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It's Been Almost Six Years Since "Stranger Things" Season 1 Came Out, So Here's The Cast Then Vs. Now

They're all grown up! 🧇

Believe it or not, it's been almost six years since the very first season of Stranger Things premiered on Netflix. Wild, right?

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Just a few days ago, Netflix announced that Season 4 Volume 1 of the show will be back in just a few short months on May 27, 2022. It's got me feeling a little ~nostalgic~ about my favorite kiddos back in Hawkins, so I decided to take a look back at them in their very first episodes.

Every ending has a beginning. Vol. 1 is coming May 27. Vol. 2 is coming July 1.

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Here's what the cast of Stranger Things looked like way back in Season 1 vs. what they look like now:

Mike Wheeler (Finn Wolfhard)

Finn then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: Jackass Forever premiere (2022)

Finn is now 19 years old.

Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown)

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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: Millie via her Instagram (2022)

Millie is now 18 years old.

Lucas Sinclair (Caleb McLaughlin)

Caleb then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: SCAD Savannah Film Festival (2022)

Caleb is now 20 years old.

Dustin Henderson (Gaten Matarazzo)

Gaten then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: The Shrink Next Door premiere (2021)

Gaten is now 19 years old.

Will Byers (Noah Schnapp)

Noah then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: Paris Fashion Week (2021)

Noah is now 17 years old.

Max Mayfield (Sadie Sink)

Max then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 2, Episode 1 (2017)

RIGHT: Fear Street premiere (2021)

Sadie is now 19 years old.

Nancy Wheeler (Natalia Dyer)

Natalia then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: SCAD Savannah Film Festival (2020)

Natalia is now 27 years old.

Steve Harrington (Joe Keery)

Joe then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: Free Guy premiere (2021)

Joe is now 29 years old.

Jonathan Byers (Charlie Heaton)

Charlie then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: Dior Men's Fall 2022 Show (2021)

Charlie is now 28 years old.

Jim Hopper (David Harbour)

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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: No Sudden Move premiere (2021)

David is now 46 years old.

And finally, Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder)

Winona then vs. now
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LEFT: Season 1, Episode 1 (2016)

RIGHT: Screen Actors Guild Awards (2020)

Winona is now 50 years old.

Now if you'll excuse me, I'll be counting down the days until season 4 is finallllllllllly here!

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