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  • Stranger Things season 3 is good, but it learned the wrong lessons from season 2's controversy. 1 / 11

  • Season 2 episode 7, "The Lost Sister", was strongly disliked by most viewers. 2 / 11

  • Focusing on Kali and her gang, it was a complete left-turn for the show. 3 / 11

  • It was tonally at odds with the rest, and halted the momentum late in the season. 4 / 11

  • Season 3 ignores this by completely ignoring "The Lost Sister"/ 5 / 11

    Millie Bobby Brown As Eleven In Stranger Things 3
  • There's no reference to it, and it's like the episode never happened. 6 / 11

  • That's not a good thing though, because it means Stranger Things is scared to change. 7 / 11

  • It's still enjoyable, but it's largely just a repeat of season 2, minus episode 7. 8 / 11

    Joe Keery As Steve In Stranger Things 3
  • Stranger Things should've found a different, better way of working in these plot threads rather than ignoring them. 9 / 11

  • It can still do this in season 4, and needs to embrace change if it's going to reach its full potential. 10 / 11

    Millie Bobby Brown As Eleven In Stranger Things 3
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