It is revealed that Eleven is staying with Hopper after everything that happened to her, and she is improving in her speech.
Will is still having his episodes and visits the doctors who prod him to try and find out how different he is after his encounter in The Upside Down.
Barb's parents hire a private investigator to find their daughter and they have to put their home up for sale to find the funds. Nancy got upset because she knows there is no way Barb can return.
Joyce had a new boyfriend, but she wanted to know everything about where Will is so there is not a repeat of what happened last year.
A reporter tries to get Hopper to agree there was a Russian girl in town and she had abilities, but he shut her down.
A new girl named Max arrived in town and the boys were shocked to learn she beat all of their high scores, and that she hated them, too.