Chucky in Utah
Chucky is a beloved horror character that has lasted through the ages, and he even has a national day dedicated to him on Oct. 25.
Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day is celebrated each year and lovers of the movie franchise have the option to go all out for the holiday. Please don’t resurrect any killer dolls though, we have enough haunted objects in Utah.
If you’ve never seen any of the Chucky movies, there are eight of them plus a television series. The first movie, Childs Play was released in 1988, making the movie an 80s cult classic.
Chucky or Charles Lee Ray is a serial killer with some serious attitude who has died and now his soul lives in a doll. A single mother unknowingly gifts Chucky to her son in the movie and the doll begins to wreak havoc on their lives in the most gruesome way.
What makes Chucky so popular is not just his serial killer vibes but his absolutely hilarious comebacks and creepy demeanor. He is a unique horror king with great lines. None of the creepy no talking, stalking stuff. He wants you to know he thinks he's funny as he murders you.
So, how do you celebrate Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day?
Well, the most obvious way is to binge the movies from start to finish. It’s a long task but totally worth it because the films are great. You can do some Chucky trivia if you are already a fan of the movies. There are also some fun Halloween themed foods named after the movies you can snack on.
National Day Calendar suggests:
- Child's Play Popcorn
- Bride of Chucky Wedding Cake
- Pumpkin Spawn of Chucky Seeds
- Curse of Chucky Chicken Wings
- Cult of Chucky Dipping Sauces
There are also some fun ideas from Bloody Disgusting.
“I just can’t with this guy!”—Chucky
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