The Creator Of 'Stranger Things' Just Revealed That Eleven Was Supposed To Die

Diply 9 Nov 2017

If you've been obsessed with Stranger Things, you've probably already finished the second season ages ago. If you're still working on it, don't worry — we'll avoid any spoilers.

Except for, you know, the fact that Eleven is not dead.

There are so many great characters in Stranger Things that it's nearly impossible to choose a favorite.

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Seriously, every child actor in that show has crazy skills, and I love them all for different reasons.

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Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown, is definitely at the top of our list for a favorite character.

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That's why we were pretty shocked to hear that Eleven almost didn't live to see the second season!

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One of the show's cocreators, Ross Duffer, explained that Stranger Things was originally going to be a limited series.

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With that in mind, the plan was to have Eleven die at the end of the final episode of the first season.

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Shocking, isn't it? The show wouldn't be the same without her.


He explained, "Eleven was going to sacrifice herself and save the world, and then that was going to be it, because there was a moment where limited series were a big deal.”

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We're certainly glad that she was around for the second season. Awww, I love all of the kids too much.


Saying goodbye to one of them would be impossible.SHARE if you're relieved that they didn't kill off Eleven!

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