WARNING: This article contains minor spoilers for the films and Chucky, which airs Tuesdays on SyFy.
Chucky may be the face of the Child's Play franchise, but when he returned for a new generation in Bride of Chucky, he wasn't the only murderous doll on the scene anymore. Tiffany Valentine has become a fan favorite and mainstay of the franchise ever since her first appearance. With her next appearance coming in the new Chucky series, new fans may not know where to begin when backtracking the character's history.
Tiffany has been in four of the seven Chucky films, and in that time, the character has developed into someone who is as complex as she is sadistic. This list will give a chronological look at what films she appears in and her influence leading to her appearance in Chucky. By the end, new fans will hopefully have an idea of what to expect from the character.
Bride of Chucky Marks Tiffany's Debut
Unlike the previous Child's Play films, Bride of Chucky takes a more comedic direction with the character and introduces Tiffany Valentine as Chucky's devoted longtime lover. Thanks to her dedication to understanding voodoo and even killing police officers to get Chucky's body, she repairs and reanimates his plastic corpse.
While Chucky is grateful, it's clear the two have a toxic relationship, in which Tiffany wants commitment, and Chucky has no qualms constantly disappointing her. Rather than discuss it, she imprisons Chucky, to which he returns the favor by killing her and putting her soul in a doll as well. The two then go on a honeymoon road trip to find new bodies for their souls to inhabit.
Seed of Chucky Sees Chucky and Tiffany Have a Child
Seed of Chucky is potentially the strangest entry in the series, as it tackles the idea of Chucky and Tiffany being able to have children and how that would work out. Their child, Glen/Glenda, resurrects their parents in hopes of being a happy family. However, upon seeing the terror murder brings to their child, Tiffany decides the killing must end, and they have to find bodies to transfer themselves into to raise their child.
As Chucky tries and fails to kick the habit, their toxic relationship grows. Tiffany grows a twisted conscience while Chucky finally embraces his life as a killer doll. The film is full of twists and turns and never fails to push the envelope, even having Tiffany inhabit the body of the person who plays her, Jennifer Tilly.
Curse of Chucky Features Tiffany In Human Form
Curse of Chucky takes the franchise back to formula in terms of horror. This involved erasing both Glen and Glenda, who inhabited different bodies at the time. Instead, only Tiffany returns, in human form, as a willing accomplice to Chucky's crimes.
That being said, the movie more so focuses on Chucky as the sole antagonist. She appears at the end, taking Chucky's body to be shipped to the home of Andy Barclay, Chucky's first choice to transfer his soul into. Through Tiffany, the scene served as a great way to reinvigorate the franchise while firmly establishing a connection between the original trilogy and the more recent films.
Cult of Chucky Has Tiffany and Chucky Teaming Up Again
Tiffany has a more prominent role in Cult of Chucky as she sends Chucky into the mental institution of his next victim, Nica. Once inside, he begins to grow his cult, splitting his soul into more Chucky dolls. Meanwhile, Tiffany handles any issues coming from outside the institution.
This includes taunting Andy Barclay, who chooses to join in on the fight against Chucky. By the end of the film, Tiffany is seen riding off with Nica, who Chucky now possesses. Before leaving, the film reassures that the killer doll is still very much alive in the series. Cult of Chucky is the last film appearance of Tiffany so far, but it helped establish her as a terrifying and competent accomplice both in human form and doll form.
Chucky TV Series Will Feature Tiffany's Latest Outing
The Chucky TV series is the latest outing for the characters of the long-running franchise. It reintroduces the film's original plot of an unsuspecting doll finding its way into the home of a young boy named Jake Webber.
For now, Tiffany's full appearance hasn't been made yet, but eagle-eyed fans can spot her in the first episode leaving the Chucky doll for Jake to find in the yard sale. Though it's a brief cameo, it shows how sneaky and conniving Tiffany is and how far she's come from Bride of Chucky.
Chucky airs Tuesdays at 10 pm ET/PT on SyFy.
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