38 Fictional Aliens That Merit a Closer Inspection

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Movie and TV Aliens Star Trek: The Next Generation Worf wasn't supposed to be a series regular. The Klingon was planned to be a recurring character in the first half of Season 1-and that was all. Producers were so impressed by Michael Dorn's performance that he became a part of the main cast. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Invader Zim Zim was fully conceived in an hour (during a sleepless night). Johnen Vasquez couldn't fall sleep, so he thought up Invader Zim's characters and story beats within an hour's time. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Lilo & Stitch Stitch is voiced by his creator. When the mischievous alien was changed to be a more expressive and verbal character, writer/director Chris Sanders provided his voice himself. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens The Thing The Thing put its FX artist in the hospital. FX wizard Rob Bottin got pneumonia and bleeding ulcers for overworking himself. An up-and-coming Stan Winston stepped in to help (uncredited, as he insisted that it was Rob's film). CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Futurama Zoidberg's S voice is based on George Jessel and Lou Jacobi. Billy West figured that his name and his face tentacles made someone marble-mouthed with a Jewish background-just like those two actors. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens DC Comics DC Comics bought Superman for only $130. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster sold the exclusive rights to their character in exchange for $130 (about $2,700 in 2022 money) that they had split between them. If that wasn't enough of an insult, both of their names were misspelled on the check. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Alien The Xenomorph's construction included K-Y jelly and condoms. The alien costume was slathered with personal lubricant to get that slimy, gross sheen. On top of that, condoms were used to simulate the tendons within the creature's inner jaws. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Teen Titans Starfire's co-creator never watched her on TV or film. It's not that the late George Perez hated Titans, Teen Titans Go! or any other show. Не just couldn't get past the visual differences with the look he created. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Star Trek Spock was almost cut from the pilot. Executives almost axed Spock because they thought that the pointy ears and eyebrows made him look Satanic. Producer Oscar Katz stood his ground and kept him in. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Predator The Predator was going to be played by Jean-Claude Van Damme The stilts and the stiffness of the costume made it too difficult for Van Damme to do any jumping or running safely. Не also was worried about getting heat stroke under the mask. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Kang and Kodos have appeared in every Halloween episode. Making their debut in the first Treehouse of Horror, the two aliens are included in the Halloween special episode every year, in either main roles or as cameos. The Simpsons CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Jadzia Dax is pansexual. According to actress Terry Farrell, Jadzia's romantic motivations are along the lines of, ...are you interesting to me and do I want to know more about you? rather than gender. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Looney Tunes Marvin the Martian was created as the opposite of Yosemite Sam. Animator Chuck Jones noticed that the loud, boisterous, violent Sam was getting outwitted by Bugs Bunny too easily, so he made a character that was soft-spoken, calm, and polite as a foil to Bugs. CRACKED COM

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Movie and TV Aliens DC Comics Martian Manhunter shares a connection with Sailor Moon. In a comic, J'onn J'onzz goes undercover as a Japanese reporter named Hino Rei. Rei Hino happens to be the secret identity of Sailor Mars. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens BEHOLD! I AM GROOT, THE INVINCIBLE WHO DARES TO DEFY ME?? Guardians of the Galaxy Groot used to know more words (and was evil). When the tree guy made his debut, he verbally declared his invincibility and terrorized humans. Not as cute as the modern, less wordy version. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Guardians of the Galaxy Gamora kills Thanos in the comics. During the Infinity Wars story arc, Gamora slays the Mad Titan and goes on her own quest for the Infinity Stones, adopting the new name Requiem. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial E.T. is a mashup of a scientist, a poet, a novelist, a pug, and a baby. FX expert Carlos Rambaldi based the look of the extraterrestrial on Albert Einstein, Carl Sandburg, Ernest Hemingway, a pug, and a five-day-old infant. CRACKED.COM

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Movie and TV Aliens Star Wars Ahsoka Tano was named after an Emperor. Originally named Ashla, George Lucas changed the name of Anakin Skywalker's padawan to Ahsoka after Indian emperor Ashoka the Great. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. CALVIN Mike S. says of the 2017 film antagonist, Holy crap that thing was devious. Underrated movie. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. XENOMORPH Patrick L. says of the Alien franchise species, They spread quickly, bleed acid, hard to kill, can't be reasoned with, and are never fully gone. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. TYRANIDS Demitrius C. tells US of the Warhammer aliens, They don't call them The Great Devourer for nothing. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. VILTRUMITES Anthony S. tells US of the dangers of the Invincible characters, A single Viltrumite (Omni-Man) wiped out an entire planet when its inhabitants tried to conquer Earth. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. THE THING Kieran В. says, It can hide in plain sight and if it had landed anywhere but one of the coldest and most remote places, humanity wouldn't stand a chance. I'd give us about 3 weeks before we were all fully assimilated. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. THANOS Bradley G. says, Well Thanos (uhhh spoilers?) wiped out half of all life in existence in the universe. Let's open the bidding there for dangerous. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. Q RJV nominates the Star Trek character as the most dangerous alien, adding Unlimited power, tiny morals. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. REAPERS Michael F. explains, A sentient race of nigh-indestructible skyscraper-sized machines, each armed not only with futuristic cannons that fire streams of molten metal at light speed but also capable of reducing sentient beings to mindless aggressive husks. Their only mission/purpose is the complete eradication of all organic life across the galaxy, and in Mass Effect lore they've been successfully doing so every 50,000 years. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. PREDATORS Ron W. warns, Не can bend light & become invisible, has state-of-the-art weapons, and is a highly skilled hunter. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. FRIEZA Michael K. says of the Dragon Ball Z antagonist, Frieza is a literal Destroyer of Worlds. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. MORK Lawrence W. jokes of the beloved Robin Williams character, All that improvisation, and those rainbow suspenders? Forget it, you're done. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. NIBBLONIANS Of the Futurama aliens, Bethany А. warns, Like a dozen of them could eat everything on the planet. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. FLUKEMAN Katie R. tells US of the horrifying X-Files creature who comes up out of toilets to eat you. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. GALACTUS Tim S. says, How could it not be Galactus? Не consumes planets. And if you don't have a Fantastic Four around to come up with a plan to help you're pretty much screwed. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. DREJ Tyler S. reflects, Does anybody remember Titan А.Е.? Made of pure energy, blew up the Earth, and wiped out the entire human population save for a handful. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. E.T. John R. makes a case for the danger of the cutest alien: An alien who can make complex machines from rubbish (he made a communications device). Can psychically control people (he made Elliott parrot the scenes of a movie when he was in school). Can drain health from people (he was ill and drained the health of Elliott). CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. ALF/ MELMACIANS Jason S. warns, His assimilation into a human household was relatively quick and easy. If his fellow Melmacians decided to do the same, they'd easily infiltrate the earth by grabbing families by their hearts. Once fully established, the Melmacians could easily turn and betray us. Hide your cats. CRACKED.COM

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... TELL US NOW. THE DOCTOR/ TIMELORDS Simon W. says, If we go by body count alone, this one must rank quite highly. CRACKED.COM

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