We’re now 4 episodes into Don Mancini‘s model new “Chucky” collection for USA and SYFY, and so far the collection has put the concentrate on recent new characters together with Zackary Arthur’s Jake Wheeler and Alyvia Alyn Lind’s Lexy Cross. The characters from the flicks haven’t but crossed over into the collection, however we’ve been promised that they’re coming very quickly.
Within the meantime, final evening’s episode of “Chucky,” titled “Simply Let Go,” really did function a personality from the unique Youngster’s Play, introduced as a enjoyable little Easter Egg for followers!
At a number of factors all through “Simply Let Go,” the episode touched upon Charles Lee Ray’s teenage years through flashbacks, specializing in his time spent at a boys residence within the wake of his mother and father being murdered – whereas Charles’s father was knocked off by a serial killer, final week’s episode revealed to us that it was really Charles himself who stabbed his mom to loss of life.
Charles primarily takes a younger good friend beneath his wing in these flashback snippets from “Simply Let Go,” not not like the best way the aforementioned serial killer launched Charles himself to the world of serial homicide. That younger good friend? Revealed in a line of dialogue that caps off the flashback sequence, teenage Charles Lee Ray’s good friend was none aside from Eddie Caputo!
Neil Giuntoli performed Eddie Caputo within the 1988’s Youngster’s Play, Charles Lee Ray’s partner-in-crime. Lengthy story quick, Eddie finally bails on Charles when the going will get powerful, and Charles later – within the type of Chucky, the killer doll – will get his revenge on his former good friend.
Because of “Simply Let Go,” we now know the way Charles and Eddie initially linked up, and we’ve additionally been given perception into the childhood and teenage years of Charles Lee Ray. And with characters akin to Tiffany, Nica, and Andy being introduced into the collection within the coming weeks, we count on to see much more Easter Eggs and franchise callbacks for the diehard Chucky followers.
New episodes of “Chucky” premiere Tuesday nights on each USA and SYFY!