character in the movie Aliens played by Lance Henriksen and definitely the coolest
character in the movie apart from Ripley. Bishop is initially mistrusted by Ripley because he is an android
and in Alien
Ripley was betrayed by another android
(Ash). But Bishop turns out to be good
and Ripley relents. One of the best bits is when
Bishop puts his hand on top of another character's and stabs the gaps between
his fingers with
a knife at superhuman speeds. Also Bishop appears to have an alien burst
out of his chest like Kane in the first
film but it is actually the Alien
Queen stabbing him with
her tail. Awesome film. Awesome character.
Bishop: Bishop is puzzled by Ripley's reaction towards him
Is there a problem?
Burke: I'm sorry... I don't know
why I even... Ripley's last trip out, the syn... the artificial person
Burke: ...there were problems and a few deaths were involved.
Bishop: I'm shocked. Was it an older model?
Burke: The Hyperdine System's 120-A2.
Bishop: That explains
it then. The A2s were always a bit twitchy. That could never happen now with
our behavioral inhibitors. It is impossible for me to harm or by omission of action, allow to be harmed, a human