Despite [SPOILER!] only appearing on a few episodes of the Netflix hit Stranger Things before she was killed off by the Monster, Nancy's sensible friend Barb became a fan favorite and fashion icon. I mean, look at that behind-the-glasses eye-roll:

So, yes, even though Eleven saw her corpse in the Upside-down, Barb fans hoped against hope that she might make a return in season two. Alas, there's no hope, said show co-creator Matt Duffer to IGN:

Sources: IGN