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Traumafessions :: Reader Quizzicalsphinx on the HuggaBunch

May 18th, 2009 by aunt john · 8 Comments

To save space in your in-box, I have documented my Kindertrauma through the eternal medium of YouTube video. To wit: in the early 1980s there was a series of dolls called the HuggaBunch. They had huge heads and eerie glassy eyes, and they were introduced to the world via an hour-long made-for-T.V. movie. The scene in the video below has not left my head for twenty-four years.

AUNT JOHN SEZ: To see more musings by quizzicalsphinx, check out her blog HERE.

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8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 BQueenNo Gravatar // May 18, 2009 at 12:20 pm

    Heck with kindertrauma, I’ve just been adultraumad! 
    “I’ll charm his teeth right out of his gums!”  The hell?

  • 2 mamamiasweetpeachesNo Gravatar // May 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    UGH! I haaaaaaaaaaaaaate this movie! I always heard people on ’80s boards talk about it and so finally i bought a VHS of it a few yeasrs back. My daughter actually LIKED the damn thing too!
    I threw it out awhile back and now I almost wish I HADNT. I wanna show it to people so they can reel in disbelief!

  • 3 lostinwonderlandNo Gravatar // May 18, 2009 at 10:15 pm

    I rented this when I was younger, acouple times and thought nothing of it. Watching it now I found it incredibly disturbing..funny how things change o.O

  • 4 blackestrosesNo Gravatar // May 19, 2009 at 9:44 am

    I had great fun showing this to a friend of mine. He has pupetaphobia. Fear of dolls + That…THING = Cruel humor.

  • 5 AsatNo Gravatar // May 19, 2009 at 10:26 pm

    Now why on earth would someone create a chibi William Katt?  Is his name Huggins or Pippin?

  • 6 SnarkerellaNo Gravatar // May 29, 2009 at 6:43 pm

    Damn.  And I thought I was the only one that remembered the Hugga Bunch and this God forsaken movie.

    Hard to believe this actually won a Primetime Emmy.

  • 7 jellokattNo Gravatar // Jul 29, 2009 at 8:34 am

    omfg!  i think i blocked these out of my childhood memories….  i completely forgot about them until now!  they’re only slightly less creepy than that horrible cricket doll (the blonde, village-of-the-damned-looking, talking one)

  • 8 KawaiihanyouNo Gravatar // Aug 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm

    Holy cow!! Thats the scariest thing I’ve ever seen! Damn! Talk about serious horror, cause I think Id cry if I was a lil kid and saw that.

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