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Encyclopedia > The Thing (film)
John Carpenter’s
The Thing
Directed by John Carpenter
Produced by David Foster
Lawrence Turman
Written by Novella:
John W. Campbell, Jr.
Screenplay:
Bill Lancaster
Starring Kurt Russell
Wilford Brimley
Keith David
David Clennon
Donald Moffat
Thomas G. Waites
Joel Polis
Peter Maloney
Charles Hallahan
T. K. Carter
Richard Dysart
Richard Masur
Music by Ennio Morricone
John Carpenter
(Uncredited)
Distributed by MCA / Universal Pictures
Release date(s) June 25, 1982
Running time 109 min.
Language English
Norwegian
Budget $10,000,000 (estimated)
Allmovie profile
IMDb profile

The Thing is a 1982 science fiction film directed by John Carpenter, written by Bill Lancaster and stars Kurt Russell. Ostensibly a remake of the 1951 Christian Nyby film The Thing from Another World, Carpenter’s film is more faithful to the original novella “Who Goes There?” by John W. Campbell, Jr.. Upon its revival, after being frozen in ice, a shape-shifting alien infiltrates a scientific research station in the Antarctic. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... For other persons named John Carpenter, see John Carpenter (disambiguation). ... For other persons named David Foster, see David Foster (disambiguation). ... John Wood Campbell, Jr. ... William Bill Henry Lancaster was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 17, 1947. ... Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... Allen Wilford Brimley (born September 27, 1934) is an American actor. ... Keith David (born June 4, 1956) is an Emmy Award winning, African-American film, television, and voice actor most known for his roles as Childs in John Carpenters The Thing, Goliath in the cartoon Gargoyles, playing the Arbiter in Halo 2 and Halo 3, as well as voice overs... David Clennon (born May 10, 1943, Waukegan, Illinois) is an American actor perhaps best known for his portrayal of Miles Drentell in the ABC series thirtysomething. ... Donald Moffat (born December 26, 1930) is an English-born American actor. ... Thomas G. Waites (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor and acting instructor. ... Charles Hallahan (b. ... T.K. Carter Thomas Kent Carter (born December 14, 1956 in Monrovia, California), better known as T.K. Carter is an American comedian and actor. ... Richard Dysart (b. ... Richard Masur (born 20 November 1948, New York, New York) is an actor who has starred in over 80 movies during his career. ... Ennio Morricone (born November 10, 1928; sometimes also credited as Dan Savio or Leo Nichols) is an Italian composer especially noted for his film scores. ... For other persons named John Carpenter, see John Carpenter (disambiguation). ... The Music Corporation of America was a United States based corporation in the music business. ... This article is about the American media conglomerate. ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... // This is the year of film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which will become the highest grossing movie for almost 15 years (until Titanic), earning double or triple against any major film of the 1980s. ... Science fiction film is a film genre that uses speculative, science-based depictions of imaginary phenomena such as extra-terrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, and time travel, often along with technological elements such as futuristic spacecraft, robots, or other technologies. ... For other persons named John Carpenter, see John Carpenter (disambiguation). ... William Bill Henry Lancaster was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 17, 1947. ... Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... In film, a remake is a newer version of a previously released film or a newer version of the source (play, novel, story, etc. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... The Thing from Another World is a 1951 science fiction film which tells the story of an Air Force crew and scientists at a remote Arctic research outpost who fight a malevolent alien being. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... John Wood Campbell, Jr. ...


The theatrical performance of the film was poor, which has been attributed to many factors including the release of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, a more optimistic view of alien visitation. However, the film has gone on to gain a following with the release on home video. Carpenter considers the film to be the first part of his Apocalypse Trilogy. The film has been released on DVD in 1998 and 2004. In 2002 a video game was released which followed on from the film's plot. For the Atari 2600 video game based on the movie, see E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Atari 2600). ... The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ... John Carpenters Apocalypse Trilogy are a thematic film trilogy. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... The Thing follows the adventures of Captain Blake who is sent to Antarctica by the US Military to investigate the events of John Carpenters 1982 film The Thing. ...

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Plot

In 1982, an American Antarctic research station is alerted by gunfire and explosions. Pursued by a Norwegian helicopter, a Siberian Husky makes its way into the camp as the science station's crew looks on in confusion. Through reckless use of a thermal charge, the helicopter is destroyed and its pilot killed. The surviving passenger fires at the dog with a rifle, grazing Bennings (Peter Maloney), one of the American researchers, and subsequently being shot and killed by Garry (Donald Moffat), the station commander. Not knowing what to make of the incident, the station crew adopts the dog. For other uses, see Antarctica (disambiguation). ... The Siberian Husky (Russian: , Sibirskiy Haski) is a medium-size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in eastern Siberia. ... A thermite mixture using Iron (III) Oxide A thermite mixture using Iron (II,III) Oxide Thermite is a kind of pyrotechnic composition of aluminium powder and a metal oxide which produces an aluminothermic reaction known as a thermite reaction. ... Donald Moffat (born December 26, 1930) is an English-born American actor. ...


Unable to contact the outside world via radio, helicopter pilot R.J. MacReady (Kurt Russell) and Copper (Richard Dysart) risk a flight to the Norwegian camp to find it destroyed, its personnel missing or dead. Finding evidence that they had dug something out of the ice, the pair return to the station with the partially-burned remains of a hideous creature which bears some human features. An autopsy of the cadaver by Blair (Wilford Brimley) is inconclusive, save to find that the creature had an apparently normal set of internal organs. Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... Richard Dysart (b. ... This article is about the medical procedure. ... Allen Wilford Brimley (born September 27, 1934) is an American actor. ...


At Bennings' request, the station veterinarian, Clark (Richard Masur), kennels the stray with the rest of the station's sled dogs. Minutes later, Clark returns to find almost the entire sled team in the process of being assimilated by the dog, which has transformed into a monster. After MacReady summons the rest of the crew to the kennel with the fire alarm, he orders Childs (Keith David) to incinerate the creature with a flamethrower. A subsequent autopsy by Blair reveals that the dog itself was an alien capable of imitating other life-forms perfectly. Realizing the implications of this, Blair quickly becomes withdrawn and suspicious of the rest of the crew. A second helicopter expedition discovers an alien spacecraft unearthed by the Norwegian research team, revealing that the creature survived for thousands of years hibernating in the ice. Richard Masur (born 20 November 1948, New York, New York) is an actor who has starred in over 80 movies during his career. ... Keith David (born June 4, 1956) is an Emmy Award winning, African-American film, television, and voice actor most known for his roles as Childs in John Carpenters The Thing, Goliath in the cartoon Gargoyles, playing the Arbiter in Halo 2 and Halo 3, as well as voice overs... Riverboat of the U.S. Brownwater Navy shooting ignited napalm from its mounted flamethrower during the Vietnam war. ...


The burned remains of both the dog-creature and the Norwegian cadaver are quarantined, but in the process Bennings is left alone with the latter. Fuchs (Joel Polis) discovers Bennings in the process of being assimilated, and the crew burns the Bennings replica before its transformation is complete. Determining that all life on Earth would be assimilated in just over three years if the creature were to reach the mainland, Blair goes on a rampage, destroying the helicopter and radio and killing the remaining sled dogs. With all outside contact cut off, Blair is locked in the tool shed as the rest of the team wonders how to determine who is still human. Paranoia quickly sets in as the first attempt to develop a test is sabotaged by an unknown party. For other uses see Quarantine (disambiguation) Quarantine is voluntary or compulsory isolation, typically to contain the spread of something considered dangerous, often but not always disease. ...


Fuchs, attempting to continue Blair's research, goes missing shortly afterwards. While searching for his body, MacReady comes under suspicion and is locked outside in a storm. Somehow finding his way back to camp without a guide line, MacReady threatens the rest of the crew with dynamite, and in the course of the standoff Norris (Charles Hallahan) suffers a heart attack. While Copper attempts to revive him, Norris transforms into a thing and kills Copper. Norris' head detaches from his body and attempts to escape as the others burn the body. In an altercation that precedes the test proposed by MacReady, Clark tries to stab MacReady, who shoots and kills him. MacReady explains that every piece of the alien is an individual animal with its own survival instinct. By drawing a blood sample from each member of the team and jabbing it with a hot wire to see whose blood will try to avoid it, Palmer (David Clennon), the backup pilot, is soon unmasked as the creature. He manages to kill radio operator Windows (Thomas Waites) before being incinerated by MacReady. This article is about a high explosive. ... Charles Hallahan (b. ... Heart attack redirects here. ... David Clennon (born May 10, 1943, Waukegan, Illinois) is an American actor perhaps best known for his portrayal of Miles Drentell in the ABC series thirtysomething. ...


Confirming that Childs, Garry, and Nauls (T.K. Carter) are still human, the surviving crew set out to make Blair take the test and discover that Blair was assembling a spaceship beneath the tool shed. Shortly after witnessing Childs abandon his post at the main gate, the facility loses all power. Realizing that the creature now wants to freeze again so a rescue team will find it, the remaining crew acknowledge that they will not survive and set about destroying the facility with dynamite and molotov cocktails in hopes of killing the creature. While setting explosives in the cavern below the station, Garry and Nauls are assimilated by the thing. MacReady kills the creature with a stick of dynamite, which sets off the rest of the charges and destroys the entire facility. T.K. Carter T.K. Carter sometimes credited as Thomas Kent Carter was born in Monrovia, California on December 14, 1956. ... Molotov cocktail is the generic name for a variety of crude incendiary weapons. ...


After some time, MacReady is shown wandering alone in the flaming rubble. He encounters Childs, who claims to have seen Blair and gotten lost while chasing him in the snow. With the polar climate closing in around them, they acknowledge the futility of their distrust, sharing a drink as the camp burns. It is never revealed if one or both of them were infected.


Production

The screenplay was written by Bill Lancaster, son of Burt Lancaster. The film’s musical score was composed by Ennio Morricone, a rare instance of Carpenter not scoring one of his own films. The film was shot in northern British Columbia. The research station in the film was built by the film crew during summer, and the film shot in sub-freezing winter conditions. The only woman in the film is the voice of a chess computer, voiced by Carpenter regular (and then-wife) Adrienne Barbeau. William Bill Henry Lancaster was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 17, 1947. ... Burt Lancaster (2 November 1913 – 20 October 1994) was an Academy Award-winning American film actor, noted for his athletic physique, distinct smile (which he called The Grin) and, later, his willingness to play roles that went against his initial tough guy image. ... Ennio Morricone (born November 10, 1928; sometimes also credited as Dan Savio or Leo Nichols) is an Italian composer especially noted for his film scores. ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Adrienne Jo Barbeau (born June 11, 1945) is an American television, film, and musical theater actress. ...


The film is cited as the first installment in Carpenter’s “Apocalypse Trilogy,” followed by 1987’s Prince of Darkness and 1995’s In the Mouth of Madness. While the plots and characters of the films are not related, they all feature a potentially apocalyptic scenario. The film is also notable in Carpenter’s career for two reasons—it was his first foray into studio film-making and it was Carpenter’s first film to be made without Debra Hill as co-producer. The Thing was the fourth film shot by cinematographer Dean Cundey (following Halloween, The Fog and Escape from New York). John Carpenters Apocalypse Trilogy are a thematic film trilogy. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Prince of Darkness film poster John Carpenters Prince of Darkness is a 1987 American horror film directed, written and scored by John Carpenter, starring Donald Pleasence, Victor Wong and Jameson Parker. ... The year 1995 in film involved some significant events. ... In the Mouth of Madness (also known as John Carpenters In the Mouth of Madness) is a 1995 horror film (originally intended for a 1994 release) directed by John Carpenter and written by Michael de Luca, who was at the time in charge of New Line Cinema. ... Debra Hill (November 10, 1950–March 7, 2005) was an American screenwriter and film producer who co-wrote the horror movie Halloween. ... Dean Cundey is a celebrated cinematographer born 12 March 1946 in Alhambra, California, USA. He has worked on some of the most influential special effects films in history and has collaborated extensively with directors John Carpenter and Robert Zemeckis. ... Halloween (film) redirects here. ... The Fog is a 1980 horror movie directed by John Carpenter, who also wrote the screenplay and composed the music of the film. ... Escape from New York is a 1981 science fiction/action film directed and scored by John Carpenter. ...


Cast

  • Kurt Russell as R. J. MacReady. Helicopter pilot. Likes chess. One of the two remaining survivors at the end.
  • A. Wilford Brimley as Dr. Blair. Intelligent biologist.
  • Keith David as Childs. The station mechanic and the other survivor at the end of the film.
  • T.K. Carter as Nauls. The cook who travels along the station corridors on roller skates.
  • David Clennon as Palmer. Second chopper pilot and mechanic.
  • Richard Dysart as Dr. Copper. The station's doctor.
  • Charles Hallahan as Vance Norris. The station's geophysicist.
  • Peter Maloney as George Bennings. The station's dutiful meteorologist.
  • Richard Masur as Clark. The dog handler who takes the "thing" dog in when it arrives.
  • Donald Moffat as Garry. The station manager. A professional officer who carries a handgun.
  • Joel Polis as Fuchs. The station's other biologist.
  • Thomas Waites as Windows. The radio operator. Hates it there.

Kurt Vogel Russell (born March 17, 1951) is an American actor. ... Allen Wilford Brimley (born September 27, 1934) is an American actor. ... Keith David (born June 4, 1956) is an Emmy Award winning, African-American film, television, and voice actor most known for his roles as Childs in John Carpenters The Thing, Goliath in the cartoon Gargoyles, playing the Arbiter in Halo 2 and Halo 3, as well as voice overs... T.K. Carter T.K. Carter sometimes credited as Thomas Kent Carter was born in Monrovia, California on December 14, 1956. ... David Clennon (born May 10, 1943, Waukegan, Illinois) is an American actor perhaps best known for his portrayal of Miles Drentell in the ABC series thirtysomething. ... Richard Dysart (b. ... Charles Hallahan (b. ... Richard Masur (born 20 November 1948, New York, New York) is an actor who has starred in over 80 movies during his career. ... Donald Moffat (born December 26, 1930) is an English-born American actor. ...

Reception

The film fared poorly at the box office. Carpenter and several writers who have covered him, such as Michelle Le Blanc and Colin Odell, have speculated that this was due to the release of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial two weeks later, with its more optimistic scenario of alien visitation. The film's special effects were simultaneously lauded and lambasted for being technically brilliant but visually repulsive. Roger Ebert called the special effects “among the most elaborate, nauseating, and horrifying sights yet achieved by Hollywood’s new generation of visual magicians,” and called the film itself “a great barf-bag movie.”[1] For the Atari 2600 video game based on the movie, see E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Atari 2600). ... An airsickness bag (also known as a barf bag, airsick bag, sick bag, or motion sickness bag) is a bag made of paper and usually lined with plastic to make it water-proof, although all-plastic bags are now in common use. ...


In the book Prince of Darkness, Carpenter remarked that the audience for horror films had shrunk when questioned about the box office failure of The Thing. In spite of its lackluster box office performance, the film’s reputation improved in the late nineties through home video releases. The film ranked #97 on Rotten Tomatoes’ Journey Through Sci-Fi (100 Best-Reviewed Sci-Fi Movies), and a scene from The Thing was listed as #48 on Bravo’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments. The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ... This article is about the U.S. cable network. ... The 100 Scariest Movie Moments was a TV mini series first shown in late October of 2004 on Bravo TV. It was a countdown for the 100 most shocking moments in the history of movies, with interviews from horror experts or other celebrities who experienced the films on the list. ...


Release

After its cinema run, the film was released on video and laserdisc, and a re-edited version was created for television by TBS and Universal Studios. The edited version was heavily cut to reduce gore, violence and profanity; additionally featuring a narrator during the opening sequence and an alternate ending. In the alternate ending, a "Thing" which has mimicked one of the sled dogs looks back at the burning camp at dawn before continuing on into the Antarctic wilderness. [2] Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard. ... Not to be confused with disk laser, a type of solid-state laser in a flat configuration. ... This article is about the U.S. television network. ... This article is about the American media conglomerate. ... In cartoons, profanity is often depicted by substituting symbols for words, as a form of non-specific censorship. ...


The Thing has subsequently been released twice on DVD by Universal in 1998 and 2004. The 1998 edition was a Universal Collector’s Edition, featuring the making-of documentary The Thing: Terror Takes Shape, along with deleted scenes, the alternative ending shown in the television version, a theatrical trailer and production notes. The only omission was an anamorphic widescreen transfer which was remedied with the second DVD/HD DVD release in October of 2004, which featured identical supplements to the 1998 release. For the film format, see anamorphic format. ... HD-DVD disc HD DVD (for High Density Digital Versatile Disc) is a digital optical media format which is being developed as one standard for high-definition DVD. HD DVD is similar to the competing Blu-ray Disc, which also uses the same CD sized (120 mm diameter) optical data...


Soundtrack

The original soundtrack, composed by Ennio Morricone, was released by Varese Sarabande in 1991. The soundtrack is currently out of print. Ennio Morricone (born November 10, 1928; sometimes also credited as Dan Savio or Leo Nichols) is an Italian composer especially noted for his film scores. ...

Track listing
  1. "Humanity" (Part I) - 6:50
  2. "Shape" - 3:16
  3. "Contamination" - 1:02
  4. "Bestiality" - 2:56
  5. "Solitude" - 5:58
  6. "Eternity" - 5:35
  7. "Wait" - 6:22
  8. "Humanity" (Part II) - 7:15
  9. "Sterilization" - 5:12
  10. "Despair" - 4:58

Legacy

Video game

In 2002, The Thing was released as a survival horror third-person shooter for PC, Playstation 2, and Xbox, acting as a sequel to the film. The game used elements of paranoia and mistrust intrinsic to the film. Some retailers, such as GameStop, offered a free copy of the 1998 DVD release as an incentive for reserving the game. The Thing follows the adventures of Captain Blake who is sent to Antarctica by the US Military to investigate the events of John Carpenters 1982 film The Thing. ... Survival horror is a video game genre in which the player has to survive against often undead or otherwise supernatural enemies, typically in claustrophobic environments and from a third-person perspective. ... Third-person shooter (TPS or 3PS) is a genre of 3D computer and video games in which the player character is seen at a distance from a number of different possible perspective angles, as opposed to the first-person model in which the player views everything in the game world... PS2 redirects here. ... The Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. ... GameStop Corporation (NYSE: GME), whose headquarters are in Grapevine, Texas (a suburb of Dallas), is the worlds largest video game and entertainment software retailer. ...


Sequels

In 2004, John Carpenter said in an Empire Magazine interview[3] that he has a story idea for The Thing II, which centers around the two surviving characters, MacReady and Childs. However, Carpenter felt that due higher price associated with his fee, Universal Studios will not pursue his storyline. Carpenter indicated that he would be able to secure both Kurt Russell and Keith David for the sequel. In his story, Carpenter would explain Kurt Russell's and Keith David's age by having frostbite on their face due to the elements until rescued. The assumption of the sequel would rely on a radio signal being sucessfully transmitted by Childs before Blair destroyed the communications room. Thus, after the explosion of the base camp, the rescue team would arrive and find MacReady and Childs still alive. Carpenter has not disclosed any other details. Keith David (born June 4, 1956) is an Emmy Award winning, African-American film, television, and voice actor most known for his roles as Childs in John Carpenters The Thing, Goliath in the cartoon Gargoyles, playing the Arbiter in Halo 2 and Halo 3, as well as voice overs...


As of early 2007, there have been two announced projects to expand the franchise. Sci-Fi planned to do a four-hour mini-series sequel to the film in 2003. Carpenter stated that he believed the project should proceed, but because of the lack of updates and the removal of all mention of it from the Sci-Fi Channel homepage, it is likely now abandoned, assuming it ever existed at all. SCI FI (originally The Sci-Fi Channel, sometimes rendered SCI FI Channel when part of a longer phrase) is an American cable television channel, launched on September 24, 1992, specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and paranormal programming. ...


In September of 2006, it was announced in Fangoria magazine that Strike Entertainment, the production company behind Slither and the Dawn of the Dead remake, is looking for a writer or writers to write a theatrical prequel to The Thing.[4] Fangoria is a nationally-distributed US film fan magazine specializing in the genres of horror, psycho and exploitation films, in regular publication since 1979. ... Slither is a 2006 Universal horror / comedy film, written and directed by James Gunn. ... Dawn of the Dead is a 2004 horror film reimagining of George A. Romeros 1978 film of the same name. ...


According to Variety, Strike Entertainment and Universal Pictures are preparing to remake The Thing. Ronald D. Moore is set to write the script with Marc Abraham and Eric Newman producing. David Foster, producer of the original film, will be executive producer of the remake.[5] For other persons named Ronald Moore, see Ronald Moore (disambiguation). ...


Theme Parks

In 2007, the Halloween Horror Nights event at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, the film property was designed as a haunted attraction called The Thing-Assimilation. Guests walked through Outpost 3113, a military facility where the remains of Outpost 31 were brought for scientific research. Scenes and props from the movie were re-created for the attraction, including the bodies of Macready and Childs. Halloween Horror Nights is one of the largest Halloween events in the U.S., presented annually at Universal Orlando Resort, and off-and-on at Universal Studios Hollywood. ...


Books and comics

A novelization of the film based on the second draft of the screenplay was published in 1982 by Alan Dean Foster. Several alterations were made from the storyline of the film, including the addition of a sequence in which MacReady, Bennings and Childs are forced to chase after several infected dogs which escape into the Antarctic tundra. See also: 1981 in literature, other events of 1982, 1983 in literature, list of years in literature. ... Alan Dean Foster (born November 18, 1946) is a prolific American writer of science fiction and fantasy novels and movie novelizations. ...


Dark Horse Comics published three comic miniseries sequels to the film, featuring the character of MacReady as the lone survivor of Outpost #31 and revealing Childs to be infected, although the comic books are not considered film canon.[6] The series was renamed The Thing from Another World after the original 1951 Howard Hawks film in order to avoid confusion and possible legal conflict with Marvel ComicsFantastic Four member, also named The Thing. After the comics' publication, John Carpenter stated he enjoyed the comics so much that he would adapt them if he ever filmed a sequel himself.[citation needed] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the comic book company. ... This article is about the superheroes. ... thing, see Thing (disambiguation). ...


Television

In 2007, South Park parodied the famous scene in which the men test samples of their blood by burning it with a wire in order to determine who is an alien. The episode Lice Capades depicts Eric Cartman – wearing a fur-lined jacket – sequestering the boys of South Park in a shack and making them give him blood samples so that he can burn them in order to determine which of his classmates is infested with head lice. Kyle Broflovski berates Cartman for having gotten the idea by watching The Thing. Who Goes There and The Thing were adapted for the The X-Files first season episode titled Ice. This article is about the TV series. ... Lice Capades is episode 1103 (#156) of Comedy Centrals animated comedy series South Park. ... Eric Theodore Cartman, commonly referred to by his family name, Cartman, is one of the four main characters in the animated series South Park (the others being Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Kenny McCormick). ... The head louse Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are one of the many varieties of sucking lice (singular louse) specialized to live on different areas of various animals. ... Kyle Broflovski (portrayed as Brovlofski on a sign at his dads office in the season 4 episode Chef Goes Nanners[2]) is a fictional character in the Emmy-award-winning American animated series South Park. ... The X-Files is an American Peabody, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning science fiction television series created by Chris Carter, which first aired on 10 September 1993, and ended on 19 May 2002. ... Ice was the eighth episode of the first season of The X-Files science-fiction television series created by Chris Carter. ...


References

  1. ^ :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: The Thing (xhtml)
  2. ^ Outpost #31 - Movie - Technical Specs
  3. ^ Empire Magazine, March 2004
  4. ^ September 6: THE THING prequel on the way. Retrieved on 2006-09-08.
  5. ^ Michael Fleming (2006-11-16). U preps for ‘Thing’ fling: Carpenter classic set for remake. Retrieved on 2006-11-17.
  6. ^ The Thing (1982) - FAQ

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Further reading

External links

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