‘Stranger Things 4’ Spoilers Review: An Exhausting End Lives and Dies in the ‘Mind Fight’

The following article contains spoilers for “Stranger Things 4,” Episodes 8-9, including the ending.

Early in the supersized finale of “Stranger Things 4” — or what would be roughly

one-quarter of the way through a standard TV episode, but what’s less than one

tenth into the 140-minute “Chapter Nine:

The Piggyback” — a stoner doofus stumbles into a two-pronged revelation.

For plot purposes, Argyle (Eduardo Franco) thinks of the perfect place for Eleven

(Millie Bobby Brown) to conduct her “mind fight.

His place of employment, Surfer Boy Pizza, not only carries the

necessary amount of salt to better focus our hero’s powers,