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I'm 87% Sure The Kids From "Stranger Things" Are Based On "Arthur” Characters

Seriously, it makes way too much sense.

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Have you ever watched a new show and thought, hey, these characters feel oddly familiar?

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After six episodes of Stranger Things, I figured it out: The kids are EXACTLY like the kids from Arthur.

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I even drew the kids from Stranger Things as their Arthur doppelgängers because this conspiracy theory is my life now.

First up, Will Byers as Arthur:

Similarities: They're slightly awkward, kids at school make fun of their clothes, and they're prone to disaster.
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Similarities: They're slightly awkward, kids at school make fun of their clothes, and they're prone to disaster.

Next, Mike Wheeler as Buster:

Similarities: They're loyal friends with loads of energy and a knack for adventure.
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Similarities: They're loyal friends with loads of energy and a knack for adventure.

Eleven as Francine:

Similarities: Under zero circumstances will they tolerate your crap.
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Similarities: Under zero circumstances will they tolerate your crap.

Lucas as Brain:

Similarities: They evaluate a situation before diving in, prioritizing knowledge over intuition.
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Similarities: They evaluate a situation before diving in, prioritizing knowledge over intuition.

And last but certainly not least, Dustin Henderson as Binky:

Similarities: They're clumsy, full of one-liners, and will occasionally come up with a brilliant idea that saves the day.
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Similarities: They're clumsy, full of one-liners, and will occasionally come up with a brilliant idea that saves the day.

There you have it, folks!

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