History Film / ShockTreatment

17th May '17 8:02:30 AM Bosco13
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** Also Richard O'Brien disowned this movie as "an abortion" not long after it cam out, attempted sequels like ''RevengeOfTheOldQueen'' and ''Rocky Horror: The Second Coming'' seem to ignore it.

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** Also Richard O'Brien disowned this movie as "an abortion" not long after it cam out, attempted sequels like ''RevengeOfTheOldQueen'' ''Film/RevengeOfTheOldQueen'' and ''Rocky Horror: The Second Coming'' seem to ignore it.
17th May '17 8:01:21 AM Bosco13
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* TheAce: In "Farley's Song", he keeps referring to himself as an ace rather than a king.



* AlliterativeName: Farley Flavors.
** Most of DTV's shows have names like this; ''Denton Dossier'',''Faith Factory'', ''Happy Homes'', ''Window On The World'' and ''Marriage Maze''.

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* AlliterativeName: Farley Flavors.
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Most of DTV's shows have names like this; ''Denton Dossier'',''Faith Factory'', ''Happy Homes'', ''Window On The World'' and ''Marriage Maze''.



* BaitAndSwitch: Everybody stands when Ralph announces the president. Then sit back down again when they realize it's the president of ''[[HonestJohnsDealership Lapsey Autos]]''.



* BreakupSong: "In My Own Way" is sung by Janet to Brad while he's sedated in Dentonvale.
* BrotherSisterIncest: Between Cosmo and Nation [[spoiler:Justified because they're only actors pretending to be brother and sister.]]



* CampStraight: Cosmo must be straight or at least bi as he sleeps with Nation but in "Little Black Dress" he sings about how his favourite thing to do as a child was to make and wear women's clothes. Though this song was originally intended to be sung by Dr Frank N. Furter in an earlier draft.



* CelebrityIsOverrated: Partially due to realizing this trope, [[spoiler: it doesn't take much for Janet to choose Brad over Farley in the end.]]
* CharacterNameAlias: [[spoiler: Cosmo and Nation]] use these.



* ChekhovsSkill: Betty is ''really'' good at picking locks. Becomes a BrickJoke when she hotwires the convertible at the end.



* CloudCuckoolander: Without a script or orders from Farley, Bert Schnick tends to drift into his own world.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Farley seems to be doing this near the end of "Me of Me".
* DecoyProtagonist: Listening to the OpeningNarration, you'd think Farley was the main character.



* DoubleTake: Ralph does this when Bert mutters that Brad and Janet should be sent down the Danube at dawn.



* EvilTwin: Turns out that [[spoiler:Farley Flavors is Brad's long-lost twin]].



* FullyClothedNudity: Taken to a ridiculous extreme when Janet's father sees her after she becomes a TV star.
-->'''Janet's father:''' "You're practically naked!"
-->'''TheCinemaSnob:''' "Um.... except for that black dress that's covering her entire body!"



* GratuitousGerman: During ''Little Black Dress'', Bert sings "Ever since I was the ein klein herren". Which translates as "a small man".
* GreekChorus: Farley spends most of the movie before the end watching everybody else on OminousMultipleScreens.
* HairpinLockpick: Betty is extremely handy with one.



* HassleFreeHotwire: Betty can somehow hotwire a car with her hairpin by sticking it under the hood.



* OminousMultipleScreens: Farley's office.



* ThePeepingTom: The first clue we get that Bert isn't really blind, is Nation catching him watching Janet in the shower.



* TheRenfield: Bert Schnick.



* ShoePhone: Bert's walking stick doubles as a phone/radio that he can use to talk to Farley.



* SmugSnake: Ralph Hapschatt, who loves lording his success over his ex-wife Betty. [[spoiler: He loses his new girlfriend Macy to Farley -- ''that's'' the difference between the Smug Snake and the Magnificent Bastard.]]



* ThoseWackyNazis: Bert Schnick. Aside from being an obvious {{Homage}} to [[Film/DrStrangelove Dr. Strangelove]][[note]]It shows great restraint that he never said "Mein Fuhrer, I can see!"[[/note]], he mentions being sent to the Danube as a punishment as well as some GratuitousGerman.
* ThrowingOffTheDisability: Bert's blindness is ObfuscatingDisability, but he stops wearing the dark glasses and pretends to be cured during the title song and claims the "miracle" is all thanks to Farley and company during the ''Faith Factory'' telecast.
* TitleThemeTune: The song "Shock Treatment".



* VillainSong: Farley has the aptly titled "Farley's Song".



* WomensMysteries: Betty can pick locks and fix cars with just her hair pin.
9th May '17 10:46:13 AM Bosco13
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9th May '17 10:36:21 AM Bosco13
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* AlanSmithee: Jim Sharman applied to have this movie credited to Alan Smithee but was turned down.
2nd May '17 9:04:29 AM Bosco13
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* CanonDiscontinuity: It helps that no attempt appears to be made at all to tie the plot of this film in with ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''. To be fair, it's presented as a SpiritualSequel rather than a direct sequel, albeit with some of the same characters from the previous movie. (And even then 'Brad' and 'Janet' are such common names one could easily presume Richard O'Brian just likes those names and reused them - except for the fact their surname is Majors. Also Betty Hapschatt and Ralph Monroe were characters from ''RHPS'' too.)

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* CanonDiscontinuity: It helps that no attempt appears to be made at all to tie the plot of this film in with ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''. To be fair, it's presented as a SpiritualSequel rather than a direct sequel, albeit with some of the same characters from the previous movie. (And even then 'Brad' and 'Janet' are such common names one could easily presume Richard O'Brian just likes those names and reused them - except for the fact their surname is Majors. Also Betty Munroe and Ralph Hapschatt and Ralph Monroe were characters from ''RHPS'' too.)
2nd May '17 8:36:02 AM Bosco13
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** Bert refers to Cosmo and Nation as "neuro-specialist ''par excellence''.".
2nd May '17 8:32:13 AM Bosco13
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* CreepyGasStationAttendent: Kirk was a mild version of this in an early script, making perverted remarks about Janet while serving her father. In the finished movie he works at a coffee stand but still makes the same comments.

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* CreepyGasStationAttendent: CreepyGasStationAttendant: Kirk was a mild version of this in an early script, making perverted remarks about Janet while serving her father. In the finished movie he works at a coffee stand but still makes the same comments.
2nd May '17 8:31:26 AM Bosco13
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* CreepyGasStationAttendent: Kirk was a mild version of this in an early script, making perverted remarks about Janet while serving her father. In the finished movie he works at a coffee stand but still makes the same comments.
18th Apr '17 9:00:38 AM Bosco13
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* BaitAndSwitch: Everybody stands when Ralph announces the president. Then sit back down again when they realize it's the president of ''[[HonestJohnsDealership Lapsey Autos]]''

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* BaitAndSwitch: Everybody stands when Ralph announces the president. Then sit back down again when they realize it's the president of ''[[HonestJohnsDealership Lapsey Autos]]''Autos]]''.
18th Apr '17 9:00:00 AM Bosco13
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* BaitAndSwitch: Everybody stands when Ralph announces the president. Then sit back down again when they realize it's the president of ''[[HonestJohnsDealership Lapsey Autos]]''
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