The Boys

Cherry - S1-E2

Other mistake: The whole point of the "ass bomb" is that Translucent's skin is impenetrable, no way into his body except, as they realise, through his ass. So when the bomb goes off, the blast should be entirely contained within his impenetrable skin, leaving a flesh-bag of destroyed internal organs. Instead he explodes into mush. They even say afterwards his skin won't burn off so they've got to dispose of it somehow.

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Suggested correction: You don't know exactly how his skin works. It could be the skin is able to protect the body from the outside because of it's impenetrable properties, able to contract when something impacts it, absorbing any impact. From the inside however that property could not be working and the skin cells are torn apart but not destroyed.

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Cherry - S1-E2

Other mistake: The whole point of the "ass bomb" is that Translucent's skin is impenetrable, no way into his body except, as they realise, through his ass. So when the bomb goes off, the blast should be entirely contained within his impenetrable skin, leaving a flesh-bag of destroyed internal organs. Instead he explodes into mush. They even say afterwards his skin won't burn off so they've got to dispose of it somehow.

Jon Sandys Premium member
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Suggested correction: You don't know exactly how his skin works. It could be the skin is able to protect the body from the outside because of it's impenetrable properties, able to contract when something impacts it, absorbing any impact. From the inside however that property could not be working and the skin cells are torn apart but not destroyed.

lionhead
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Trivia: Simon Pegg's extended cameo as Hughie's father is a specific nod to the comics - the look of "Wee Hughie" in the original comics was based on Simon Pegg. Artist Darick Robertson said "it was important to capture an innocence but tough determination in Hughie. Two things that seemed to contradict each other and somehow in early sketches he kept looking too old. When I saw Simon Pegg in Spaced I thought he captured that balance perfectly." Pegg knew he was too old to play the character himself, but was happy to play his father.

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