This Chestburster in a Can is a Perfect Sci-Fi April Fool's Alien Prank

By: Andrew Sztein - Published: • References: thinkgeek & laughingsquid
This alien prank brings back fond memories of the horrfying scene in the 1979 classic 'Alien,' when a blood thirsty parasitic creature gruesomely emerges from the chest of a hapless space trucker.

You can relive that terrifying moment in a hilarious fashion over and over again this April Fool's day with the 'Chestburster-in-a-Can,' a must for any fan of sci-fi horror or anyone looking for a good alien prank. What really makes this prank shine is the attention to detail. From the reference to cornbread from 'Aliens' to the Weyland-Yutani logo on the side of the can, this is clearly a toy made by Alien fans for Alien fans.

As the ThinkGeek page for the product perfectly puts it, "The chestburster is plush with an internal spring, so it won't hurt too much if it accidentally hits them in the face, so it's a great way to haze the new recruit, spice up the officer's mess, and create general havoc in small, dark ships where crew members keep disappearing only to be replaced by bubbling pools of acidic blood and drool. Fun!" Stats for Canned Alien Pranks Trending: Older & Chilly
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