Minisode: Robert the Doll & Child’s Play

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Oct 20 2017 56 mins   74
In this special Halloween minisode, we tell the story of Robert the Doll, the creepy real-life inspiration for the murderous Chucky in "Child's Play" (1988). Based on a True Crime is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect. Each week we will be discussing murders and/or mysteries, along with the pop culture they have spawned. References: Blood Buddy: The Strange Evolution of the Chucky Doll - Roger Ebert's review of Child's Play - Find us at our website and on Instagram @basedonatruecrime, Twitter @truecrimebased and Facebook @basedonatruecrime. If you'd like to see David's art and see what else we're up to in the art world, follow Lab Creature Art Studio on Instagram @labcreature. Our podcast theme and supporting music was composed and performed by Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams, who can be found on Twitter (@wetalkofdreams), their website and on Instagram (@wetalkofdreams)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit