New ‘Stranger Things’ Photos Have Dropped And What Are These Haircuts?

"Stranger Things hairdressers have been wronged by the cast in some way because what the fuck."

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While there are definitely more pressing things happening in the world, it would be remiss not to ask what is going on with these haircuts in Stranger Things.

Netflix has just dropped new promotional images for Season 4, which picks up six months after the Battle of Starcourt. What people seem to be finding most alarming, though, is the state of everyone’s hair, with one of the new images showing Eleven (Millie Bobbie Brown), Will (Noah Schnapp), and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) all sporting confronting haircuts.

As you can imagine, Twitter users are divided over the situation. “They put bad haircuts on them to try and make it look like they are in their awkward preteen years,” explained one user. “The cast is growing up so fast while filming that it’s hard to show age consistency from one season to the next.” 

Others are pointing out that the haircuts are just historically accurate. “It’s set in the ’80s,” one individual deadpanned.

The original poster seemed unmoved by people’s responses. “Did I say anything about time period accuracy? No! All I said was ugly!” It’s worth noting that the nameless Twitter user’s cover photo features a cover photo emblazoned with the words: “If you disagree with me, die. This is not a place for constructive criticism. I am always right.” Hmm. We like them.

The whole conversation is arguably Stranger Things‘ biggest hair moment since everyone lost their minds over Joe Kerry’s admittedly incredible hair. That was five years ago, by the way. It’s been five years.

The photo drop also offers fans a first look at Game of Thrones‘ star Joseph Quinn’s new character, who joins the cast as Eddie Munson. (Quinn is second from the left.)

Hair-wise, it looks as though these four got out relatively unscathed. Unless that collective look of terror is a response to the hairdresser coming towards them.

Season 4 of Stranger Things will premiere on Netflix in two parts, on May 27 and July 1.