72 – Top 5 Aliens

November 6, 2019

We Rank in Peace, Earthlings.

Space. Another frontier of fictional characters we have not yet fully explored on Ranked yet. As we try to still discover life outside our small little blue planet called Earth in the real world, we can at least rely on fiction to come up with some other worldly creatures to pit against each other on a Top 5 list. Join Tuong La and Exotic Extraterrestials Rich Hilborn, Chelsea Fahey, and Angus MacDonald as they beam up and probe out a Top 5 Aliens list.

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Ground Rules

  • Pulling from all mediums of fiction (ie books, movies, tv, video games, etc.)
  • Nominating a specific alien but when you can’t you nominate the species.
  • Ranking on the merits of both the specific alien and the species of alien. In other words, when discussion of the character gets exhausted, must lean on the alien aspects of the character to make your case
  • Another “plane” or “dimension” does not usually mean it’s alien ie A demon is not an alien
  • Our definition of Alien is “not of this world”.
  • Hybrids of Aliens can count. ie can have human DNA
  • Nominations that are more inherently “alien” get the edge over nominations that are basically human-like

*Spoilers* Below is our Top 5 list from this episode as well as our own personal unordered  lists.

Group Top 5

5. Goku (Dragon Ball Z – Saiyan)

4.Optimus Prime (Transformers – Cybertronian)

3. Stitch (Lilo & Stitch – Experiment 626)

2. Chewbacca (Star Wars – Wookies)

1. Xenomorphs (Alien)

Tuong’s List

  • Xenomorph (Alien)
  • Chewbacca (Star Wars- Wookie)
  • Goku (Dragon Ball Z – Saiyan)
  • E.T
  • The Thing
  • Pizza Planet Aliens (Toy Story)
  • Kang & Kodos (The Simpsons)
  • The Na’vi (Avatar – Na’vi)
  • Prawns (District 9)
  • Any of the aliens in Mass Effect (Salarian, Turian, Korgan, Quarians, Asari, etc.)
  • Space Invaders
  • Darkseid (DC Comics – Apokoliptans)
  • Mr. Burns (The Simpsons in episode “The Springfield Files”
  • Venom Symbiote
  • Metroid
  • Piccolo (Dragon Ball Z – Namekian)
  • Lying Cat (Saga)
  • Prince Robot IV (Saga)
  • Beta Ray Bill (Marvel – Korbinite)
  • XCOM Aliens
  • Arrival Aliens
  • Thanos (Marvel – Titan)

Rich’s List

  • Ax – (Animorphs – Andalite)
  • Superman/Kal-El (DC Comics – Kryptonian)
  • Dr. Who (Dr. Who – Time Lord)
  • Q (Star Trek – Q)
  • Steven Universe (Steven Universe – Gem/human hybrid)
  • Trance Gemini (Andromeda -Solar Avatar of Tarn Vedra)
  • Space Orcs (Warhammer 40k)
  • Spock (Star Trek – Vulcans)
  • Taelons (Earth: Final Conflict)
  • Thor (Thor – Asgardian)
  • Quark (Deep Space Nine –  Ferengi)
  • Zerg and Protoss (Starcraft)

Chelsea’s List

  • Stitch (Lilo & Stitch – Experiment 626)
  • Alf (Alf – Melmac)
  • Marvin the Martian (Looney Tunes – Martian from Mars)
  • Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy – Groot)
  • Mork (Mork & Mindy – From planet Ork)
  • Body Snatchers
  • Cromulons (Rick & Morty)
  • Klingons (Star Trek)
  • All Men in Black aliens
  • The Nerdlucks (Space Jam)
  • Yoda (Star Wars)

Angus’s List

  • Predators (Predator – Yautja)
  • Optimus Prime (Transformers – Cybertronian)
  • Dr. Zoidberg (Futurama – Decapodian)
  • Garrus Vakarian (Mass Effect – Turian)
  • Krombopulos Michael (Rick & Morty – Gromflomite)
  • Jeff (People from Earth)
  • Ewoks (Star Wars – Ewoks)
  • General Ackbar (Star Wars – Mon Calamari)
  • The Martian (Mars Attacks)
  • Slurms Mackenzi (Futurama – Slurm Worm)
  • Neutral Aliens (Futurama)
  • Mordin Solus (Mass Effect – Salarian)
  • The Hive (Destiny)
  • Boros (One Punch Man)

 

Special Guest List – Brendan Knowles

  • The Na’vi (Avatar – Na’v)i)
  • Piggies – (Enders Game)
  • Starship Trooper Aliens
  • Avatar Aliens
  • Cloverfield Aliens
  • MIB Aliens
  • Prawns (District 9)

 

 

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