"Stranger Things" fans received a sneak peek at the show's third season Saturday night. OK, not the real third season, but a parody imagined by "Saturday Night Live" that cast host Natalie Portman playing as Eleven.
Fans of the real Netflix show know Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown, possesses supernatural powers, but when she uses them, she gets tiny nosebleeds. In the sketch, Eleven meets up with a variety of other special kids, and learns their powers also come at a cost. A weird, creepy, sometimes super-disturbing cost.
Fourteen (Beck Bennett) can start fires with his mind, but he throws up in his mouth a little each time. Nine (Cecily Strong) can read people's minds, but with a flatulent side effect. And the other kids' powers get more disturbing from there.
The skit came less than a month after a Twitter thread that pointed out Brown and Portman look alike.
As for the real "Stranger Things" third season, devotees likely will have to wait until 2019 to return to spooky Hawkins, Indiana.