The Inspiration for 'Stranger Things' Came from an Unsolved Government Conspiracy

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As it turns out, Netflix's wildly popular hit, Stranger Things, is derivative of a larger government conspiracy that has never been addressed by the individuals in power. Believe what you will about the legitimacy of these claims, but the government has lied to us before...

The Dark, Confusing Past

In the early 1980s, rumors about some bizarre government activity started circulating. The source of these rumors was the Montauk Air Force Station in Montauk, New York. Also known as “Camp Hero,” the base was rumored to be a secret government operation to develop psychological warfare techniques, telepathy, and possibly even time travel. These stories became the basis for the Netflix show “Stranger Things.” 

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Paving the Way

The first account of these experiments came from a man named Preston Nichols. According to him, he was one of the test subjects in the Montauk project. He claimed to have recovered repressed memories of his involvement in the experiments, and he even claimed that he would be periodically brought back to Camp Hero against his will to continue being experimented on… 

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