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4.5 Why does the T-1000 change back to the policeman at Pescadero State Hospital? (The Terminator)




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This article is from the The Terminator FAQ, by Karsten A. Loepelmann kloepel@connect.ab.ca with numerous contributions by others.

4.5 Why does the T-1000 change back to the policeman at Pescadero State Hospital? (The Terminator)

It may be that it requires more energy to mimic an object than to just keep
the default form. When the T-1000 was transported to 1995, it had a default
humanoid form, and that is the one it kept throughout the movie. It did *not*
copy the form the unfortunate officer Austin who discovered it--it only
copied
the uniform, apparently.

The T2 Annotated Screenplay (see section 7.1) notes that being a policeman
gives the T-1000 a large degree of leeway, thus is a default; also,
maintaining the same form allows the audience to recognize the character.

 

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