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Weird pterodactyl creature inside David's lab

Weird pterodactyl creature inside David's lab

Dark Nebula

Nov-06-2017 12:58 PM

Idk if this was discussed before.

So this is from short Alien: Covenant fan film

The thing we haven't really seen on David's desk in the actual movie.

Original source:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BX0vjGkA_or/?tagged=aliencovenant

Original source:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BXy66sZldv0/?tagged=aliencovenant

For a moment I thought it was Rodan.

And for some reason I want it.

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

17 Responses to Weird pterodactyl creature inside David's lab

Lawrence of Arabia

Nov-06-2017 1:10 PM

H.R.Giger's original chestburster design. Cool that Ridley includes little easter eggs into canon.

"The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts."

Ati

Nov-06-2017 1:35 PM

Lawrence of Arabia - The same burster from the Alien mural:

But the AC version has a different head, no doubt.

Ati

Nov-06-2017 1:41 PM

Yes, its head is covered by its body in the movie:

Ati

Nov-06-2017 1:43 PM

LOL, look at that face! :D

Dark Nebula

Nov-06-2017 2:26 PM

Yep, Giger's first attempt at chestburster. He was inspired by Francis Bacon's Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion c.1944

The AC one's head looks like that of a pterodactyl, has elongated limbs and its chest resembles Engineer's pressure suit a bit.

Looking at that image you shared Ati, in the film it looks like its chest is wide opened but in these Instagram images, it looks intact. Weird.

For a moment it reminded me of a monkey thing from Prometheus fire and stone

 

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

Ati

Nov-06-2017 4:27 PM

Dark Nebula - 'Looking at that image you shared Ati, in the film it looks like its chest is wide opened but in these Instagram images, it looks intact.'

Yes. It's possible that it is similar to an action figure, you can play with it, open the chest, etc. :) - as the images with the girls show it.

Scary!

:D

BigDave

Nov-07-2017 4:40 AM

Its hard to tell if this is the same creature?

Maybe there are more than one similar creature?  The one in Davids lab does look more like the Chicken/Turkey Burster.....  but maybe its the Pterodactyl but at a angle that hides the head?

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Davefried81

Nov-08-2017 7:51 AM

How did I miss this thread!?

Dark Nebula

Nov-08-2017 9:32 AM

@BigDave Maybe there was actually more than 1. We haven't really had a good look at it in the actual film because of the camera angle and lightning so it's hard to say, and that one looks dissected.

 

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

Dark Nebula

Nov-11-2017 11:31 AM

After checking out Adam Savage's tour of David's lab, I'm pretty sure there's 2 of these creatures, one lying on the table dissected and the other one in a bowl.

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

Ati

Nov-11-2017 12:24 PM

Dark Nebula

Hmmmm... Looks delicious. :)

Dark Nebula

Nov-11-2017 12:40 PM

It does look delicious.

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

dk

Nov-11-2017 4:26 PM

Chef Boiardavid.

dk

Nov-12-2017 1:43 PM

David's dish refined with some veg and wine. Low and slow.

 

Dark Nebula

Nov-12-2017 2:23 PM

Gordon Ramsay took a tour of David's kitchen. Didn't end very well.

If you know about who Gordon is talking. 

Another reason why David started hating humans.

That's when David stopped with cooking and started working on the perfect killing machine.

"Human heaven? Goodness, humans don't go to heaven.

Someone just made that up to prevent you from all going nuts."

- Kryten, Red Dwarf S3E06 "The Last Day"

Critters5

Nov-13-2017 7:45 AM

I hope they use some of Giger's ideas if we ever see more of the Engineer's society. For me Giger is Alien and the further you go from his designs and drawings the further it feels from Alien. There is just so much they can explore with this series if they just had more imagination. 

Thoughts_Dreams

Nov-13-2017 10:29 AM

Ha ha ha! I can't stop laughing at the Gordon Ramsay picture. It is effing hysterical!

I can sort of imagine him with his voice yelling that.

David is like "Pff, what ever you say man."

Thinking about his next step in the destruction of humanity, and all that because of Gordon Ramsey. :D

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