WMG: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The greek gods were Transylvanians.They have changed since that time. But not too much.
The feature was thinly disguised as a morality play to homage The Hays Code-era gangster films.The ones that wouldn't be allowed onscreen unless the Villain Protagonists got their comeuppance (sometimes in no more than the last twenty seconds of the film).
The David statues were prototype Rockies, probably even more brainless than Rocky and made solely to be eye candy.Many people think they might be previous victims of the Medusa ray, but the fact that they are at least half over again the size of a normal or slightly tall human seems to debunk that. This guess makes that feasible.
Brad and Janet are meant to be.That's why all the potential sequels never got off the ground - they all counted on Bran and Janet being apart.
- BranxJanet OTP
- Does Brad know that Janet is cheating on him with some guy named "Bran"?
- I am now going to have to write a fanfic about Janet being in love with a guy named Bran...
- It's not a guy named Bran. Janet is in fact in a sexual relationship with corn bran, as in the cooking material.
- Look how far D and N are on your keyboard. My WMG is this is a troll entry.
- YOU'RE a troll entry.
- Now now, there is more than one keyboard layout in the world.
- YOUR FACE is a troll entry!
- Your MOM's a troll entry!
- I'd put my troll in her, all right...
- Your mom's face is a troll entry!
- WHAT THE HELL HAPPENS ON THIS WIKI?!
Transylvanians managed to intercept old B Movies on TV signals and mistook them for actual life on earth.The way Transylvanians dress and act seems to either resemble B movies so closely that its possible they strike a chord with something in Transyvanian culture. Some of them came to earth expecting what they saw in the movies and were distressed to find a bunch of Brad-and-Janet-like Muggles.
- Well, actually, in the unproduced sequel idea Revenge Of The Old Queen, it's revealed that that's how Transylvanian culture is in general. Yes, dressing in heels, corsets, and fishnets is considered normal to Transylvanians.
RHPS is actually an Educational Film for TransylvaniansThe criminologist is giving a lecture on the dangers of interacting with humans. Intended as a Scare 'Em Straight or even a political statement.
- Well, that would explain the ending speech the Criminologist makes. The only question is how he would have statements from all the people involved, unless....
The Criminologist is a Transylvanian living among humans, able to travel back to Transylvania at a moment's notice.Or, you know, he could be a Time Lord.
Columbia's verse in "Time Warp" is describing how Frank recruited her.This assumes she is human, of course. He may also have put her through tests or given her a gift that granted her Type V or VI Immortality, if the verse is saying that time literally means nothing to her any more rather than that the hedonistic culture of Castle Frank N. Furter means she no longer cares about the future.
Continuing the above theory, Columbia survives the film's end.Alone, betrayed, without a home, without money and immortal, she wanders the countryside until she ends up in the city of Gotham. With no other choice, she turns to a life of crime. After some time, she learns of a supervillain called The Joker, and in him she sees a replacement for the deceased Frank-n-Furter. She partners up with him, taking the name "Harley Quinn".
The anti-matter gun cannot kill humans.Proof of this is seen when Riff-Raff couldn't kill Rocky with the anti-matter gun no matter how many times he tried. The only way Riff-Raff could kill Rocky was by damaging the radio tower prop so it would collapse.
Continuing the above theory, Columbia faked her death because Riff-Raff told her to before he killed Frank and Rocky.During the song "I'm Going Home", Riff-Raff told Columbia offscreen that he was going to kill Frank, and wanted Columbia to play dead so that the humans would be dumb enough to think she actually died.
Rocky Horror Is About Growing Up
- Hear me out. At the beginning of the movie, Brad and Janet both start out completely innocent, with naive, childlike stupidity. They met this man, Frank N. Furter, with his strange tastes and culture, and are at first repulsed by it. Soon, however, they give in to pressure, mostly out of curiosity. While Janet finds out she likes it, Brad is confused more than ever by the way things happen. Soon, things are brought to their peak during the "Floor Show", where things get too wild. Frank, Rocky and Columbia are all killed because of their strange interests and behaviors, while Brad and Janet escape, either better or worse from their experience. The message is clear: Giving yourself over to pleasure can be good, but too much can lead to a bad end.
- That... is very clever.
Rocky is a Promethean.
- Probably a Galatea.
Frank N. Furter is somehow connected to the Doctor.I know what you're thinking: "Show X shares a trope or lookalike with show Y, stop spamming the WMG page." But think about it: The Time Warp may be analogous to the TARDIS moving. The mansion may be some sort of disguised TARDIS, or a different model. Frank N. Furter could be a surviving Gallifreyan or something, maybe a Doctor. (Sorry, I'm not totally down with all the Dr. Who history yet.) Columbia is/was a companion.
Magenta is Actually Magenta from Blue's CluesThat's why she owns the dogs - she misses being one herself. One of the Transylvanian machines accidently turned her human. And she stays with Frank and the others because she misses the crazy world that Blue's Clues takes place in, and this is the only subsitute she could find that was almost as insane. And this would also explain why Riff Raff and Magenta look nothing alike even though they claim to be siblings - he's covering for her. He probably doesn't want Frank to know that he turned a dog into a human, so he just claimed that she was his sister. This is also why Magenta really isn't seen as much in Blue's Clues in the newer episodes. If she's seen at all, they simply use a subsitute dog. However, they know that she won't be as convincing as the real Magenta, so they don't have her act much, but just throw her in the background when she's needed. it only◊ makes sense!
Planet Transylvania is in the Fifth Dimension, or vice versa.They're all a bunch of hypersexual singing sociopaths; perhaps Dr. Frank-N-Furter's work on Rocky places him as one of King Fausto's scientists, developing his "zombie army, zombie navy, zombie marine corps"..."you won't be laughing when the zombie space cadets are on the march!"
Frank's failed "mission" mentioned by Riff Raff is to see if the earthlings could help continue the Transylvanian race.Maybe the race is dying or having too many genetic mutations (if Riff and Magenta's situation note is at all common, it wouldn't be surprising), so Frank was sent to see if crossbreeding with earthlings would be a good option. But, instead of actually doing his job and reproducing (unless you count Rocky), he just fucked and Medusaed them all. Hence why Magenta and Riff are so desperate to go back to Transylvania—they feel like Frank isn't doing anything useful on Earth, so they may as well go home. Frank taking all the credit for making Rocky when it was really Riff Raff that did most of the work was just the last straw.
The whole movie is actually what the real life Columbia saw when she in a coma.
- Before you go "Oh no, not another 'This TV show/movie was actually a character's coma' theory!", I have a pretty good reason for this. We do not know a whole lot about Columbia in the film, besides that met Frank one day when a pick-up truck came up to her, that she has a boyfriend named Eddie, and that she loves Magenta. Columbia doesn't do a lot in the film, so I think this is because this movie is actually what she saw in a coma, and this might explain why she doesn't talk a lot in the film. Columbia fell into this coma in a motorcycle accident with the real life Eddie, who died in the accident. Columbia made up these characters in the dream because in real life, she was too shy to talk to anyone besides her boyfriend and her best friend (who was the real life Magenta). The real life Frank was based on Columbia's science teacher, Riff Raff was her uncle, and Brad and Janet were homecoming king and Queen at her high school. (The coma incident happened when Columbia was a senior in high school) Columbia's death in the movie might symbolize when the real life Columbia woke up from the coma.
Frank N Furter is a sex vampire.He needs to have sex to live and anyone he has sex with risks becoming one, too. This is what happens to Brad and Janet who are found, along with Dr Scott, by the police which is why the Criminologist has all those files on them with pictures and maps. Brad and Janet are now sex-mad and stuck in the 1950s. They'll be fine once Free Love comes around, though. They probably started it in their universe.
Columbia is actually a teenager Frank kidnapped.Remember when Frank told Riff Raff and Magenta "Even my children turn on me..." after Columbia's monologue? There's a reason he said that: Columbia was a teenage girl he kidnapped in Denton. He kidnapped her because he not only wanted to have someone to have sex with, but he wanted a "daughter" as well! A common stereotype of kidnappings is that the kidnapper will either have a van or a truck, and Columbia sings of seeing a "pick up truck" in The Time Warp. However, she fell in love with Frank pretty quickly when she was kidnapped.