Later in the film were other striking images presented in an unlinked series, including that of a hand crawling with ants, a severed hand on a sidewalk, and a grand piano with a dead donkey on top of it.In this 1977 Stephen King short story tale that was adapted for the screen, children in the isolated and deserted farmland (fictional) town of Gatlin, Nebraska were slaughtering all of the adult townspeople in the name of a demonic God dubbed "He Who Walks Behind the Rows" - in order to produce a prosperous corn harvest.Later, in one of the film's scariest moments, Chucky was talking and moving (he told Karen: "Hi, I like to be hugged"), but without the included batteries installed. The sentient vehicle became obsessively-jealous of introverted nerd owner Arnie Cunningham's (Keith Gordon) new girlfriend Leigh Cabot (Alexandra Paul).She held the doll in her hands and inspected the battery compartment, and to her shock found it empty. The investigation of a routine story by a detective uncovered secrets under many layers, facades, red herrings, and networks of corruption, conspiracy and deception. In other scary scenes, the evil, flaming Christine chased Buddy Reperton (William Ostrander), one of Arnie's enemies who had severely vandalized Christine.Scott as composer/musician and university teacher John Russell.
Afterwards, Chucky descended to the ground floor in the apartment's elevator and disappeared. He grasped onto Leigh, and then fell back, with a sharp shard of glass in his ribs.He was still having nightmares and dealing with his own personal tragedy after witnessing the death of his wife Joanna and young daughter Kathy in a freak snow-plow accident in the film's opening during a winter vacation in upstate NY.The mansion rental deal was facilitated by one of the historical society's workers Claire Norman (Trish Van Devere), although he was warned about the gothic house: "No one's been able to live in it.The creepy story was told by a young boy in the town, a narrator named Job (Robby Kiger).
It played on the fears of disobedient, out-of-control, monstrous children preying on all adults and running their own society.
Shortly later, Malachai took a bound Vicky at knife-point into the deserted street and tried to lure Burt out of hiding, shouting: "Outlander! Hanging on the crucifix, Isaac was seemingly devoured and consumed by "He Who Walks Behind the Rows," a reddish protoplasmic form that crept up his body, after which his cross sky-rocketed into the air. He emerged from Andy's bedroom (shot from Chucky's POV), and deftly stalked her, causing her to have an 'attack' of the "alone-at-night-willies." She admitted to herself: "What is wrong with me? (Jake's nose gushed blood after a sharp flick of the knife.) Next time you lose the whole thing. She had literally been destroyed by her domineering water-tycoon father Noah Cross (John Huston), who lamented: "Lord, Oh Lord," and clumsily shielded and covered the eyes of an hysterical daughter/grand-daughter Katherine (Belinda Palmer) - a child born of incest!