Stranger Things introduced us to the cold and heartless Dr. Brenner, but just as we believed him to have been killed by the Demogorgon, we have it under good authority that Season 2 could see him come back from the dead.
The world of Stranger Things is going to get even more complicated in Season 2. We recently got word that three new characters will be introduced to the town of Hawkins, and it seems as though at least one of them could become a new friend to Mike, Lucas, Dustin and Will. However, Millie Bobby Brown and the Duffer brothers Matt and Ross, have yet to confirm Eleven's reappearance in the next season, as she disappeared after killing the Demogorgon in the Season 1 finale.
Sadly, one character who could return is the show's villain, Matthew Modine's Dr Brenner. Speaking with IGN, Matt Duffer explained: “I would say that if we were going to kill Brenner… as an audience member watching the show, if that was his death, that would be very unsatisfying to me – when the monster jumps on him and we cut away… He would deserve much more than that as an ending. So yes, there’s a possibility of seeing him again.”
That just seems too mean, to hint that Stranger Things Season 2 could see the return of Dr. Brenner, and not Eleven. It was he who put her under tumultuous amounts of trauma, performed experiments on her, and forced her to face her biggest threat, the Demogorgon. One possible theory we have for Brenner and Eleven's survival, is that they could both be in the Upside Down after being devoured by the monster. This is because Chief Jim Hopper was last seen getting into the back of a car with men very similar to those who worked for Brenner at Hawkins Laboratory, and then he placed Eggos, Eleven's favourite snack, into a box in the woods which then disappeared. It therefore could be possible that the government has realised that Hopper knows too much, and has forced him to work as a link between the Upside Down and the real world. One questioned we are dying to get answered however, is if Season 2 will see Barb come back from the dead?! Do you think Eleven will appear in Stranger Things next season?