Netflix dropped Stranger Things season three on July 4 - just in time for Independence Day in the US. Season three had a total of eight episodes like season one, which were released simultaneously. Fans who have raced through to the end were left startled by the conclusion as it looked like one of the key characters from the sci-fi series could have met a grisly end.
WARNING: This article contains major spoilers from Stranger Things season 3
Police chief Jim Hopper (played by David Harbour) appeared to be killed off in Stranger Things season three when he was caught in an explosion while trying to close the rift to the Upside Down.
However, there was a glimmer of hope for fans after a post-credits scene cut to the Russian laboratory and showed the Soviets were in possession of an American prisoner.
To this end, Hopper could very well be alive but just whether he managed to emerge from the explosion unscathed is another matter.
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Stranger Things: David Harbour has spoken about Hopper's fate (Image: Netflix)
Hopper could end up undergoing a RoboCop-esque transformation if he was left badly injured when he was caught in the blast underneath the Starcourt Mall.
Star Harbour has now spoken about the Stranger Things end credits scene and whether he thinks Hopper is alive or dead.
“I’m very interested in that post-credits scene,” Harbour teased to Entertainment Tonight in a recent interview.
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