History Characters / TheRockyHorrorPictureShow

23rd Jun '16 7:39:47 PM nombretomado
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Frank is a MadScientist bent on creating the "perfect man," which he succeeds in doing so by creating Rocky. He's something of the antagonist of the film, causing all sorts of trouble for Brad and Janet. In the end, he's killed by Riff Raff. StarMakingRole for TimCurry.


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Frank is a MadScientist bent on creating the "perfect man," which he succeeds in doing so by creating Rocky. He's something of the antagonist of the film, causing all sorts of trouble for Brad and Janet. In the end, he's killed by Riff Raff. StarMakingRole for TimCurry.

Creator/TimCurry.




* RemakeCameo: He'll be played by TimCurry in the remake.

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* RemakeCameo: He'll be played by TimCurry Creator/TimCurry in the remake.
17th Jun '16 11:53:02 PM Brandon
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* ContrivedCoincidence: Richard O'Brien points out in the commentary that nothing actually happens to make Eddie come out of the freezer,and that he should have made Frank accidentally hit against a button or something. In stage plays, Columbia is how accidentally opening the freezer door, and discovering Eddie.

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* ContrivedCoincidence: Richard O'Brien points out in the commentary that nothing actually happens to make Eddie come out of the freezer,and freezer, and that he should have made Frank accidentally hit against a button or something. In stage plays, Columbia is how shown accidentally opening the freezer door, and discovering Eddie.
17th Jun '16 11:52:09 PM Brandon
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* ContrivedCoincidence: Richard O'Brien points out in the commentary that nothing actually happens to make Eddie come out of the freezer,and that he should have made Frank accidentally hit against a button or something.

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* ContrivedCoincidence: Richard O'Brien points out in the commentary that nothing actually happens to make Eddie come out of the freezer,and that he should have made Frank accidentally hit against a button or something. In stage plays, Columbia is how accidentally opening the freezer door, and discovering Eddie.
16th Jun '16 9:34:37 AM Bosco13
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* ICantFeelMyLegs: Says this after Frank paralyses him.



* ICantFeelMyLegs: Brad quotes this trope after Frank paralyses them, Dr Scott then complains that he can't feel his wheels.

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* ICantFeelMyLegs: Brad quotes this trope after After Frank paralyses them, them all, Dr Scott then complains that he can't feel move his wheels.
15th Jun '16 7:14:17 AM CaptainTedium
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* SuperfluousSolo: [[CutSong Once In A While]].



* ActingForTwo: In the play she's almost always played by the same actress as the Usherette.



* YouLookFamiliar: Little Nell plays [[HelloNurse Nurse Ansalong]] in ShockTreatment.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Little Nell plays [[HelloNurse Nurse Ansalong]] in ShockTreatment.
15th Jun '16 7:12:29 AM CaptainTedium
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* ActingForTwo: In ''ShockTreatment'' Cliff De Young also plays [[spoiler: Brad's long lost brother Farley Flavors.]]



* BiggusDickus: According to Frank.

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* BiggusDickus: BiggerIsBetterInBed: According to Frank.



%% * BiTheWay

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%% * BiTheWayBiTheWay: Is attracted to Janet, but gets seduced by Frank.



* CutSong: "Once in a While," featured in the stageshow. For the film the song was to have been sung by Brad after his... erm... [[HoYay encounter]] with Frank. Footage was shot for it but left out of the film; a "reconstruction" using the footage and other bits from the movie has appeared as an extra feature on every home release of the film since the 1995 UsefulNotes/LaserDisc edition.



* DesignatedHero: The credits refer to him as "A Hero" but he doesn't do anything particularly good. You could call him neutral at best.



* TheOtherDarrin: Is played by Cliff De Young in ''Shock Treatment''.



* BadGirlSong /IAmBecomingSong /IWantSong: "Toucha Toucha Toucha Touch Me"

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* BadGirlSong /IAmBecomingSong /IWantSong: "Toucha Toucha Toucha Touch Me"Me" has her sing about her libido and attraction to Rocky.



* [[DesignatedHero Designated Heroine]]: Like Brad, the credits call her "A Heroine" but she doesn't do anything good except comfort Rocky after Riff Raff hurts him.



* TheOtherDarrin: Is played by Jessica Harper in ''Shock Treatment''.



* AffablyEvil

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* AffablyEvilAffablyEvil: He murders Eddie and manipulates Brad and Janet into sleeping with him, but he's still quite charming.



* BigNo:right [[spoiler:before he is killed]].

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* BigNo:right [[spoiler:before he BigNo: Right before [[spoiler:he is killed]].



* DepravedBisexual

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* DepravedBisexualDepravedBisexual: He's not exactly mentally stable and he seduces both Brad and Janet.



* DyeingForYourArt: TimCurry dyed his hair blonde during the stage production.



* TheHeroSucksSong: "Planet, Schmanet, Janet".

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* TheHeroSucksSong: "Planet, Schmanet, Janet".Janet" mostly consists of him lambasting Janet.



* [[HumanAliens Human Alien]]

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* [[HumanAliens Human Alien]]HumanAliens: He comes from another planet but looks like an ordinary human.



* VillainousCrossdresser

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* VillainousCrossdresserVillainousCrossdresser: He wears stockings and lingerie.



* TheDogBitesBack

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* TheDogBitesBackTheDogBitesBack: He eventually kills Frank for the abuse he suffered from him.



* [[HumanAliens Human Alien]]
* TheIgor

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* [[HumanAliens Human Alien]]
HumanAliens: He comes from the planet Transylvania and looks like a normal human being.
* TheIgorTheIgor: He is Frank's lab assistant.



* KarmaHoudini

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* KarmaHoudiniKarmaHoudini: Doesn't get punished for killing Frank.



%% * TheStarscream
* YouLookFamiliar: Richard O'Brien played Dr Cosmo Mc Kinley in ShockTreatment.

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%% * TheStarscream
* YouLookFamiliar: Richard O'Brien played Dr Cosmo Mc Kinley in ShockTreatment.
TheStarscream: He eventually turns on Frank.



* [[HumanAliens Human Alien]]

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* [[HumanAliens Human Alien]]HumanAliens: She's from the planet Transylvania and looks just like a human would.



* YouLookFamiliar: Patricia Quinn plays Dr Nation Mc Kinley in ''Shock Treatment''.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Patricia Quinn plays Dr Nation Mc Kinley in ''Shock Treatment''.



* ArtificialHuman

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* ArtificialHumanArtificialHuman: Created from scratch by Frank.



* BornAsAnAdult

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* BornAsAnAdultBornAsAnAdult: He's a fully grown adult when brought to life and even states in "Rose Tint My World" that he's just seven hours old.



* IAmNotShazam: The credits and the [[ComicBookAdaptation comic book]] call him Rocky Horror but in the movie he's just Rocky.



* ActingForTwo: Most versions of the play have him and Eddie played by the same actor.



* GeniusCripple

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* GeniusCrippleGeniusCripple: He's in a wheelchair.



* ActingForTwo: Most versions of the play have him and Dr Scott played by the same actor.
%% * BadassBiker

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* ActingForTwo: Most versions of the play have him and Dr Scott played by the same actor.
%% * BadassBiker
BadassBiker: He rides on a motorcycle.



%% * HellBentForLeather
%% * HotbloodedSideburns

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%% * HellBentForLeather
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HellBentForLeather: He wears a leather jacket.
* HotbloodedSideburnsHotbloodedSideburns: He has sideburns and is quite ecstatic.



* TooCoolToLive: Frank definitely thought so.

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* TooCoolToLive: Frank definitely thought so.



%% * MrExposition

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%% * MrExpositionMrExposition: Without him, it would be hard for the audience to understand what's going on.



* NietzscheWannabe: "And crawling on the planet's face, some insects called the human race, [[note]] [[ButtMonkey WHERE'S YOUR]] [[RunningGag FUCKING NECK?!]] [[/note]] lost in time, and [[note]]WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW?[[/note]] lost in space, and [[note]]WHAT DOES THIS FILM LACK?[[/note]]meaning."



* StrawNihilist: "And crawling on the planet's face, some insects called the human race, [[note]] [[ButtMonkey WHERE'S YOUR]] [[RunningGag FUCKING NECK?!]] [[/note]] lost in time, and [[note]]WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOW?[[/note]] lost in space, and [[note]]WHAT DOES THIS FILM LACK?[[/note]]meaning."



* YouLookFamiliar: Charles Gray plays Judge Oliver Wright in ShockTreatment.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Charles Gray plays Judge Oliver Wright in ShockTreatment.



* HumanAliens

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* HumanAliensHumanAliens: They are from planet Transylvania and look just like humans.



* NoNameGiven

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* NoNameGivenNoNameGiven: None of them are given any names.



* YouLookFamiliar: Some of the actors play members of the studio audience in ''ShockTreatment'' [[note]]Perry Bedden, Imogen Clare, and Rufus Collins [[/note]].

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* YouLookFamiliar: Some of the actors play members of the studio audience in ''ShockTreatment'' [[note]]Perry Bedden, Imogen Clare, and Rufus Collins [[/note]].
9th Jun '16 4:56:31 PM nombretomado
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A list of the major characters in the film ''TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.

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A list of the major characters in the film ''TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.
''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.
19th May '16 12:51:56 AM Bosco13
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* GeniusCripple
18th May '16 7:15:06 AM Bosco13
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* RaceLift: Will be black in the remake.
5th May '16 9:07:58 AM Bosco13
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* SesquipedalianLoquaciousness: In the sequel's song "Bitchin' In The Kitchen", she refers to an alarm clock as a "micro digital awaker".
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