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Childs (Character)
from The Thing (1982)

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The Thing -- In the winter of 1982, a twelve-man research team at a remote Antarctic research station discovers an alien buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Soon unfrozen, the form-changing alien wreaks havoc, creates terror and begins killing the researchers one by one.

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Childs is a man with a hot temper, living in cold Antarctica on an extended army commission... See more »


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  1. The Thing (1982) Played by Keith David
    ... aka "John Carpenter's The Thing" - USA (complete title)

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From The Thing (1982)
[Holding the others at bay with a flamethrower, MacReady tosses a coil of rope amongst them]
Clark: What have you got in mind, MacReady?
MacReady: A little test. Windows, you and Palmer tie everybody down real tight.
Childs: What for?
MacReady: For your health!
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