A young boy disappears while riding home at night, and his friends and the local police conduct a desperate search for him. Meanwhile, an unknown creature escapes from a nearby government energy lab, and the man in charge--Dr. Matthew Brenner--will do anything to get it back along with the girl who escaped from his custody.moreless
The boys take Jane back to Mike's house and try to find out what she knows about Will's disappearance. Meanwhile, Joyce tells Jim about the strange phone call that she received, and Jonathan confronts his father.moreless
Both Joyce and Mike believe that Will is still alive and try to contact him. Meanwhile, Jim continues his investigation into Hawkins Labs, and Nancy and Jonathan grow closer after Nancy realizes that Jonathan took a photo of the same monster that she saw.moreless
After he realizes that Joyce is right, Jim breaks into Hawkins Laboratory and finds the gate. Meanwhile, Jonathan and Nancy join forces to look for the monster, while Dustin gets an idea of how to find the gate and locate Will.moreless
Nancy narrowly survives an encounter with the monster, but gets into trouble with Steve. Meanwhile, Jim and Joyce investigate Terry's missing child, and Lucas strikes off on his own when Mike insists on searching for Jane.moreless
The government closes in on Jane and the boys, but Jim rescues them and everyone reunited to figure out a way to get Jane to the Upside Down and find Will.
While Jim and Joyce travel into the Upside Down to rescue Will, Jonathan and Nancy try to lure the monster to the Byers home. Meanwhile, the Army invades the middle school and tries to recapture Jane.moreless
With the murder solved, Cohle and Hart celebrate. However, back in 2012, they are shown new evidence by Gilbough and Papania.
Cohle and Hart continue on the trail of their suspect.
Hart and Cohle are led to tent-revival minister, Joel Theriot, after a hidden image is discovered. A known sex offender is implicated in Dora Lange's murder, but Cohle is sceptical and dives into reports of old cases instead. Meanwhile, Maggie arranges a date for Cohle.moreless
As Cohle and Hart face being taken off the Lange case, their investigation takes them to a cathouse and a church. Meanwhile, Hart finds a way to get away from his strained marriage to Maggie.moreless
When Rustin Cohle and Martin Hart provide statements about the 17 year-old murder of prostitute, Dora Lange, during their time at Louisiana State CID, details emerge about not only the crime, but also their personal lives.moreless
Lloyd follows up on a clue regarding Damien with detrimental results. The rest of the team are assigned to find Max Morris, a former circus performer and talented escape artist.
The guys knuckle down to help a frantic Ray get his kidnapped daughter back from Damien.
Enterprise returns to Earth to a hero's welcome, Archer is haunted by his experiences and actions in the Expanse. Meanwhile, realising that his home has been destroyed, Trip travels to Vulcan with T'Pol, where she faces a difficult situation.moreless