Eight Legged Freaks

Factual error: The spiders shown in the movie have no adhesive pads like real spiders, but only sharp points on the tips of their legs. Given the mutation, this is possible, but without their gripping apparatus, they should not be able to climb up anything. (01:00:10)

Sol Parker
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Factual error: In the mine, David Arquette and the others start to smell the methane gas and one of the people even quips "It wasn't me." However, methane is an odorless gas and therefore they probably wouldn't have had any way to tell if it was there. (01:21:55)

Factual error: Due to the way in which a spiders respiratory system works it would actually be impossible for the spiders to breath as their box lungs would collapse and their primitive circulatory system wouldn't get enough oxygen around the body.

Continuity mistake: When the townsman flees the Diner and gets into his car to flee, the front car window is wound up. The next shot of his face clearly shows the window wound down yet his hands have been busy starting the car all the time. (01:01:10)

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Joshua's Parrot: I see dead people, I see dead people.
Joshua: He likes that movie, dunno why.

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Trivia: If a tarantula were to ever grow to the gargantuan size that it does in this film, it would resemble a huge furball. The filmmakers were aware of this, but for obvious reasons decided to tone down the amount of hair. (00:56:35)

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Question: Do the spiders grow big because of the food that they are fed, or because of the chemicals spilled in the water?

Answer: Both! The owner of the spider farm was feeding the spiders bugs from the water that had the chemical spill in it. The bugs were contaminated with the chemical, thus contaminating the spiders. Note: The man who owned the spider farm had no idea about the contaminated water.

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