Stranger Things season 2: prepare for a whole lot more Upside Down

We're off to see the Demogorgon...


Grab your flamethrowers and torches: we’ll be stepping further inside the uʍop ǝpᴉsdn during the second season of Stranger Things.


That’s judging by comments from show composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein who let slip the growing importance of the alternate world in upcoming episodes. Speaking to Ars Technica, the duo said the new season promises “new characters, fun, and the Upside Down will be more of a place — you’ll spend more time [there]. So we’ll make a lot more weird music this time around.”

It’s an exciting development, but also terrifying. The only glimpses we’ve got of the Upside Down in season two have come with a giant Sky Demogorgon.


Perhaps what’s most interesting about this news is that the plot outline given by the Duffer brothers has no mention of new excursions into the Upside Down. Instead, all we know is that Will Buyers, Upside Down hide-and-seek Champion 1983, will be back in Hawkins drawing visions of the Demogorgon’s world. So, we’ll either spend a lot of time listening to Dixon and Stein’s Upside Down soundtrack during Will’s visions or the plot will soon drift into the actual hellhole itself.

Either way, somebody get some Eggos, we’re going to need Eleven for this…


Stranger Things series 2 debuts on Netflix on 31st October, aka Halloween