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STRANGER THINGS: Ben Schwartz (Jean-Ralphio) and Joe Keery (Steve Harrington) Meet in Fun Video

Update: Since originally posting this piece, more images have come to light. I've embedded those below.

Since the day Stranger Things premiered on Netflix, people have pointed out the similarities between actor Joe Keery, who plays Steve Harrington on the show, and Ben Schwartz, who played Jean-Ralphio Saperstein on one of the greatest shows ever, Parks and Recreation. Because they both look similar and have wild hair, fan theories sprouted up claiming both shows share a universe and Steve Harrington is actually Jean-Ralphio's real father. Schwartz himself addressed this recently, but things got real in a new video the actor posted to his Instagram.

Dad and son meet because the Internet. @uncle_jezzy @strangerthingstv #strangertwins

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I always wrote off the fan theory as originating because of the hair alone, but seeing them next to each other, it's crazy how much they look alike! They have like the exact same facial expression here. Uncanny.

Did a lot of growing up today with @uncle_jezzy.

A photo posted by Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) on

The Upside Down Parent Trap.

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Depending on which sources you believe, Stranger Things season 2 is either already filming, or getting ready to film very soon. Be sure to check out my piece about the musical talents of the cast right here if you haven't yet.

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