Stranger Things – “Chapter Three: Holly Jolly”

Stranger Things Season One poster

Original Air Date: July 15, 2016
Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard
Directed by: Shawn Levy

Cat Out of the Bag Alert!  This review contains spoilers for this episode!

Synopsis: The search for Will continues while Nancy searches for the missing Barb.

Kitty Cameos: The strange girl known as Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) is instructed by Mike to meet him and the other boys at the power lines behind his house. When she arrives she sees an orange tabby cat on the other side of a chain link fence.

Stranger Things - Holly Jolly - orange tabby cat behind chain link fence

This triggers a flashback to her time in the labs when she is instructed to use her powers to hurt a long-haired white cat in a cage. The cat hisses at her vehemently as she applies her powers under duress. In the end she can’t bring herself to hurt the cat.

Stranger Things - Holly Jolly - long haired white cat hissing in cage

Stranger Things - Holly Jolly - Eleven Millie Bobby Brown looking at long haired white cat in cage on monitor

Stranger Things - Holly Jolly - long haired white cat hissing in cage

Stranger Things - Holly Jolly - long haired white cat hissing in cage

Final Mewsings: Good kids don’t do bad things to cats.

Many thanks to Nick Wale for letting us know about the cats in this episode!


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