Stranger Things Quotes, Sayings

Stranger Things quotes and sayings: The hit Netflix science fiction television series is known for its intriguing characters and thrilling plot twists. Some of the funniest, most interesting, and notable quotes from the series are listed below.

STRANGER THINGS SERIES FACTS:
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror, Mystery-Thriller
Created By: Brothers Matt and Ross Duffer
Premiere Date: July 15, 2016
Setting: The fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s

Stranger Things quotes from the hit thriller

The characters from Stranger Things say some very quotable lines in the series. Here are some of the best quotes from each of the major personalities from the show.

Eleven quotes from Stranger Things (Jane Hopper)

1.) Mouthbreather.

2.) Friends don’t lie.

3.) The gate… I opened it. I’m the monster.

4.) You are like Papa!

5.) I’m a fighter. I’ve killed.

6.) I saw you. In the rainbow room.

7.) What is friend?

8.) Bitchin’.

9.) I’m going to my friends. I’m going home.

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Stranger Things Cast Members

  • Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers
  • David Harbour as Jim Hopper
  • Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler
  • Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven / Jane Hopper
  • Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson
  • Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair
  • Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler
  • Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers
  • Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler
  • Matthew Modine as Martin Brenner
  • Noah Schnapp as Will Byers
  • Sadie Sink as Max Mayfield
  • Joe Keery as Steve Harrington
  • Dacre Montgomery as Billy Hargrove
  • Sean Astin as Bob Newby
  • Paul Reiser as Sam Owens
  • Maya Hawke as Robin Buckley
  • Priah Ferguson as Erica Sinclair
  • Brett Gelman as Murray Bauman 
  • Jamie Campbell Bower as Peter Ballard
  • Eduardo Franco as Argyle

Steve Harrington quotes from Stranger Things

1.) Man, kids are the worst! Who needs ‘em anyway?

2.) Use the shampoo and conditioner and when your hair’s damp, not wet, okay? When it’s damp, you do four puffs of the Farrah Fawcett spray.

3.) She’s only gonna break your heart, and you’re way too young for that shit.

4.) I’m stealthy, like a ninja.

5.) Hey! Dickheads! How come the only one helping me out is this random girl?

6.) I may be a pretty shitty boyfriend, but turns out I’m actually a pretty damn good babysitter.

7.) You’re gonna slay ’em dead.

8.) You tell anyone I just told you that and your ass is grass.

9.) She’s only gonna break your heart, and you’re way too young for that.

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Jim Hopper quotes

1.) Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.

2.) You think I actually wanted to come to this? I was just hungry.

3.) Nothing is gonna go back to the way that it was. Not really. But it’ll get better. In time.

4.) Just curious why all of a sudden you look like some MTV punk.

5.) Make mistakes, learn from them, and when life hurts you – because it will – remember the hurt. The hurt is good. It means you’re out of that cave.

6.) Yeah? And I want a date with Bo Derek. We all want things.

7.) If you don’t mind, for the sake of your poor old dad, keep the door open three inches.

8.) Maybe I’ll just kill Mike. I’m the chief of police, I could cover it up.

9.) C-O-M-promise. Compromise? How ’bout that’s your word for the day, yeah? It’s something that’s kinda in-between, something like… half-way happy.

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Robin Buckley quotes

1.) We all die, my strange little child friend. It’s all a matter of how… and when.

2.) How many children are you friends with?

Joyce Byers quotes

1.) Well, I don’t know who’s been raising you, but I’m going to get you some new crayons because it looks like he’s shooting cabbages.

2.) This is not a normal family.

3.) This is not yours to fix alone. You act like you’re all alone out there in the world, but you’re not. You’re not alone.

4.) It’s going to work — it has to.

Max Mayfield quotes

1.) There’s more to life than stupid boys, you know.

2.) You keep trying things on until something feels like you.

3.) I didn’t realize it was such an honor to go trick-or-treating with you.

Mike Wheeler quotes

1.) If we’re both going crazy, then we’ll go crazy together, right?

2.) I never gave up on you. I called you every night.

3.) No, El, you’re not the monster. You saved me. Do you understand? You saved me.

4.) Something’s coming. Something hungry for blood. A shadow grows on the wall behind you, swallowing you in darkness. It is almost here.

5.) If anyone asks where I am, I’ve left the country.

6.) We’re not even in the game; we’re on the bench.

7.) I asked if you wanted to be my friend. And you said yes. You said yes. It was the best thing I’ve ever done.

8.) I only have, like, $3.50, so it’s hard.

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Erica Sinclair – Stranger Things quotes

1.) You can’t spell America without Erica.

2.) You know what this half-baked plan of yours sounds like to me? Child endangerment.

3.) It’s called ‘Code Shut-your-mouth.’

Dustin Henderson quotes

1.) Now that you’re out of high school, which means you’re technically an adult, don’t you think it’s time you move on from primitive constructs such as popularity?

2.) Touch my butt, I don’t care!

3.) Why are you keeping this curiosity door locked?

4.) I am on a curiosity voyage, and I need my paddles to travel. These books…these books are my paddles.

5.) She’s our friend and she’s crazy.

6.) Did you ever think maybe Will went missing because he ran into something bad? And we’re going to the exact same spot where he was last seen? And we have no weapons or anything?

7.) I am on a curiosity voyage and I need my paddles to travel. These books—these books are my paddles. I need my paddles!

8.) When I become rich and famous for this one day, don’t come crawling back, saying, oh, my God, Dustin, I’m so sorry for being mean to you back in 8th grade.

9.) She will not be able to resist these pearls.

10.) Okay, it’s official. I’m never having kids.

11.) Sometimes, your total obliviousness just blows my mind.

12.) Son of a bitch. You’re really no help at all, you know that?

Jonathan Byers quotes

1.) You shouldn’t like things because people tell you you’re supposed to.

2.) Being a freak is the best. I’m a freak.

3.) I don’t like most people. He’s in the vast majority.Yeah, the real world sucks, deal with it like the rest of us.

4.) Nobody normal ever accomplished anything meaningful in this world.

5.) Do you wanna be normal? Do you wanna be just like everyone else? Being a freak is the best. I’m a freak!

More Stranger Things quotes

You’re now faced with the same choice, Jane: go back into hiding and hope they don’t find you, or fight, and face them again.
Kali Prasad

Sometimes, I impress even myself.
Sam Owens

People don’t spend their lives trying to look at what’s behind the curtain. They like the curtain. It provides them stability, comfort, and definition.
Murray Bauman

Science is neat, but I’m afraid it’s not very forgiving.
Mr. Clarke

Ask for forgiveness, not permission.
Nancy

You’re just not nimble enough, but you’ll get there someday.
Lucas Sinclair

Only love makes you that crazy sweetheart…and that damn stupid.
Florence

Nancy, seriously, you’re gonna be so cool now, it’s ridiculous.
Barbara Holland

She helped just enough so she could get what she wants: food and a bed. She’s like a stray dog.
Lucas

Once you open up that curiosity door, anything is possible.
Mr. Clarke

Dustin: Do you know anything about sensory deprivation tanks? Specifically how to build one?
Mr. Clarke: Sensory deprivation– What is this for?
Dustin: …Fun…

There’s nothing simple about it. Nothing simple about anything you’ve told me.
Murray Bauman

Steve: “How do you know it’s not just a lizard?”
Dustin: “Because his face opened up and he ate my cat!”

We’re talking about the destruction of our world as we know it.
Lucas Sinclair

Men of science have made abundant mistakes of every kind.
Sam Owens

All living organisms develop defense mechanisms against attack. They adapt. They find some way to survive.
Sam Owens

You know, out of all of my brother’s friends, you’re my favorite. You’ve always been my favorite.
Nancy Wheeler

Dustin: You’re going to take out the demigorgon with a slingshot?
Lucas: First of all, it’s a wrist-rocket.

Stranger Things Season 2 quotes

Mike: Do you want to dance?
Eleven: I don’t know how.
Mike: I don’t either. Do you want to figure it out?

Eleven, Doc Owens. Doc Owens, Eleven. She’s been staying with me for about a year, and she is about to save our asses. Maybe when this is all said and done, maybe you could help her out too, you know? Maybe you could help her lead a normal life, one where she’s not poked and prodded and treated like some kind of lab rat. I don’t know. It’s just a thought.
Hopper

Hey, buddy, shhh! It’s okay! You put up a good fight!
Dustin

Steve: Yeah, and then we all die.
Dustin: Well, that’s one point of view.
Steve: No, that’s not a point of view man. That’s a fact.

This is a groundbreaking scientific discovery. We can’t just bury it like some common mammal, okay?
Dustin

I’m just curious why all of a sudden you look like some kind of MTV punk.
Hopper

We are talking about the destruction of our world as we know it.
Lucas

Bob: It’s going to be okay. Remember, Bob Newby: superhero.Kali: We belong together. There’s nothing back there — they cannot save you, Jane.
Eleven: No, but I can save them.

More season 2 quotes

She’s in pain. She needs this.
Kali

I just feel whole, like a piece of me was missing and now it’s not.
Kali

I always thought stuff like this happened in movies and comic books.
Bob

Bunch o’ nerds.
Erica

Commie bastards sure know how to make a spirit, am I right?
Murray

Steve: How do you know [Dart’s] not just a lizard?
Dustin: Because its face opened up and it ate my cat.

Sorry, you ate my cat.
Dustin

Our children don’t live here anymore. You didn’t know that?
Fred

It’s about the shadow monster, isn’t it?
Mike

You act like you want me to be your friend and then you treat me like garbage.
Max

Let’s burn that lab to the ground.
Nancy

Mistakes have been made.
Owens

Why’s he gotta kick the door?
Officer

Hey kiddo, would you like a balloon?
Bob

I need my paddles!
Dustin

Nancy: What’s in this?
Teenager: Pure fuel. Pure fuel.

Hopper: Hey, give me some of that candy, would you?
Girl: No.

Agent: The most important thing is for you to try and go on with your lives and to keep all of this.
Ted Wheeler: — top secret. Understood.

Keith: You want information, then I need something in return. 
Mike: No, no, no. No way. You’re not getting a date with her. 
Lucas: Mike, come on, just get him the date. 
Mike: I’m not prostituting my sister!

Nancy: What the hell are you doing?
Mike: I’ll pay you back!

Dusty: Son of a bitch! Son of a bitch! Another stupid penny. 
Mother: Dusty! Watch it, you almost hit Mews.

Stranger Things Season 3 quotes

How many children are you friends with?
Robin

If you don’t mind, for the sake of your poor old dad, keep the door open three inches.
Hopper

There’s more to life than stupid boys, you know.
Max

You can’t spell ‘America’ without ‘Erica.’
Erica

Make mistakes, learn from them, and when life hurts you (because it will), remember the hurt. The hurt is good. It means you’re out of that cave.
Hopper

Friends don’t lie.
Eleven

Touch my butt, I don’t care.
Dustin

You know what this half-baked plan of yours sounds like to me? Child endangerment.
Erica

Maybe I’ll just kill Mike. I’m the chief of police, I could cover it up.
Hopper

What, you’re just going to waltz in there like it’s commie Disneyland or something?
Erica

Favorite Uh movies? Uh, Star Wars. A New Hope? The one with the teddy bears.
Steve

More season 3 quotes

We have had a very long day. We have been shot at, nearly blown up, walked God knows how many miles in a hundred degree heat, stole a car, all while being chased by this gigantic psychopath, all so we could bring him to you. Because somehow, you’re the closest person who speaks Russian, which I can’t believe. But that doesn’t matter because, unfortunately, we’re here. So, if you don’t mind, put that thing away, stop behaving like a jack*ss, and ask him what he’s doing that’s making my magnets fall off my damn fridge! Please.
Joyce

Mike… I love you too.
Eleven

Yeah, the real world sucks, deal with it like the rest of us.
Jonathan

How do you even drink that?
Mike

It’s like Carpenter’s The Thing. The original is a classic, no question about it. But the remake… Sweeter, bolder, better.
Lucas

You keep trying things on until something feels like you.
Max

I still haven’t heard what’s in this for Erica.
Erica

Now that you’re out of high school, which means you’re technically an adult, don’t you think it’s time you move on from primitive constructs such as popularity?
Dustin

If you believe in this story… Finish it.
Mrs. Wheeler

I need for them to break up.
Hopper


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