Eddie Munson’s role saved actor Joseph Quinn from ‘airport jail’

FAN favorite character Eddie Munson, who sealed his place in pop culture by playing Metallica Puppeteer to fight the evil Vecna ​​at the end of stranger things 4was so successful that it saved actor Joseph Quinn from prolonged detention at a US airport.

Quinn, the British actor who plays Munson, recently revealed to Jimmy Fallon on The show tonight that the role allowed him to escape a detention problem at the airport on the way to his court appearance.

“I almost didn’t make it,” Quinn said. “I was taken into, I guess you could call it more of a dungeon. And I was asked to wait there for about 20 minutes and then I was called to this office where someone m ‘ asked “What are you doing in the United States, sir?”

“I said, ‘I’m actually here to meet Jimmy Fallon on ‘The Tonight Show’. And he didn’t believe me.”

The actor was almost not allowed to enter the country, until a second immigration officer recognized him as the leader of the Hellfire Club in the series.

“One of his colleagues looked at him, looked at me and said, ‘Leave Eddie alone!'” Quinn said. “And then (the colleague) said, ‘It’s Eddie from foreign things’ and he said to me: ‘Are you Eddie Munson?’ »

Quinn continued: “(The man asked), ‘Are you coming back next season?’ I was like, ‘I don’t know,’ and he said, ‘You better,’ and gave me my passport.

stranger things 4 is currently streaming on Netflix.