No spoilers here I promise but we finished Stranger Things last week and I am 100% on the Steve Harrington bandwagon, NO FUCKS GIVEN.
Steve, I’m sorry I wanted you to die so badly in the first season.
The biggest reason that I like him so much is that, now that he’s had a chance to grow as a character in this new season and redeem himself (although let’s never forget about how he slandered Nancy!!!), he reminds me a lot of my favorite character from one of the BEST 80’s MOVIES OF ALL TIME, The Monster Squad. If you’ve seen it, you already know that I’m talking about RUDY.
- Too cool-high schooler chillin’ with monster-fighting middle school dorks? Check.
- Bitchin’ hair? Check.
- Total dick most of the time? Check.
- Memorable one-liners? Check.
I’m kind of surprised that Stranger Things in general, especially season 2, hasn’t drawn more Monster Squad comparisons.
When I was in high school, my brother Ryan and I named our pet rabbit after Rudy. Clearly I need to get another rabbit and name him Steve Harrington.
NO: STEVE HAREINGTON, OMGOMG.