4.When she told Nance how she was going to fly up that social pyramid.
5.And when she also told Nance not to forget about her (because, duh, we all know how high school works).
6.When she couldn't stop teasing Nance, because, duh.
7.When, like a good friend, she helped Nance study...because, again, she's a great friend.
8.When she called Nance on her dumb shit...
9....because Barb doesn't have time for that kind of crap.
10.When she told Nance the goddamn truth.
11.And when she told Nance to stop being so naive. STOP IT, NAIVE NANCY.
12.And when she said what we were all obviously thinking about Tommy H. and Carol.
13.And then when she said what we were all thinking about Nance and Steve.
14.When she knew that her BFF totally went to the local department store and bought a new bra for Steve and his perfectly coiffed hair.
15.When she was not chill even though she said she was chill because obviously she was going to be uncomfortable in that situation. COME ON, NANCE.
16.When Barb didn't want to shotgun the damn beer but Nancy wouldn't stop peer-pressuring her even though Barb clearly was so miserable hanging out by Steve's pool.
17.And then when Barb gave in to the peer pressure because it's high school and also because what else was she supposed to do?
18.AND THEN WHEN SHE WAS OBVIOUSLY NOT OK BUT SHE SAID SHE WAS OK BECAUSE IT WAS AN AWFUL SITUATION AND TOMMY H. WAS CACKLING AND BEING A DOUCHE.
19.And then when she was polite even though her hand probably really hurt.
20.When she had enough of Nancy and the dumb party, and she knew that "to change" really means "to lose my virginity to Steve and his hair."
21.And when she tried to make Nance think about what she was about to do.
22.And then when all hell broke loose and Barb got sucked into the Upside Down because Nancy made her chug a beer which resulted in a bloody hand which resulted in the Demogorgon coming after her.
23.And when she was so, so scared because she was all alone in a truly terrifying place.
24.And then when she screamed and screamed for Nancy, the one person who was supposed to be there for her always, but Nancy couldn't hear her because of all the sex (and because she was in another dimension).
Well, that’s it — those were literally all of Barb’s lines. Rest in peace, Barb.
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