At New York Comic Con, David Harbour - the powerful slab of old-fashioned justice that played police chief Jim Hopper - addressed one of the internet's most lingering, stinging questions about Stranger Things.
Yes, the shadow of Barb will be cast over proceedings - but die-hard believers in the character might not have their wishes for her fully granted.
Polite warning: spoilers for Stranger Things Season 1 follow. If you haven't seen it and carry on reading, you're essentially creating a horror movie for yourself and we can't help you.
Barb's introduction as a seemingly major character, her subsequent brutal death, and other characters' seeming total lack of interest in mourning her became an Internet touchstone following the show's success.