat night, Mike wonders whether Eleven's still out there. Nancy wrestles with the truth about Barb.
#21 - Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 15, 2016
Lucas, Mike and Dustin try to talk to the girl they found in the woods. Hopper questions an anxious Joyce about an unsettling phone call.
#23 - Chapter One: Suzie, Do You Copy?
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
Summer brings new jobs and budding romance. But the mood shifts when Dustin's radio picks up a Russian broadcast, and Will senses something is wrong.
#24 - Chapter Two: The Mall Rats
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 4, 2019
Nancy and Jonathan follow a lead, Steve and Robin sign on to a secret mission, and Max and Eleven go shopping. A rattled Billy has troubling visions.
#25 - Chapter Seven: The Lost Sister
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 27, 2017
Psychic visions draw Eleven to a band of violent outcasts and an angry girl with a shadowy past.