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30th Dec '15 3:12:25 PM Morgenthaler
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* PossessionBurnout: The reason why the evil alien needs to switch bodies much more frequently than its good counterpart is because of the drastic wear and tear it inflicts on its hosts. When it possesses an old man with a stomach ailment, it actually has trouble keeping it alive and simply covers its wounds with duct tape. It bleeds out within minutes after he ditches it for a younger one.
21st Dec '15 6:47:49 AM appealus
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:The evil alien is finally destroyed by Gallagher, but officer Thomas Beck is killed in the process. The good alien transfers his essence to his parter's dying body to ensure that his family won't be left alone.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:The evil alien is finally destroyed by Gallagher, but officer Thomas Beck is killed in the process. The good alien transfers his essence to his parter's partner's dying body to ensure that his family won't be left alone.]]



* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Tom Beck, who is fatally wounded by the alien-possessed Willis close to the climax, leaving Gallagher to the save the day an complete his mission to destroy the alien BigBad. Beck later dies in the hospital in the aftermath and Gallagher himself later transferred into his body to make sure Beck's family would not be alone without him in their lives.]]

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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Tom Beck, who is fatally wounded by the alien-possessed Willis close to the climax, leaving Gallagher to the save the day an and complete his mission to destroy the alien BigBad. Beck later dies in the hospital in the aftermath and Gallagher himself later transferred into his body to make sure Beck's family would not be alone without him in their lives.]]



-->He killed twelve people, wounded twenty three more, stole six cars, most of them Ferraris. Robbed eight banks, six supermarkets, four jewelery stores and a candy shop. Six of the ones he killed he carved up with a butcher knife. Two of them were kids. He did all that in two weeks. If anyone deserves to go that way, it sure in the hell was him!
* ManIFeelLikeAWoman: The villain is a parasitic alien who jumps around between various human bodies. All are male, except for one, a stripper played by Claudia Christian. As soon as the alien makes the switch, he reaches down and ... you know the rest.

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-->He killed twelve people, wounded twenty three more, stole six cars, most of them Ferraris. Robbed eight banks, six supermarkets, four jewelery jewelry stores and a candy shop. Six of the ones he killed he carved up with a butcher knife. Two of them were kids. He did all that in two weeks. If anyone deserves to go that way, it sure in the hell was him!
* ManIFeelLikeAWoman: The villain is a parasitic alien who jumps around between various human bodies. All are male, except for one, a stripper played by Claudia Christian. As soon as the alien makes the switch, he it reaches down and ... you know the rest.



* OutWithABang: While possessing the body of a stripper, the PuppeteerParasite-like alien screws a man to death in the parking lot. It's a bit unclear exactly how this is done, as there were no obvious wounds on the victim, nor does the alien seem able to literally consume a person's lifeforce.

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* OutWithABang: While possessing the body of a stripper, the PuppeteerParasite-like alien screws a man to death in the parking lot. It's a bit unclear exactly how this is done, as there were no obvious wounds on the victim, nor does the alien seem able to literally consume a person's lifeforce.life force.
8th Oct '15 9:00:04 PM Morgenthaler
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* ChaoticEvil: The alien criminal is a spree - killer who loves commit mass murderers and some robberies simply for the thrill. Towards the end he decides to change this by possessing the senator's body and thus possiblly conquer Earth.
8th Oct '15 11:50:09 AM ST89
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* ChaoticEvil: The alien criminal is a spree - killer who loves commit mass murderers and some robberies simply for the thrill. Towards the end he decides to change this by possessing the senator's body and thus possiblly conquer Earth.
8th Oct '15 1:00:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* RapeDiscretionShot: Subverted. The parasite uses his current body to assault a stripper after gaining an apparent interest in sexy women before the shot cuts away. It would hardly be out of character for a thrill-seeking spree killer to turn to sexual violence, but it turns out he was more interested in [[GrandTheftMe taking over her body]].

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* RapeDiscretionShot: Subverted. The parasite uses his current body to assault a stripper after gaining an apparent interest in sexy women before the shot cuts away. It would hardly be out of character for a thrill-seeking spree killer to turn to sexual violence, but it turns out he was more interested in [[GrandTheftMe taking over her body]]. It does, however, literally screw another guy to death in the stripper's body.
8th Oct '15 12:52:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* RapeDiscretionShot: Subverted. The parasite uses his current body to assault a stripper after gaining an apparent interest in sexy women before the shot cuts away. It would hardly be out of character for a thrill-seeking spree killer to turn to sexual violence, but it turns out he was more interested in [[GrandTheftMe taking over her body]].
8th Oct '15 12:40:40 AM Morgenthaler
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* BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad: When the evil parasite inspects a warehouse storing guns and stolen antiques belonging to some criminal he just murdered, he turns on a record player which proceeds to play a folksy jingle. After listening to it for a few seconds he angrily destroys the record; his evil taste in music apparently doesn't extend beyond death metal.
7th Oct '15 10:33:32 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: Soon after taking over the senator's body, the alien is greeted with applause after simply saying that it wants to be president.
7th Oct '15 10:08:52 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Tom Beck, who is fatally wounded by the alien-possessed Willis close to the climax, leaving Gallagher to the save the day an complete his mission to destroy the alien BigBad. Beck later dies in the hospital in the aftermath and Gallagher himself later transferred into his body to make sure Beck's family would not be alone without him in their lives.]]
7th Oct '15 9:46:42 PM jeffreyloonychen
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* DarkActionGirl: The stripper, due to the alien pulling a BodySurf on her.
* DirtyCop: [[spoiler:[[DaChief Lt. John Masterson]] and [[CowboyCop Det. Cliff Willis]] unwillingly border on this due to the alien villain possessing them to get close to its targets.]]



* EvilIsPetty: The alien criminal is basically, if not an AxCrazy SerialKiller, a small-time crook who loves to commit robberies ForTheEvulz. However, when it targets Senator Holt, it upgrades its agenda and decides to turn from a petty thief to a terrorist to embark on becoming PresidentEvil.
* EvilOldFolks: The alien inhabiting Jonathan Miller fulfills this.




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* TerroristsWithoutACause: The alien criminal seeks to become this by taking over a senator's body to make a breakthrough in pulling off the biggest intergalactic crime of its life.
* VillainSong: While the alien BigBad does not have one, the in-universe heavy metal music it listens to reflects on its destructive, yet daredevil lifestyle and one from a car radio which its lyrics reflects on the alien getting use to inhabiting a female body.
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