|This article's content is marked as Mature|
The page Mature contains mature content that may include coarse language, sexual references, and/or graphic violent images which may be disturbing to some. Mature pages are recommended for those who are 18 years of age and older.
If you are 18 years or older or are comfortable with graphic material, you are free to view this page. Otherwise, you should close this page and view another page.
|“||He's dead because of you!||„|
|~ Hootie while killing Karl.|
|“||Tra la la la la la la, tra la la la la la la la... ha ha ha ha!||„|
|~ Hootie going fully insane at the end of the movie.|
Poppy Grace Armstrong, also known as Hootie in her new identity, is a supporting character turned minor antagonist of the 2019 direct-to-video horror comedy film The Banana Splits Movie, which is based on the 1968-1970 television series of the same name.
Poppy and her boyfriend/fiancé Thadd were going to see a live taping of The Banana Splits. They both get lucky to see the Banana Splits after the show after getting stars on their tickets. Poppy and Thadd are the first to get their pictures taken. Thadd takes his picture with Snorky, while Poppy takes her picture with Drooper. But after they get their pictures taken, Thadd notices a strange substance on Poppy's cheek. His first thought is that it was strawberry from one of the "Sloppy Time Pies". But little did they know it was Stevie's blood.
Soon Thadd and Poppy decide to go explore the sets, and they stumble upon Snorky's circus, Bingo's jungle and Fleegle's magic shop. So they decide to post their live stream in Fleegle's magic shop, which Thadd planned and proposed to Poppy and she happily accepts. But that happy ending soon turned tragic, after Fleegle sawed Thadd in half in his magic box. Poppy was horrified and devastated by her fiancé's murder. She was soon found by Beth and Austin who convinced her to come with them and leave Thadd behind.
She came with them and Paige and found Karl who was still locked up. Just as the gang was heading into the basement to find the kids, Poppy noticed a costume hanging and she asked who it was. Karl then tells her he was creating a fifth Banana Split called Hootie The Owl. She took the costume and starting saying how she was excited to marry Thadd but Fleegle murdered him. Her sanity finally goes off the deep end as she puts on the Hootie costume and murders Karl.
She isn't seen throughout the rest of the film until she runs over Mitch with the Banana Buggy, then starts singing the Tra La La song and laughing wickedly. It's also seen she has all the Splits in a cart attached to the back of the Banana Buggy.
At first, Poppy was jolly, sweet, and fun-loving. However, after her fiancé Thadd got sawed in half by Fleegle, the trauma and devastation made her become murderous, insane, and vindictive.