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Dave Chappelle meets Eleven from ‘Stranger Things’


If you were wondering, Netflix is the thing that brings Dave Chappelle and “Stranger Things” together. 

The streaming service used a clip from “Stranger Things” to announce the New Year’s Eve release of Chappelle’s latest special, “Equanimity.”

>> 5 ways Dave Chappelle nailed his classic Prince sketch

The special follows the March 21 release of “The Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium”and “Deep in the Heart of Texas: Dave Chappelle Live at Austin City Limits.”

>> 3 reasons you should watch Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special

The promo features Chappelle, a Yellow Springs-area resident, meeting Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown. 

They were the first comedy specials in a decade for the actor and comedian, who was best known for his 2003 Comedy Central sketch comedy show “The Chappelle Show.”

>> Watch Dave Chappelle’s new trailer for Netflix specials

Netflix first announced the series of three specials in November 2016.  

“Spin” magazine and several other news organizations said Chappelle recieved a $60 million deal.  

>> What Dave Chappelle said at a Yellow Springs Village Council meeting 


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