The Netflix hit series Stranger Things is the ultimate tribute series. You'd be hard-pressed to find a modern TV show that doesn't reference the old days in some way, but Stranger Things takes it to new levels. Every character, idea, and prop seems to come from somewhere else. The result works. The show is a thriller, but it's also a mix tape of everything creators Matt and Ross Duffer grew up obsessed with. From Stephen King to Steven Spielberg, Stranger Things begs, borrows, or steals beloved old ideas and repurposes them in the here and now. Click ahead to see the many different ways Stranger Things keeps it fresh by keeping it old school.
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