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What happened to the original bodies in Invasion of the Body Snatchers?

In the book by Jack Finney, the original bodies would decompose into their composite atoms as the pod duplicated the atomic bonds. Chapter 16: “Yes, Doctor Bennell, your body contains a pattern, all ...
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In the 1993 Body Snatchers movie, why does Marti have a stepmother?

About 29 minutes into the runtime, Marti states that her mother died when she (Marti) was seven years old. MARTI: I was, uh, seven when she died. I didn't expect my dad to get married again. Stupid, ...
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What is Dr. Kibner wearing on his hand (and why)?

As the OP mentions in the question, there are plenty of out-of-universe statements regarding the glove, such as this one from Nimoy himself: NIMOY: We were looking for something that the character ...
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What happened to the original bodies in Invasion of the Body Snatchers?

The original film does NOT have the original bodies disappear when the process is successful. We know this from the cave where the doc and lady friend are on the run. The doc leaves the human woman in ...
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers - rationale

In the novel their one purpose is 'to survive' p224, and they return to space looking for a less 'fierce and inhospitable planet' The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney (1955) Chapter 21, p223. [While the ...
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What is Dr. Kibner wearing on his hand (and why)?

Well, given that Leonard Nimoy is a famous Jewish man and it is on the correct hand for a tefillin or phylactery. It seems more likely than not he was expressing a part of himself that would have been ...
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