Police in Nebraska say a mom allowed her sons to be duct-taped to a chair by her boyfriend and then forced them to watch "Mommie Dearest" to teach them a lesson.
Luckily there were no wire hangers involved like in the memorably-chilling scene featuring Faye Dunaway, which was based on the life of actress Joan Crawford.
Mary Lucas, of Nebraska City, has been charged with felony child abuse.
According to an affidavit obtained by the Smoking Gun, the 28-year-old told police she insisted her 4- and 7-year-old sons sit thru the film after they called her the "meanest mommy."
Lucas, wasn't home at the time and knew that her boyfriend, 29-year-old Glenn Oliver, had duct-taped her sons while babysitting them and, at her request, put the film on.
Oliver told police he taped the kids because he was “tired and frustrated” from watching them and they refused to sit still for the film.
Lucas is facing charges of child endangerment and allegedly depriving them of food and is now being held along with his girlfriend.