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'Stranger Things' Season 2, Episode 8 recap: The groups converge to fight evil

'Stranger Things' Season 2, Episode 8 recap: The groups converge to fight evil

Who says that geeks can’t save the day?

“Remember: Bob Newby, super hero,” Bob assures Joyce before he goes on his death mission. We’re sorry we ever doubted you, Bob the Brain.

“The Mind Flayer” is a powerful and riveting episode, and it’s exactly what “Stranger Things” fans needed after the abysmal “The Lost Sister” episode. In fact, the penultimate episode of Season 2 has more action in the first five minutes than the entirety of El and Kali’s standalone storyline.

The separate groups converge at last to fight evil. Steve, Dustin, Lucas and Max run into Nancy and Jonathan outside of the entrance of the lab. Then they drive to the main door to rescue Hopper, Joyce,...

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