Dustin Henderson: That keycard opens the door, but unfortunately, the Russian with this keycard also has a massive gun. Whatever’s in this room, whatever’s in those boxes, they really don’t want anybody finding it. Robin Buckley: But there’s gotta be a way in. Steve Harrington: Well, you know I could just take him out. Robin Buckley: Take who out? Steve Harrington: The Russian guard. What? I sneak up behind him, I knock him out, and I take his keycard. It’s easy. Dustin Henderson: Did you not hear the part about the massive gun? Steve Harringon: Yes, Dustin, I did. And that’s why I would be sneaking. Dustin Henderson: Ah. Well, please, tell me this, and be honest, have you ever actually won a fight?
Gaten Matarazzo, Maya Hawke and Joe Keery in the incredibly popular Stranger Things (2016 -), which recently had its third series released. And I’d argue it’s best. Set in the 1980s and with a mixture of science fiction, horror and comedy, the Netflix show was famously pitched as though Steven Spielberg was directing a Steven King story. You can find another example of the show on my blog here or find out more info on the episode from some huge fans of the programme here.
Nobody normal ever accomplished anything meaningful in this world.
Jonathan Byers (Charlie Heaton) in the Netflix smash Stranger Things (2016 – ). Set in 1983 and fuelled with 80s nostaliga, it tells of a geeky set of boys in a small town who encounter mysterious forces when looking for their friend, who suddenly goes missing.
You can’t play God without being acquainted with the devil.
Dr Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) in the multi-genre hit show Westworld (2016 -). With elements of sci-fi, western, drama and psychological thriller, it tells of a Wild West style theme park filled with droids but controlled by humans.