TV Stranger Things - Netflix Original *SPOILERS*

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-But what have they done to David Harbour? He had great people skills in the first season. He was the voice of reason. Now he's utterly clueless about how to handle dealing with a teenage relationship under his roof? So stupid and not true to the character at all.
Nah, it was pretty true to character for tough dads of that era to threaten daughters boyfriends - or at least talk about it - rather than deal with them growing up.
 

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So this is weird -> https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/09/stranger-things-3-character-jim-hoppers-toxicity-called-evan-rachel-wood-10136110/

I mean yeah he sure isn't a SNAG but I'm not really seeing the angle here, plenty of contemporary tv/movie characters you'd point out are not suitable dating material before you get to Hopper o_O

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She rescheduled the date he yelled and got in her face about while policing every guy she spoke to,’ Evan wrote. ‘No thanks.’
I legit don't remember any of that (policing guys she speaks to).
 

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So this is weird -> https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/09/stranger-things-3-character-jim-hoppers-toxicity-called-evan-rachel-wood-10136110/

I mean yeah he sure isn't a SNAG but I'm not really seeing the angle here, plenty of contemporary tv/movie characters you'd point out are not suitable dating material before you get to Hopper o_O

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I legit don't remember any of that (policing guys she speaks to).
I thought yelling about the date was a bit of a weird choice but... I dunno. Who has that much energy to nitpick that detail.
 

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So this is weird -> https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/09/stranger-things-3-character-jim-hoppers-toxicity-called-evan-rachel-wood-10136110/

I mean yeah he sure isn't a SNAG but I'm not really seeing the angle here, plenty of contemporary tv/movie characters you'd point out are not suitable dating material before you get to Hopper o_O

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I legit don't remember any of that (policing guys she speaks to).
He does say a couple of times that she's speaking to her "new boyfriend" with respect to Alexie and someone else, I can't remeber who the other one is.

Fact of the matter is - he's not supposed to be the perfect boyfriend material.
 

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He does say a couple of times that she's speaking to her "new boyfriend" with respect to Alexie and someone else, I can't remeber who the other one is.

Fact of the matter is - he's not supposed to be the perfect boyfriend material.
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Just finished it then, loved the season and it was much better than season 2. Hawke’s inclusion was a great addition and Montgomery acted very well as Billy.

Just on the ending:

I think next season is perfectly set up for Hopper still being alive for the following reasons:
- “The American” post credits scene which David Harbour discusses in an interview.
- Perfect opportunity to drag out the reunion with Eleven, given she doesn’t have the power to find him anymore
- Would it be stale from a screenwriting point of view to end 2 consecutive seasons with Joyce’s love interest being killed?
 

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He does say a couple of times that she's speaking to her "new boyfriend" with respect to Alexie and someone else, I can't remeber who the other one is.

Fact of the matter is - he's not supposed to be the perfect boyfriend material.
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Ah right, yep I probably missed that. Still not sure that qualifies as "policing every guy she talks to" - she'd just stood him up to meet with the guy. Could have handled the situation better and given her a chance to explain but that's not really his character is it.

Anyway, not worth the oxygen I'm giving it :drunk:
 

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So this is weird -> https://metro.co.uk/2019/07/09/stranger-things-3-character-jim-hoppers-toxicity-called-evan-rachel-wood-10136110/

I mean yeah he sure isn't a SNAG but I'm not really seeing the angle here, plenty of contemporary tv/movie characters you'd point out are not suitable dating material before you get to Hopper o_O

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I legit don't remember any of that (policing guys she speaks to).

Also saw an article saying 'Robin deserved better in Stranger Things season 3' and I kid you not, the reasoning was because 'who could have not seen this beautiful girl sitting in history class' in reference to Steve saying he never noticed her. The feminist agenda can be tough to understand sometimes.

Loved season 3 btw. Adore this show.
 

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Loved the season, love this show.

The sexism that Nancy had to deal with at the local paper, Imagine speaking like that to someone today. Was that type of behavior common in the 80s?
 
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Just finished it, thought the robyn character was a great addition, recently found out she's got some very famous parents you can definitely see she's uma thurman's daughter at times, she can act though so good for her.

My fav. character in this show is murray, the conspiracy russian/american guy, i reckon he is hilarious and steals every scene he's in for sure.

Another very entertaining third series, have read there doing a fourth on here? Honestly reckon they should probably end it here without spoiling it but we'll see how it goes i guess
 

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It's television, doesn't need to make sense. ;)
Yes it does
Meh, I thought Hop's character this season was fairly in-line with what he's been up to this point, certainly re: Eleven. He was already struggling with her last season about not being able to go out, rang pretty true that he'd handle her having a boyfriend badly.
he was a ridiculous spoof of himself this season. He was actually a serious character in the first two seasons.
 

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Loved the season, love this show.

The sexism that Nancy had to deal with at the local paper, Imagine speaking like that to someone today. Was that type of behavior common in the 80s?
I believe so.
I would say those scenes were highly exaggerated for effect, it would have been more subtle and casual, the undercurrent would have been there though that women would have felt in the workforce for sure, it would have been worse in the 70's, 60's, when they first started to enter workforce in more numbers.
 
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