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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Child’s Play” (1988)

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In Don Mancini’s original script, back when the film was called “Blood Buddies”, the Chucky doll wasn’t possessed at all.

The original idea was that the doll was a manifestation of the little boy’s Id. And with a workaholic mother, an abusive babysitter, and other children making fun of him, all the victims in the film were going to be people that the boy had a deep, subconscious rage towards.

Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Scrooged” (1988)

All three of Bill Murray’s brothers make appearances in this movie. Brian Doyle-Murray plays his father, John Murray plays his brother, and Joel Murray plays a party guest.

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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “Child’s Play” (1988)

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In Don Mancini’s original first draft of the screenplay, the Chucky doll was not possessed by a serial killer at all. Rather, it was a manifestation of the boy’s ID. Going after all the people the boy felt an unexpressed rage towards.