Stranger Things is a science-fiction, horror, drama series that premiered on Netflix in 2016.
- In season one of the series, Mike has a poster of The Dark Crystal in his room.
- A series of "MuppFronts" were presented during The Muppets Take the Bowl. One of the items skipped past in the Netflix-style queue spoofs the series as "Weirder Stuff."
- A t-shirt sold at Primark stores bears the Sesame Street title in the style of the Stranger Things font with Big Bird, Grover, and Elmo riding bikes, while Cookie Monster eats a bicycle wheel.
- On Thanksgiving 2017, Sesame Street released an online spoof of the series entitled "Sharing Things," starring Grover as Lucas, Ernie as Dustin, Cookie Monster as the "Cookiegorgon," and Slimey as "Dirt" (spoofing D'Artagnan). The video also features caricatures of Joyce (performed by Stephanie D'Abruzzo), Hopper (portrayed as a rabbit performed by Tyler Bunch), Will (performed by Jennifer Barnhart), Mike (performed by Martin P. Robinson), Barb (performed by Barnhart), Maxine (performed by Barnhart), The Mind Flayer (actually an octopus, performed by Robinson), Eleven (performed by Pam Arciero) and Eight (performed by D'Abruzzo) (portrayed as the numerical characters).