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Trivia: The big fight scene is spoofed in "South Park" when the crippled kids Timmy and Jimmy fight, instead of the film's Nada and Frank. The episode is called "Cripple Fight".

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Trivia: Notice that in the television station the SWAT team members use radios that look exactly like PKE meters from "Ghostbusters".

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Trivia: Roddy Piper and Keith David decided to fight for real, only faking the punches to the face.

Grumpy Scot
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Trivia: The move that Roddy Piper uses to finish the fight against Keith David is one of his signature wrestling moves.

Trivia: Nada's name is never spoken once throughout the whole film.

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Revealing mistake: During the big fight scene, you can tell easily that Frank is wearing knee pads (try looking when his pant leg is wet). Construction workers will often wear knee pads for work but most often they wear them on the outside of the pants to save the knees of their pants. (00:58:50)

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Question: Why did all the police officers destroy the shantytown? And why did they beat the blind priest to death?

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Answer: As part of the alien takeover, they're suppressing any resistance and discussion of the plot. They know there's a group, led by the preacher, who are onto the conspiracy and that they're somewhere in the camp. They destroy the camp to disburse them and prevent word from getting out.

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