A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

The kid in Alice's dream is her son and Freddy wants his body to be reborn. But, Freddy's mom Amanda shows up and sucks him up into her womb.

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Revealing mistake: When Alice picks up the photocopied sheet about Amanda Kruger, if you pause, and read the article, it is actually about tax and the government. (00:53:30)

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Alice Johnson: What's wrong with me?
Yvonne: Nothing. You're just a little pregnant.

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Trivia: The idea of focusing the story around children and birth was hatched by Executive Producer Sara Risher, who was a new mother at the time, and constantly had her child and its well-being in her mind. The crew decided to build off this, because they felt that the teenagers and 20-somethings who were fans of the original film were beginning to reach the age where they were likely thinking about settling down and having families themselves. Thus, incorporating elements of family and birth into the film would keep the series relevant and special for fans of the earlier entries.

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Question: I'm a little confused about Greta's death. Was it from eating too much or from her eating what was not good for her?

Answer: Her death was from Freddy overfeeding her while in the real world she choked to death.

Answer: In the VHS version, Freddy cut open her stomach and was feeding her own intestines. That's why when he cut open the doll on the high chair tray Greta was wincing and squirming as Freddy had just cut her stomach open. I guess you could say that that doll on the high chair tray was like a voodoo doll of Greta so whatever Freddy did to it happened to Greta too. Eventually, Freddy caused Greta to choke on her own intestines which caused her to choke to death in the real world.

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