What happens to the blood that gets on the T-1000?

2017-12-15 09:29:37

When the T-1000 slays someone, as it does John's stepfather or the trucker, does the blood from its victims get absorbed into the terminator's body, or is it eliminated somehow?

This isn't addressed in the film (on the three occasions when the T-1000 kills with a bladed weapon, the blood simply disappears when it turns back into its policeman form), nor the novelisation (there's no mention of the blood being absorbed or dripped whatsoever) nor the script:

The spike is withdrawn -- SWIISHHTT! -- so rapidly, Todd is actually

standing there a second before he slumps out of sight. THUMP. Janelle doesn't bat an eye as the spike smoothly changes shape and

color, transforming back into a hand, and then JANELLE CHANGES rapidly into the COP we now know as the T-1000. The change has liquid

quality.

Since the T-1000 can apparently make its metal skin non-porous it seems likely that the blood simply dropped onto the floor when it changed back into i

  • This isn't addressed in the film (on the three occasions when the T-1000 kills with a bladed weapon, the blood simply disappears when it turns back into its policeman form), nor the novelisation (there's no mention of the blood being absorbed or dripped whatsoever) nor the script:

    The spike is withdrawn -- SWIISHHTT! -- so rapidly, Todd is actually

    standing there a second before he slumps out of sight. THUMP. Janelle doesn't bat an eye as the spike smoothly changes shape and

    color, transforming back into a hand, and then JANELLE CHANGES rapidly into the COP we now know as the T-1000. The change has liquid

    quality.

    Since the T-1000 can apparently make its metal skin non-porous it seems likely that the blood simply dropped onto the floor when it changed back into its base state.

    2017-12-15 10:18:19