Matilda is a classic book and film from the 1990s that entertained – but also disturbed us. The specific character responsible for our discomfort was the physically intimidating, demented, aggressive Miss Trunchbull. This woman, who resembled anything but one, did a number of things that are typically prohibited in schools. Let’s take a look at some of her disturbing deeds.
Shoving Kids In The Chokey: My deepest fear for a good portion of my childhood, was being forcefully placed in a Chokey-esque room. With its snug dimensions, and nails & glass shards sticking out of the walls, The Chokey takes the cake for teacher-student brutality… Speaking of cake, let’s move on to her next action.
Making Bruce Bogtrotter Eat A Massive Chocolate Cake: Chocolate cake, from a filthy, revolting looking old lunch lady whose sweat and blood went into it is not appetizing. We wouldn’t eat a slice of this thing, much less the entire confection. To top it all off, after Bruce endured this chocolate-y torture, she smashed the glass plate over my man’s dome. Never has eating such a delicious treat looked so unappealing.
These are just a few of her habitually inhuman acts. Not to mention the fact that in all likelihood, she murdered Miss Honey’s freaking dad, before taking his home… And his chocolates. Those precious chocolates always made my sweet tooth tingle. So much so that I always got aggravated at Matilda for only taking two pieces, instead of the whole box!