In the finale for season 4, a four-phase plan is put in place to defeat Vecna, and while unexpected people join to help, things still go awry.
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The penultimate episode of the season is all about building up to what is at stake and everyone uniting or preparing for war with Vecna – Except Joyce and Hopper.
At the end of Part 1 of Season 4, Vecna reveals his backstory as Murray and Joyce hope they’ll be able to save Hopper and not arrive in time to see him die.
As El has her own kind of “Carrie” moment, Vecna finds a new victim to add onto the one from episode 1.
Stranger Things returns a bit more violent, with older cast members, and you beginning to see that everyone may not split up just because of distance.
Season 3 feels like the peak for Stranger Things, and from here, it can either plateau or go downhill.
While the finale sets up a season 4, it makes clear that things won’t be the same. Either because of what happens during the fight with the Mind Flayer or the decisions made after.
Two secrets are revealed, we experience the first notable death of the season, and the gang begins to converge as the Mind Flayer makes its first major move.
As Billy becomes a pawn to the Mind Flayer, Dustin helps integrate Robin into the crew. Also, El comes to Max about boy problems.
It’s the summer of love, and for those without someone warm to spend the cold nights with, desperation is sinking in. Also, the rats are starting to explode.