With the release of Stranger Things season 4 teaser, there are many theories and predictions going around. One of the most popular theories is that season 4 might be about Chernobyl.
While the teaser of Stranger Things season 4 reveals Hopper’s fate, a lot of things are still unsaid
The premises of Stranger Things season 4 has still not been revealed. However, we know that this season will be based in Russia and the US. Meanwhile, we know that Hopper is well and alive and working hard in the Russian wilderness. According to some theories, Hopper might be brainwashed and his memory is wiped in Stranger Things season 4.
However, the most interesting theory is that season 4 will be about Chernobyl
According to the fans of the show, the timeline of the show follows a certain pattern each season. The first season was based in winter, 1983 around Christmas time. While the second season was set in the fall of 1984, Halloween. Similarly, season 3 was all about Independence Day and the summer of 1985. According to this theory, Stranger Things season 4 will be set in the spring of 1986 which is the year when the Chernobyl incident happened.
Last year, an award-winning mini-series was made about the Chernobyl incident
Created by Craig Mazin, the series revolved around the tragic incident which took place at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The show starred some of the world-renowned actors like Stellan Skarsgård and Jared Harris. This was the worst man-made catastrophe that ever took place. The effects of this disaster are still present. It happened in April 1986. This is one of the reasons why fans think that Stranger Things season 4 might revolve around this historic incident.
While the details are not revealed, it will be interesting to see how the creators of Stranger Things will interpret the Chernobyl incident. Only time will tell.