Are you interested in sci-fi shows or are you a lover of scientific shows? Do you want to watch one of the famous American science fiction as well as a blend of horror fiction series that comes under the top 10 shows on Netflix?
Stranger Things is a sci-fi horror-drama filmed in Hawkins, Indiana by the Duffer Brothers. The story evolves how the group of kids secure the town from some strange supernatural creature which was a result of some science experiment that went wrong.
Today I will talk about one of the characters of the series i.e. Fred Benson, his character sketch, and how and by whom he was killed.
Kindly read the article below.
Who was Fred Benson?
Fred was displayed as the nerdy kid epically in the second four of Stranger Things.
He was a student at Hawkins High School and has a great interest in journalism due to which he worked on the school newspaper as well.
He was a friend of Nancy Wheeler and usually worked with him.
He was around 18 years old and had blue eyes.
Fred was an intelligent character and passionate kid which led to the investigation by Nancy to investigate the murder of Chrissy.
What was Fred’s biggest trauma?
The biggest guilt was the car accident in 1985.
He killed a kid in a car accident and it was his biggest trauma.
The murderer’s title was given by the people after the incident that the scar on his left cheek of the face is because of the accident only.
How did Fred kill?
The main reason for his death was the guilt that led him to be targeted by the Vecna in season 4.Fred Benson was killed by Veccan and he was the third person after Chrissy Cunningham and Patrick McKinney.
Vecna targets those teenagers who deal with mental issues and traumas.
Vecna the evil creature uses his manipulation and portrays the accident scene again in front of Fred on the side of the road.
The burning kid’s ghost starts coming towards Fred which makes him scared.
Then suddenly Vecna arrives upside down and curses him related to the trauma until it violently kills them.
When Fred comes under her manipulative talks, Vecna holds his body from his head up in the sky and places them in a state where they are unable to respond to the outside stimulus i.e. in a comatose-like state.
Frequently asked questions:
When was the first season of Stranger Things released?
The first season of Stranger Things was released on July 15, 2016.
Is this show scary for kids?
However, it was an interesting sci-fi show but season 4 is quite terrifying for kids and the evil creatures sometimes scare children.
Total seasons of Stranger Things?
There are a total of four seasons and 35 episodes as of July 1, 2022.
Does Fred like Nancy?
Fred is a supporting character with Nancy and has a crush on Nancy and shows disrespect to Jonathan, boyfriend of Nancy.
Was his trauma the reason for his death?
Yes, his trauma of killing the kid led to becoming the target of Vecna and the ultimate death.
The target audience of stranger things?
The target audience is anyone above 12+ i.e. teenagers and young adults.
Thus Fred Benson was a very kind-hearted and intelligent student but his guilt for the accident was the main reason for his death and led him to become the target of the evil creature as he targets only those teenagers who suffer from some kind of mental trauma.
He was the third target of Vecna. Fred shows his recurring role in season 4 where he works with Nancy to investigate the case of Chrissy.
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