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    42 "Stranger Things" Closed Captions From Season 4, Vol. 2 That Will Honestly Have You Squelching Wetly

    So much wet squelching and epic synth music, so little time.

    🚨 Warning: Spoilers ahead for Stranger Things Season 4, Volume 2! 🚨

    Well, it's been a week since Stranger Things Season 4, Volume 2 dropped and it's still the only thing I've thought about.

    Eleven and the cast at the end of Season 4 standing in a field with Eleven at the forefront

    If you're like me, you watch Stranger Things with the closed captions on. Captioning is incredibly important for accessibility — and well-detailed and descriptive captions, like the ones on Stranger Things go such a long way.

    The person(s) doing the closed captions for Stranger Things deserves a raise. They're so descriptive that they're creepy. Which they should be!

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    But also, on a show like Stranger Things the descriptions end up being...a little bit grotesque and a lotta bit HILARIOUS.

    watching stranger things 4 with captions means subjecting yourself to phrases like “tentacles undulating moistly” and “gate pulses wetly” and yes captions help my auditory processing but at what cost

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    The captions for Season 4, Vol. 2 absolutely did NOT disappoint. So please join me on a journey through some of the very finest work of those final two episodes:

    1. "Gate writhing wetly"

    eleven standing in a hospital gown

    2. "Discomforting slithering"

    a dark shot of eleven's back to the camera as she stares ahead

    3. "Guttural gurgling"

    close up of a scared character

    4. "Menacing synth music playing"

    close up of a character

    5. "Ominous music playing"

    dark shot of a character in a room

    6. "Gate pulsates wetly"

    close up of a gate

    7. "Gate squelches"

    a character looking up at the gate

    8. "Music pulses ominously"

    close up of a character

    9. "Sinister industrial synth music playing"

    dark shot of characters outside

    10. "Quirky synth music playing"

    characters at a gas station at night

    11. "Quirky synth music fades"

    night shot of a large house

    12. "Eerie music swells"

    a character looking concerned while holding a large lamp

    13. "Heart-felt chords play"

    close up of a character

    14. "Intricate, macabre music playing"

    15. "Anxious synth music playing"

    a character being lit up by the lamp on the table

    16. "Swarm chittering"

    bats flying

    17. "Disconcertingly jaunty music continues"

    18. "Dramatic synth music playing"

    a character running

    19. "Hopeful synth music playing"

    two characters standing in front of each other

    20. "Creatures slamming against walls loudly"

    21. "Tentacles undulating moistly"

    22. "Tentacle adheres wetly"

    close up of a character

    23. "Tentacles slither wetly"

    close up of a scared character

    24. "Rhythmic thumping"

    25. "Flesh tearing"

    an abandoned room of old appliances and sinks

    26. "Low unnerving synth music playing"

    close up of a scared character

    27. "Eerie, distorted synth music"

    vecna appearing

    28. "Intense industrial synth music plays"

    close up of a character

    29. "Eldritch thrumming"

    close up of a character

    30. "Hand unfurling creakily"

    vecna

    31. "Disturbing choral music playing"

    a character with their hands tied hanging up

    32. "Disembodied screaming"

    character screaming

    33. "Wet squelching"

    vecna

    34. "Flesh squelches" "Roars"

    close up of hands

    35. "Plaintive piano line playing"

    character crying

    36. "Flesh rending" "Anguished wail"

    character screaming

    37. "Airy whimpering"

    character crying

    38. "Pained howling"

    vecna howling

    39. "Demogorgon, Demodogs shrieking"

    40. "Epic synth arrangement of "Running Up That Hill" playing"

    vecna

    41. "Vecna's flesh sizzling"

    characters looking on at vecna on fire

    42. And finally, "Nightmarish howl" (as Kate Bush continues to play in the background)

    vecna on fire