Stranger Things Day, otherwise known as November 6, usually brings exciting surprises from the world of Hawkins. This year, the Duffer Brothers decided to give up stranger things Title of season 5, episode 1 on fans, leading to rampant speculation and theories. Could Eddie Munson still be alive, or is he definitely dead, as was presumed following the dramatic events of the Season 4 finale? Here’s the theory…
Does Stranger Things Season 5 Episode 1 Title Mean Eddie Is Alive?
The honest answer is: we just can’t say for sure. There’s definitely the potential for Eddie to still breathe, because when you uncover a bunch of coincidences, you start to feel like plans are being laid right under your nose. Stranger Things Season 5 Episode 1 titled “The Crawl”, for example, has many fans thinking that Eddie is indeed still alive. Why? Because of the lyrics of a particular Metallica song.
“Master of Puppets,” performed by Eddie on Upside Down, includes the lyrics: “Come crawl faster / Obey your master / Your life burns faster / Obey your master, master / Puppet master / I pull your strings” , which goes hand in hand with the earlier theory that Vecna would bring Eddie back to direct some of the dark forces of the arid landscape he currently inhabits. Eddie’s tattoo of “The Puppetmaster” only further fans the flames of this theory.
A much more on-the-nose thought is that if Eddie wants to escape the Upside Down, he’s going to have to crawl to the sanctuary, hence the title of the season 5 opener. been bitten countless times by the Demobats residing there, which is why it was assumed that he bled before he could return to Hawkins.
Did Eddie die in season 5 of Stranger Things?
The Duffer Brothers confirmed that Eddie was “officially dead” on Podcast Happy Sad Confused in July, but what if death had a timetable for the young rocker? Vecna bringing him back from the dead to serve under him would be the ultimate punch for Dustin and the rest of the group, and might even give him the opening he needs to rain down even more death and destruction. With filming for Season 5 of Stranger Things set to begin in 2023, it may be some time before we get some concrete answers.