Forget Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith. Never mind Javier Bardem and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. This is a celebrity lookalike encounter for the ages. It’s what fans of Stranger Things have low-key been waiting for ever since they realised that Steve from Netflix’s summer sci-fi hit and Jean-Ralphio from Parks and Recreation shared a smug demeanour, severe douchebag tendencies, and an entire face. However, despite the fact that Joe Keery (Steve) and Ben Schwartz (Jean-Ralphio) are body doubles, they met for the first time just yesterday (September 20).
Take the below shot for a flavour of their encounter. A classic scene: father teaching son to shave in the bathroom mirror.
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Or maybe the whole twin thing will do it for you: twins saying the same thing at the same time.
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The best moment from their encounter was where they posed like characters from The Parent Trap. And not the 1961 version: no, this is way closer to the brilliantly cheesy 1998 one starring Lindsay Lohan.
A beautiful moment indeed. Now we just need Jean-Ralphio to be written into Stranger Things Season 2.