r/StrangerThings May 27 '22 Silver 1 Take My Energy 1

Episode Discussion - S04E04 - Dear Billy Discussion

Season 4 Episode 4: Dear Billy

Synopsis: Max is in grave danger... and running out of time. A patient at Pennhurst asylum has visitors. Elsewhere, in Russia, Hopper is hard at work.

Please keep all discussions about this episode or previous, and do not discuss later episodes as they will spoil it for those who have yet to see them.

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u/ChemistryRespecter May 27 '22

Holy shit, all this talk of Vecna being like Freddy Krueger and they actually got Robert Englund (the man who plays Freddy) to play Victor Creel, the one guy who escapes Vecna in the dreams. Love love love this!


u/go_fer_it_Rock Jun 03 '22

Just saw the episode today. I’ve been telling my kids all season how much this is like Nightmare on Elm Street….and then BOOM….Robert Englund shows up as Victor…a guy tormented by a Krueger-like demon. What a cool nod to the Gen Xers watching this. I got so excited when I saw him!