The Upside Down has been a terrifying place to be trapped in ever since Will Byers (played by Noah Schnapp) ended up there in the first series of Netflix's Stranger Things. Stranger Things season four, however, may see another major character trapped in the Upside Down as well as some other people. Jim Hopper (David Harbour) and Martin Brenner (Matthew Modine) are among the people Stranger Things fans think might be trapped in the Upside Down in the Netflix series.
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3
According to a new fan theory, Jim Hopper may currently be trapped in the Upside Down.
On Reddit, they wrote: “Right before Hopper and Joyce (Winona Ryder) share that moment, the moment when their eyes meet and they both know what needs to be done, Hopper turns to look at the Gate when he realizes there’s no way to get back to Joyce.”
The theory continues: “This is when Hopper made his decision.
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Stranger Things fans think a character may be trapped in the Upside Down after The Gate closed (Image: Netflix)
Hopper may be trapped in the Upside Down in Stranger Things (Image: Netflix)
“He knows that escaping to the Upside Down is a perilous decision, considering there are no more gates and no known ways of getting back. But it’s his only shot.”
The Stranger Things season three end credits scene, however, heavily implies that Hopper is “The American”, an unseen prisoner being held at a base in Kamchatka, Russia.
According to this theory, however,