History YMMV / TheRockyHorrorPictureShow

4th Aug '17 6:47:58 PM Colin266
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** Also, [[spoiler:Frank's much more brutal killing of Eddie.]]
1st Aug '17 1:29:55 AM TheJayman49
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Depending on which fanfic you read, Dr. Frank N Furter is either A.) An abusive, psychotic, heartless jerk who only manipulates and hurts (both physically and emotionally) other people for his own personal amusement or B.) A misunderstood person who only acts the way he does due to some mysterious past tragedy.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:
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Depending on which fanfic you read, Dr. Frank N Furter is either A.) An abusive, psychotic, heartless jerk who only manipulates and hurts (both physically and emotionally) other people for his own personal amusement or B.) A misunderstood person who only acts the way he does due to some mysterious past tragedy.



** Many fans try to present Riff Raff and Magenta as being far more worthy of pity than they are in the film. Yes, the ''same'' Riff Raff and Magenta who [[spoiler:kill Rocky, Frank, and Columbia]] out of pure spite.

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** Many fans try to present Riff Raff and Magenta as being far more worthy of pity than they are in the film. Yes, the ''same'' Riff Raff and Magenta who [[spoiler:kill [[spoiler:killed Rocky, Frank, and Columbia]] out of pure spite.



* EvilIsSexy: Frank is sexy. This can be attested to by every fan of this movie.

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* EvilIsSexy: EvilIsSexy:
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Frank is sexy. This can be attested to by every fan of this movie.



* HilariousInHindsight: During ''Science Fiction Double Feature'', Richard O'Brien sings about Franchise/FlashGordon being there in silver underwear. Five years later O'Brien went on to play Fico in the [[Film/FlashGordon1980 movie]].

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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During ''Science Fiction Double Feature'', Richard O'Brien sings about Franchise/FlashGordon being there in silver underwear. Five years later O'Brien went on to play Fico in the [[Film/FlashGordon1980 movie]].



* IAmNotShazam: Rocky is only call ''Rocky Horror'' in the credits and the comic book. The movie just calls him ''Rocky''.

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* IAmNotShazam: Rocky is only call called ''Rocky Horror'' in the credits and the comic book. The movie just calls him ''Rocky''.



* SignatureSong: ''Time Warp'' is the most well known song even among people who haven't seen the movie.

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* SignatureSong: ''Time Warp'' "Time Warp" is the most well known song even among people who haven't seen the movie.movie, with "Sweet Transvestite" coming in second.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: It might have been funnier to leave Columbia as a statue. She's treated so poorly throughout the film that getting turned to stone seems like a fitting end to her torment. Of course, that would have meant sacrificing her contribution to the floor show.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot:
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It might have been funnier to leave Columbia as a statue. She's treated so poorly throughout the film that getting turned to stone seems like a fitting end to her torment. Of course, that would have meant sacrificing her contribution to the floor show.



* ValuesDissonance: The reason why the film is polarizing in the LGBT community is the fact that [[{{Crossdresser}} Frank]] is portrayed as a perverted nutjob. Nowadays, you'll most likely be accused of homophobia by portraying a LGBT character this way.

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* ValuesDissonance: The reason why the film is polarizing in the LGBT community is the fact that [[{{Crossdresser}} Frank]] is portrayed as a perverted nutjob. Nowadays, you'll most likely be accused nutjob, something that is viewed today as a very negative stereotype of homophobia by portraying a LGBT character this way.homo[=/=]transsexuals.
27th Jul '17 10:23:42 AM hullflyer
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* HypeBacklash: This movie is one acquired taste.

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* HypeBacklash: This movie is one hell of an acquired taste.
14th Jul '17 8:06:26 AM Premonition45
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** "Don't dream it, be [[Film/It1990 it]]."

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** "Don't "[[Film/It1990 Don't dream it, be [[Film/It1990 it]]."
2nd Jul '17 1:43:25 PM Eagal
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* ChaoticNeutral: Dr. Frank N Furter. Due to his hedonistic nature, he tends to do whatever he pleases without any second thought of the consequences. Then again, since those actions include murder and cannibalism, he's arguably ChaoticEvil.
24th Jun '17 7:18:53 PM Premonition45
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** "Don't dream it, be [[Film/It1990 it]]."
13th Jun '17 6:26:15 AM Bosco13
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* EveryoneIsSatanInHell: Isaac Weishaupt wrote a book called ''It's Just a Jump to the Left: The Unauthorized Guide to Occult Symbolism in the Rocky Horror Picture Show''.
21st May '17 10:48:32 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* ChaoticNeutral: Dr. Frank N Furter. Due to his hedonistic nature, he tends to do whatever he pleases without any second thought of the consequences. Then again, since those actions include murder and cannibalism, he's arguably ChaoticEvil.
9th May '17 8:19:01 PM TheJayman49
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* AdaptationDisplacement: In America at least, hardly anyone has heard of the Musical/Stageshow. However it's pretty popular in the UK.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: In America at least, where hardly anyone has heard of the Musical/Stageshow. However However, it's pretty popular in the its native UK.



%%** "I see you shiver with antici...pation.

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%%** "I see you shiver with antici... pation.


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* MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales:
** A lot of British people like the film due to most of the cast being British. Also, performances of the original stage show (''The Rocky Horror Show'') are more common in the UK than the US, where showings of the movie with shadowcasts are more common than the stage show.
** The movie also has a sizable LGBTFanbase.


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* ValuesDissonance: The reason why the film is polarizing in the LGBT community is the fact that [[{{Crossdresser}} Frank]] is portrayed as a perverted nutjob. Nowadays, you'll most likely be accused of homophobia by portraying a LGBT character this way.
9th May '17 11:10:33 AM Bosco13
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** During ''Dammit Janet'', the audience often shouts [[/note]]As Janet singing to Brad[[/note]] "That you fuck Mom and you blow Dad.". ''Film/ShockTreatment'' reveals Harry Weiss to be a HeteronormativeCrusader who thinks "Faggots are Maggots" and gets so uncomfortable when gay people are mentioned that he has to leave the room.

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** During ''Dammit Janet'', the audience often shouts [[/note]]As [[note]]As Janet singing to Brad[[/note]] "That you fuck Mom and you blow Dad.". ''Film/ShockTreatment'' reveals Harry Weiss to be a HeteronormativeCrusader who thinks "Faggots are Maggots" and gets so uncomfortable when gay people are mentioned that he has to leave the room.
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