Not to be rude to Office365′s emojis, but what the fuck. What the fuck are these. Who chose the colors for this.
Maybe Joyce and Hopper don't spend time together after that week that Will is in the hospital. Maybe they both try to go on with their lives. But at some point in December, Joyce takes Will to the shops to do some holiday shopping, and Hopper is around busting some shoplifters and they run into each other. He is struck by her; she just glows. He almost is distracted. He promises to call on the Byerses later.