It Starts On The Page: Read The ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Part I Finale Script “The Massacre At Hawkins Lab”

matt and Ross Duffer drew inspiration for their widespread popularity stranger things Conspiracy theories about the Montauk Project, an alleged operation run by the US government to run experiments on children for purposes of psychological warfare involving mind control and time travel. the fourth season was released netflix This summer, the first seven episodes drop out on May 27. The season concluded on July 1 with the final two episodes setting up Stranger Things 5, which would bring the series to a close.

seventh episode of stranger things 4, titled “The Massacre at Hawkins Lab,” is the latest installment of It Starts on the Page, Deadline’s series that highlights the scripts that serve as the creative backbone of the buzzy shows that define TV award season. All of our series’ scripts are being submitted for Emmy Awards consideration this year and were selected by Deadline using criteria that included critical acclaim, choosing from a wide range of networks and platforms, and a mix of established and lesser-known shows. is included.

set in the 1980s, stranger things Hawkins follows a group of kids from Indiana who grapple with supernatural powers and secret government machinations after discovering that their hometown sits atop a mysterious underworld known as the Upside Down. Season 4 begins eight months after the events of the previous season, when several teens are killed and the leader of Hawkins High’s Dungeons & Dragons club, Eddie Munson (Joseph Quinn), becomes the prime suspect. Once Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) learns that her friends are in danger, she agrees to reunite with Dr. Martin Brenner (MATTHEW MODINE) to save them.

“The Massacre at Hawkins Lab”, written and directed by the Duffers, begins with Steve (Joe Keery), Nancy (Natalia Dyer), Eddie and Robin (Maya Hawke) traveling to the Upside Down as part of their efforts. brings to a head. Among the group’s early attempts to kill Vecna ​​(Jamie Campbell Bower). Meanwhile, Eleven has a breakthrough in the lab that reveals more about the Upside Down’s origins and her relationship with Vecna, which changes the course of the story.

Click below to read the script.