Every Time Dustin Curses On Stranger Things 2

Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.
Dustin Henderson (Gaten Matarazzo) has always had a filthy mouth. He said the word "shit" not ten minutes into the premiere of Stranger Things.
"We're in deep shit," he says as Will (Noah Schnapp) leads their Dungeons and Dragons campaign.
"Gaten screaming 'shit' is just gold. It's just comedy gold," Matt Duffer (one of the Duffer brothers, duh) said in an interview for Netflix. Duffer noted that the cursing is even more rampant in season 2.
He's absolutely right. Dustin — Dusty, as his mother (Catherine Curtain, a gem) calls him — is the most frantic character in Stranger Things 2, and he cannot stop cursing. He swears when he can't find Mike Wheeler (Finn Wolfhard). He curses when he finds a baby demogorgon in his trashcan. Actually, he curses a lot in relation to the demogorgon.
Now that I think about it, there are a lot of reasons to curse in Stranger Things. Dustin's just the only one with the energy to do it.
Relive Dustin's most high-stress moments ahead. It's a lot of moments.
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Looking for coins in your couch cushions is very frustrating!
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Video games are also frustrating.
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So! Hard!
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"Nasty-ass rash" is not a great way to refer to acne, but it does have a nice, percussive ring to it.
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Spying on Mad Max is hard!
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Don't you hate it when the girl you've been stalking wises up to your endeavors?
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That feeling when you find a tiny demogorgon in the trash.
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When you must rush to your bedroom to examine your new prize.
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It's also very harrowing when your friends drop your baby demogorgon!
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What is this piece of skin?
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This is an appropriate reaction, tbh.
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The shitting continues.
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Dustin Can't Stop Staying "Shit:" The Sequel.
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When in doubt, repeat the last word you said.
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Or, call Steve Harrington (Joe Keery).
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Again, what is this weird skin thing?
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Being attacked by a teenage demogorgon stinks!
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"Shit" can also be used when you're being sassy to your new friend.
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When the phone rings and you really don't want it to.
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Stop! Ringing!
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Why won't the goddamn gates to Hawkins lab open?
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Thankfully, the subtitle editors are here to tell us who exactly is cursing.
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It's always alarming when your babysitter gets punched.
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When this happens, utilize your favorite words to encourage your babysitter.
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Dustin is a sweet boy.
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Pro tip: Don't examine weird mucus you find in the tunnels under Hawkins.
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What's really scary? Feathers.
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More feathers.
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Even scarier: feathers in your mouth.
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The demodogs are coming!
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We're right back where we started: Dustin is frantically searching for something, and cursing all the while.
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Whatever you do, don't make fun of Dustin's hair. If you do, you're an asshole.
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