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    Updated on Jun 17, 2020. Posted on Jun 17, 2020

    People Have Ideas On What Chuck E. Cheese Should Do Next, As The Chain Might Close Down

    "He can join other once beloved but now forgotten childhood eatery characters and form a crime syndicate."

    It's probably safe to say that almost all millennials and Gen Z'ers have fond memories of going to Chuck E. Cheese during their childhood (usually for birthday parties).


    It was the spot!!!

    And like lots of other businesses during this pandemic, Chuck E. Cheese has been trying to keep its doors open — including selling its pizza and other foods under a different name.

    Chuck E Cheese is selling their food as “Pasqually’s Pizza” on food apps because no one wants to order Chuck E. Cheese pizza for delivery and I think this is nominated as the funniest part of this pandemic

    However, that hasn't been enough to help the popular kids chain. Early last week came the news that Chuck E. Cheese was approaching bankruptcy, which could force it to close its doors permanently.

    Photo of the outside of a Chuck E. Cheese's
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    And earlier today, as news of Chuck E. Cheese possibly closing down began to spread, the hashtag #WhatsNextForChuckECheese began to trend on Twitter. Below are some of the best reactions to this news:

    1. Naturally, some people immediately pointed out that Chuck E. Cheese could become a real-life Five Nights at Freddy's:

    Chuck E. Cheese is on the verge of bankruptcy? I think we all know #WhatsNextForChuckECheese


    #WhatsNextForChuckECheese i’d like to propose an idea.. they should reopen locations but replace their characters with.. idk something like this maybe, it might work, and don’t forget the side character he’s very important !


    #WhatsNextForChuckECheese idk maybe a little rebranding and change of design to have the security survive for five nights

    4. While this person thought Chuck E. should follow Remy's lead and move to Paris to become a chef:

    He moves to Paris to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a chief #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    5. This person thought he would be a perfect candidate for Dancing with the Stars (I mean, to be fair, he is more famous than some of the contestants who have been on in the past):

    Dancing With The Stars #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    6. This person thought it was time for a reunion with past Chuck E. Cheese/Showbiz Pizza Place characters:

    Form a super-group with the surviving members of Showbiz Pizza. #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    7. Some people were quick to point out that Chuck E. needs to reunite with another mascot from our childhood, Geoffrey the Giraffe:

    Whatever Geoffrey is up to #WhatsNextForChuckECheese


    Geoffrey the Girraff and ChuckE meeting in the gulag: #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    9. This person suggested that Chuck E. should sinisterly join forces with the Hamburglar and the talking burgers from the '80s McDonald's commercials:

    He can join other once beloved but now forgotten childhood eatery characters and form a crime syndicate. #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    10. A couple people thought Chuck E. would be a shoo-in to play Splinter in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot:

    #WhatsNextForChuckECheese Auditioning for the role of Splinter in the next #TMNT reboot.


    He can train four teenage mutant ninja turtles. #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    12. This person thought he needed a multi-part Netflix documentary:

    A @netflix documentary; @ChuckECheese: The Final Curtain #WhatsNextForChuckECheese

    13. While Chuck E. Cheese himself said what was next for him was playing Animal Crossing:

    #WhatsNextForChuckECheese Well, today we’re playing #AnimalCrossing on twitch and everyone’s invited! 🎉🕹️😀

    14. And finally, this person got it exactly right:

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