David Harbour, who plays the beloved character Chief Hopper on Stranger Things, is winning fans over outside the fictional world of Hawkins, Indiana.
His Twitter account @DavidKHarbour has taken on a life of its own with a series of "how many retweets" challenges. It starts with fans asking the actor how many retweets it will take for him to complete a challenge. So far he has taken senior photos with this fan and another campaign had him dancing with penguins in the Antarctica for Greenpeace.
This is how it all went down.
Gearing up to wrap season 3. Will have lil time for more nonsense. Yearbook photos. Penguins. Weddings. Who’s got… https://t.co/w0nWmExYWu— David Harbour (@David Harbour) 1537911296.0
@DavidKHarbour David, you may remember we met last year on the set of Hellboy (I was the one with the BPRD tattoo t… https://t.co/IBgAzD3FpI— 🎃 Spencer Perry 🎃 (@🎃 Spencer Perry 🎃) 1537912472.0
Challenge accepted, but the price is steep. It's going to take 666,000 retweets, but there was hope.
666k Of this tweet. Big Red officiates. Full Gear. In his saintly best. Impossible number? Think of how difficult i… https://t.co/EH8PR72xuK— David Harbour (@David Harbour) 1538862217.0
The challenge was quickly accepted with a twist.
@TheSpencerPerry @DavidKHarbour absolutely but @DavidKHarbour needs to write the poem!— Mike Mignola (@Mike Mignola) 1538875558.0
Fans are all about making this happen.
@ohcararara @NPWhite717 @artofmmignola @DavidKHarbour https://t.co/bhbwQJKNnq— 🎃 Spencer Perry 🎃 (@🎃 Spencer Perry 🎃) 1538883071.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola I’m 1000% on board with this. Speaking as the new General Manager of @moviefone, how… https://t.co/jYLJ04nJAs— Matchity (@Matchity) 1538949278.0
@DavidKHarbour @thisnorthernboy @artofmmignola Nearly there, only 1 letter off!! https://t.co/LAypOlk8hH— 'Rito Mortis ⚰ (@'Rito Mortis ⚰) 1538862596.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola Also make Hellboy dance like Hopper after they said yes https://t.co/ua5Mvk7qBC— Brandon Cerón (@Brandon Cerón) 1538865021.0
If they get married, we'll get married. Everyone will get married!
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola I want to get married just so I can shoot for a chance to meet David Harbour.— Get vaxxed (@Get vaxxed) 1538862352.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola I want David to officiate at my wedding. And @AlisonSudol to sing! Just have to get t… https://t.co/A28tyG7i35— Bimini Bon Barry (@Bimini Bon Barry) 1538866644.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola David Harbor is just going to become a full time wedding officiator— Alex Andahazy (@Alex Andahazy) 1538949214.0
Stop talking and start tweeting!
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola So it begins 😈😈😈— PATS IN THE BELFRY (@PATS IN THE BELFRY) 1538863249.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola I retweeted, we want photos & videos when this goes down!— Greaves (@Greaves) 1538862826.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola 1st rt. Get going people!— Leah Yarnes (@Leah Yarnes) 1538862304.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola 666K? Consider it done.— LARA (@LARA) 1538862351.0
Don't forget 500,000 got knocked off for the poem.
@TheSpencerPerry @artofmmignola @DavidKHarbour So does this officially knock it down to 166k? Because that is absolutely possible.— Nathan White (@Nathan White) 1538879347.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola Please be the officiant! ❤️❤️ you’re amazing! And that would be the coolest!!— Shayla Kizziar (@Shayla Kizziar) 1538959627.0
@DavidKHarbour @artofmmignola Let's make this a thing ya'll— Julia Sky (@Julia Sky) 1538964842.0
@DavidKHarbour @Bmarkovich57 @artofmmignola Come on everyone, this needs to happen!— Packerken (@Packerken) 1538999287.0
@DavidKHarbour @GavThorpeCreate @artofmmignola https://t.co/jgfEspxxxN— DaveBass (@DaveBass) 1538951135.0
So far there are 22,000 so there's still a ways to go, but it's not impossible. Let's all help out!