11 reasons Stranger Things is the best Netflix Original series

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2. Eleven

As good as every character is on this show, there’s one that stands out above the rest. Of course, it’s Eleven. As soon as she’s introduced in the series, you know she’s someone important and special. Much of her character is still a mystery but, it’s the perfect blend of what we know and what we don’t know about her that’s so interesting.

From what we know, Eleven was abducted by Dr. Martin Brenner (who may or may not be dead) at a young age. Since then, has kept her at the Hawkins National Library and has performed a variety of tests on her. We aren’t sure whether she was born with her psychokinetic supernatural abilities. We’re almost certain that Dr. Brenner has lent a hand in helping her develop them even more so.

Speaking more on her powers, they’re pretty neat. Obviously, she’s still very young and hasn’t reached her full potential. Maybe she will in season 2, but that remains to be seen. However, from what we have seen, she’s able to perform a variety of tasks with these powers, which can cause harm, but mostly benefits others.

The character herself is very likable. Actress Millie Bobby Brown is a future star in the making and is a phenomenal performer at such a young age. She’s able to portray a character who’s mostly ignorant about the world around her. At the same time, although she knows very little, you can see her desire to learn everything she can. It makes for great character development.

We’re hoping we get to learn much more about Eleven in season 2. As far as season 1 goes, she’s one of the main reasons Stranger Things is that good.