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The Deadly Spawn are the main antagonists of the 1983 American horror film The Deadly Spawn.

The Deadly Spawn are fast-breeding, toothy organisms that crash-landed on Earth in a meteorite before seeking refuge in the basement of a house.

Appearance

The Deadly Spawn are large pinkish-orange earthworm/slug-like creatures with multiple rows of sharp teeth. Some of them possess multiple heads, which can bud off into separate creatures.

Powers and Abilities

The Deadly Spawn possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Sharp teeth
  • Asexual reproduction
  • Burrowing

Fate

The "queen" alien is destroyed after it swallows a fake head rigged with explosives. The townspeople then gather together and kill the rest of the offspring.

The ending of the film reveals that a single gigantic alien has survived the events of the film.

Trivia

  • The main spawn puppets were made of rubber and controlled by unseen wires from below.

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