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The Bennings-Thing is a minor antagonist in the 1982 American horror film The Thing.

Left alone with the burnt corpse of the Kennel-Thing, George Bennings is quickly assimilated by the Thing, the resulting imitation fleeing from the outpost.

Appearance

The Bennings-Thing resembles the normal George Bennings, but its hands are horribly bloody and deformed and its fingers are abnormally long.

Powers and Abilities

The Bennings-Thing possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Mimicry

Fate

The Bennings-Thing is killed after Macready burns it alive.

Trivia

  • It is unknown how the Thing managed to assimilate Benning so quickly; it had to have done so in the span of ten or so minutes.

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