The Cheese Touch is like the "cooties" in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. If somebody has the Cheese Touch, they will be an outcast until they pass it onto someone else by touching them, which is pretty difficult, as no one would go near the person.The Cheese Touch is triggered by touching a moldy slice of cheese on the basketball field.
The Cheese Touch is first mentioned at the start of the first book, where it is revealed that The Cheese Touch originated from a piece of moldy cheese lying on the basketball court. The first person to have the cheese touch was Darren Walsh, who touched the cheese and started the whole thing. Greg says he doesn't want the cheese touch started up again because he doesn't want that kind of stress in his life anymore'.
The only way for people to protect themselves from the Cheese Touch is to cross their fingers. Greg ended taping his fingers together so he doesn't get it, and he got a D in handwriting, but he said it was totally worth it.At the end of the story Rowley Jefferson was forced into eating the moldy cheese by the teenagers who sprayed some fire extinguisher at Greg and Rowley at Halloween and started chasing them after Greg said "I saw your plates. We're calling the cops!", therefore Rowley ending The Cheese Touch, although he has the cheese touch when eating it. Greg Heffley was known to have The Cheese Touch, because he lied to not let everybody know that Rowley has The Cheese Touch. In the movie, Patty got the cheese touch when she hugged Rowley in the end.
People Known to have The Cheese TouchEdit
- Darren Walsh
- Chirag Gupta
- Angie (film only)
Greg Heffley (film only)
- Rowley Jefferson (film only) Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (film)
- Abe Hall
- Dieter Muller (first film only)
- Jeremy Pindle
- Patty Farrel (film only)
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid (First appearance)