They Live

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".

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

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

Continuity mistake: In the big fight scene, Roddy Piper and Keith David are wrestling and struggling about and land so the black guy's pants are getting soaking wet. In the very next shot as the fight continues, his pants are dry. (00:58:55)

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Nada: I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass. And I'm all out of bubblegum.

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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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