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Questions tagged [rocky-horror-picture-show]

A musical comedy whose nominal plot is a newlywed couple being corrupted by aliens, with many references to sci-fi and horror B-movies. The movie has become a cult classic.

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What is the significance of Mona Lisa in the Rocky Horror Picture Show?

What is the significance of Mona Lisa in the Rocky Horror Picture Show? The painting shows up everywhere - it is there during time warp and also in the final scenes.
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Were the characters in “Rocky Horror Picture Show” androids?

In the Rocky Horror Picture Show, the title song includes the lines Science fiction double feature Doctor X will build a creature See androids fighting Brad and Janet Does this suggest that ...
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Was Rocky Horror Picture Show based on a play?

Was Rocky Horror Picture Show originally a play?
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Did they eat Eddie?

When Dr Scott said "We're here to discuss Eddie " Frank says "That's a tender subject." But I'm not certain if Eddie was cooked and served or not.
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Who was the candy man Riff Raff was expecting?

As Dr. Frank N. Furter sings, How d'you do? I see you've met my Faithful handyman. He's just a little brought down, because When you knocked He thought you were the candy man. Was Riff ...
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What was Riff Raff drinking?

Riff Raff sings: I remember doing the Time Warp Drinking those moments when The blackness would hit me And the void would be calling I've always interpreted this as Riff Raff drinking, ...
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Why did Frank serve dinner after everyone was supposed to be asleep?

Brief chronology of the film: Brad and Janet attend Hapschatt wedding Brad and Janet try to visit Dr. Scott; get stuck at Frank's castle instead They meet Frank and co, see Rocky's "birth", and ...
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Why should god bless Lili St. Cyr?

In the song Don't Dream It, Be It, Janet (Susan Sarandon) finishes the number with the line God bless Lili St. Cyr! Lili St. Cyr was essentially famous for getting naked a lot, especially on ...
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Why was Rocky's verse of “Rose Tint My World” replaced?

As most Rocky Horror fans are aware, the actor who played Rocky (Peter Hinwood) couldn't sing, so he would lip-sync his lines in songs, and the vocals were recorded by Trevor White. However, there ...
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Rocky Horror Picture Show sci-fi references

In the opening theme to the Rocky Horror Show, the films that are being made reference to are relatively easy to identify. But, besides the obvious Frankenstein, how many other films are alluded to ...
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What was Dr. Frank N. Furter's original mission on Earth?

During the floor show, Riff Raff and Magenta burst into the theater and Riff-Raff sings: Frank N. Furter, it's all over. Your mission is a failure; your lifestyle's too extreme. I'm your new ...