Jump Scares in Stranger Things (Season 4)

Stranger Things (Season 4) screenshot
Stranger Things (Season 4) screenshot
Stranger Things (Season 4) screenshot
Stranger Things (Season 4) screenshot

See below for the exact times and descriptions of the 19 jump scares in Stranger Things, which has a jump scare rating of 2.0.

Jump Scare Rating: The jump scares are pretty predictable. When a character is in a scary facility and it’s silent, there is most likely a jump scare coming.

Synopsis: Eleven goes with Dr. Martin Brenner and Sam Owens to a secret facility to help regain her powers. Mike, Will, Jonathan and Jonathan’s friend Argyle try to track Eleven down.

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Jump Scares: 19 (3 major, 16 minor)

Episodes: 9

Reviews: IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes

Rating: TV14

Netflix (US): Yes

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers

Jump Scare Times

—Episode 1—

00:06:52 – A door bursts open and goes flying onto Dr. Brenner.

00:46:57 – Eddie grabs Chrissy’s shoulder while she’s distracted by a clock.

01:09:50 – Chrissy grabs her dad but then she sees him with no eyes or mouth, accompanied by a sound effect.


—Episode 2—

00:04:22 – Eddie jumps out of a tarp and attacks Steve.

00:04:42 – An officer grabs Max/Maxine’s shoulder.

00:09:10 – A guy jumps out of a car on fire.


—Episode 3—

00:12:45 – The door bursts open and scares Eddie.

00:59:39 – Vecna appears on the screen with a sound effect.


—Episode 4—

00:03:50 – A screeching is heard in the background and may be unpleasant for some people.

00:04:26 – Lucas suddenly appears, scaring the group.


—Episode 5—

01:05:44 – Jason suddenly appears grabbing his shoulder.


—Episode 7—

00:56:34 – A pipe suddenly ripped open in front of Eleven causing air to blow onto her.

01:01:26 – The Demogorgon jumps out of it’s cage.

01:06:44 – Steve puts his hand on the portal then someone from the upside down puts their hand there too.

01:09:10 – A creature from the upside down makes a weird shrieking noise.

01:09:51 – The portal bursts open shocking the group.


—Episode 9—

00:56:42 – A balloon explodes behind Max.

01:03:32 – A demo-bat breaks into the house.

01:07:05 – More bats break into the house.

(Major jump scares in bold)

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