David Harbour Tackles Some of the Internet's Most Involved Stranger Things Fan Theories

By Julie Muncy on at

The tour of the good cop continues, as David Harbour continues his press engagement around the new season of Stranger Things with a great video running down some popular fan theories about the show.

Stranger Things season 3 might not debut until next summer, but fan theories, like cheesy ads, are forever. In this video by Vanity Fair, David Harbour (Jim Hopper) reads and responds to a variety of theories from the immortal annals of Reddit threads.

Theories run the gamut from time travel, to crackpot biology, to psychic echoes and cosmic horror. Harbour’s a really good sport here, engaging with the theories pretty thoughtfully. He may not be a writer on the show, but that’s even more fun, actually. He doesn’t know the answers, so he’s free to play along.

This video also is evidence of one thing: Reddit usernames are hard to pronounce. Such things were never meant to be read aloud.