Winona Ryder and David Harbour Improvised This Kiss


This season of Stranger ThingsIt has touched the heartstrings like no other. Recently, it was revealed that one fan favorite moment is between Winona RyderAnd David Harbour’sCharacters were completely improvised. Actually, quite a few scenes from this season were actually improvised and acted out by an incredibly talented cast.

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Fans were captivated by the scene, but it was overshadowed by the aftermath. Stranger Things writers’ Twitter page confirmed that it was a totally improvised moment, people practically lost their minds. The photo was posted by the Twitter account and stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour and their on-screen romance that has been teased in previous seasons. The writers claim that the kiss was spontaneously improvised by the actors after the romantic tension heated up.

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It goes to show that although much of the on-screen action might be directed in the writers’ room, some magical moments can happen by trusting actors to go with their instincts. “This kiss wasn’t scripted, Winona and David added it on the day of filming,” stranger writers’ Twitter account wrote in the caption alongside a screenshot of Ryder and Harbour sharing an intimate moment as their characters Joyce Byers and Jim Hopper. 

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Fans were stunned by the revelation. “OH MY GOD THERE IS NO WAY,”One fan was overwhelmed and commented. “they’re so real for this,”Another wrote. Our personal favorite comment was “stranger things cast [handshake emoji] improvisation that makes the scene 100x better.” 

There are even more moments of improvisation

It’s true that Season 4 of Stranger ThingsThere were many memorable moments, which were spontaneously improvised by the actors. One particularly heartbreaking moment was when Caleb McLaughlin, playing Lucas Sinclair, asked his sister (played by Priah Ferguson) for help while holding Max Mayfield’s (Sadie Sink) lifeless body. McLaughlin improvised the tragic cry for help. 

Another moment was improvised and featured series newcomer Eddie Munson (played here by Joseph Quinn), telling Dustin Henderson (“Gaten Matarazzo”). “I love you, man,”During a heart to heart. Quinn also improvised that line. “don’t you, big boy,”During a conversation with Steve Harrington (Joe Keery). With excellent one-liners like that coming from him, it’s no wonder that so many made it to the final cut. 

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This season was full of ups, downs and everything in between. We are even more excited for the next season. Who would have thought this is where we’d be six years after the Netflix original series first premiered! We’ve been introduced to a lot of new faces over the years, and sadly said goodbye to a few familiar ones along the way. We can’t wait to see how it all ends.