First, the Stranger Things castmates arrived on the red carpet looking like small adults in attire that your 12-year-old self would not even conceive of wearing because it’s just so cool. McLaughlin (M) nailed his entire ensemble with a patterned suit jacket and Brown (R) accessorized her Red Valentino(!) gown with a clutch embroidered with her first name so that you never forget that she’s here to stay.
Though it was not broadcast, the Stranger Things junior castmates performed Bruno Mars‘ “Uptown Funk” for the audience members in the Microsoft Theater during the pre-show. Attendees paid their social media dues accordingly:
— Mike Hogan (@mike_hogan) September 18, 2016
— Derrik J. Lang (@derrikjlang) September 18, 2016
Matarazzo documented the aftermath backstage:
Launch the gallery at the top of the page to view more photos of the Stranger Things kids on the red carpet of the Emmys.