Stranger Things 3: 15 fan theories crazy enough to be true

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Stranger Things – Credit: Netflix
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Suzie is Max’s mom, and something is up with her

The first episode of the season is titled “Suzie, Do You Copy?” and it could be a reference to Susan, Max’s mother and Billy’s stepmother. We saw very little of her in Stranger Things 2, but there’s a chance that the first episode of the season will involve her some more.

There’s also a chance that Suzie isn’t a reference to Susan. Either way, something is up with the character. I find it hard to believe that the Duffers would bring Susan into the picture briefly in the second season and just never return to the character. There’s clearly a tension between her and Neil and that’s something that could be explored beyond a moment or two.

Another thought that has crossed fans’ minds is that Suzie is actually a friend of Erica and the season will start out with her group of friends getting into some sort of trouble. Erica has seen her brother use his various gadgets and I wouldn’t put it past her to snag a walkie-talkie and use it with her own friends.

No matter the option, whichever Suzie the first episode is referring to will likely find herself in some sort of trouble. I don’t think the show would write off Max’s mom right away in the season, but they could dive a little deeper into her story.