Stranger Issues followers have backed a petition to carry again Eddie Munson, following his emotional dying within the season 4 finale.
The 2-and-a-half-hour episode noticed Eddie (Joseph Quinn) bow out of the Netflix sequence after making a guitar-shredding distraction for his buddies within the Upside Down. Though he initially managed to flee from a flock of bat-like creatures, he was quickly killed after heroically standing his floor.
After witnessing these scenes, a fan of the present launched a Change.org petition to carry again the character, claiming he’d been “unfairly killed” off in what was his debut season.
On the time of writing, the petition has garnered over 20,000 signatures with a remaining goal of 25,000.
The petition creator, who goes by the identify of Maddy, wrote in abstract: “This can be a petition I’ve began to carry again fan favorite Eddie Munson.
“The Duffer Brothers have unfairly killed him off and lots of different followers and I feel he deserves to be introduced again and never simply as a flashback, please signal this petition to unfold consciousness.”
The outline added: “Stranger Issues followers are kindly asking Netflix and the Duffer Brothers to carry again the fan favorite character Eddie Munson.”
A number of the followers who’ve signed the petition additionally left messages of assist within the feedback, with one particular person writing: “EDDIE DESERVES TO GRADUATE.”
One other wrote: “His dying didn’t appear to have any which means past shock worth and it sucks to have such an excellent character thrown away like that.”
One supporter even instructed that some Stranger Issues followers are cancelling their Netflix subscriptions because of the present killing him off.
In a current interview with Esquire, Quinn mentioned he had “no thought” that his character was going to die.
“I knew that I wasn’t optioned,” he mentioned. “I had a sense that we’d end his arc this season. I couldn’t have imagined the style through which he would depart, however yeah, I feel it’s a bizarre factor. It’s type of bittersweet.”
On whether or not he’d wish to return to the sequence in some capability, he added: “I’d love to return to that set and to see these folks once more. However typically there’s a ravishing arc that they’ve written and he’s such an empathetically written function and so they’re very uncommon, these type of roles.
“It feels a little bit bit like a lottery ticket and I really feel extremely grateful, nevertheless it’s a disgrace not to have the ability to come again. Onwards.”
Elsewhere, Quinn’s co-star Sadie Sink not too long ago opened up about season 4’s “heartbreaking” ending for her character Max Mayfield.