The Rocky Horror Picture Show

By: Julie Medina
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About This Quiz

Let’s do the Time Warp againnnnn … by taking a trip to see a sweet transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania. Throw rice and shout the lines with this Rocky Horror Picture Show trivia quiz.

While the Time Warp song is fresh in your mind, which of these lyrics was in the song?

Now sing it again. The song is both an example and a parody of the dance song genre in which much of the content of the song is given over to dance step instructions.

You remember the lyrics to Sweet Transvestite, right? Which one of these lyrics are part of the song?

The music and lyrics are by Richard O'Brien who also wrote the entire screenplay.

How well do you recall the lyrics to Touch-a touch-a touch-a touch me? Which answer is NOT one of the lyrics?

This is NOT a lyric: I thought there’s no use forgetting, how to make my bedding.The song speaks to Janet's feeling of loss for Brad cheating on her, her feelings of frustration concerning sexual matters and her pent-up angst of no one being intimate with her.

Another favorite song is Damn It Janet. Which lyric DOESN’T belong in the song?

The number provides audience participation moments through the often quoted phrase, "Dammit, Janet!"

Which of these lyrics are in the Hot Patootie song?

When Eddie sings our toes start tapping. The song expresses Eddie's love for 'Saturday night' rock and roll and a past love that was (presumably Columbia) his girlfriend. Unfortunately, the song doesn't end well for Eddie.

Last favorite song: Which lyric in NOT in the song, Science Fiction/Double Feature?

The actual lyric is. “Then at a deadly pace. It CAME from outer space.” "Science Fiction/Double Feature" is the opening song however, it is reprised at the end of the show, with lyrics that reflect on the final events of the story.

Rocky Horror Picture Show was a parody tribute to what?

The “building a man” came from Frankenstein-like horror movies, the time warp came from Science Fiction-type movies. The answer is “B”. If you want to know which specific B movies were parodied, listen to the reprise of the song Science Fiction/Double Feature at the end of the movie.

What was the story about?

The couple is seduced separately by the mad scientist and eventually released by the servants who take control.

The title sequence has what memorable feature taking up the entire screen?

No one can forget the disembodied female lips of Patricia Quinn (Magenta) that appear overdubbed with a male voice. It established the androgynous theme to be repeated as the film unfolds.

There were some interesting characters in the show. What was the name of the handyman?

Riff Raff, who was a handyman and disreputable alien, except in the eyes of his sister. He and his sister shared much more than mutual respect, their shared kiss spoke to an incestuous relationship.

Who is Richard O’Brien?

Richard O’Brien created and wrote the Rocky Horror show, co-wrote the screenplay, acted as Riff-Raff and the voice over for the title sequence.

What was the name of Riff Raff’s sister?

She is shown to be the castle maid, and in the credits, is credited "A Domestic".

Who is Columbia?

She is a groupie who also sings and dances quite well. Dr. Frank-N-Furter's treats her as a servant in his castle although she was the doctor's ex-lover or girlfriend, as well as Eddie's girlfriend.

Who narrates the story?

The Criminologist narrates the story, starting with “I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.” His very last is, "And crawling on the planet's face, some insects called the human race. Lost in time. And lost in space... and meaning."

Who portrays Eddie, the delivery boy?

Jonathan Adams portrayed Dr. Everett V. Scott, Peter Hinwood played Rocky Horror, and Jeremy Newson played Ralph Hapschatt.

Who played the sweet transvestite from Transylvania?

None other than Tim Curry played the sweet transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania. According to FOXNOW, Tim Curry will return as the Criminologist in a Rocky Horror Remake.

What happens when Brad and Janet are shown to separate bedrooms that night?

Brad and Janet are shown to separate bedrooms then visited and seduced by Dr. Frank N. Furter who impersonates Janet when with Brad. And impersonates Brad, when he is with Janet.

Why does Janet get upset?

She sees Brad getting seduced by Frank on a TV monitor.

What happens when Janet discovers Rocky?

When Janet and Rocky are discovered under the sheet both Frank and Brad become angry. Yet they still sit down for a civilized dinner.

In his lab, Frank claims to have discovered the "secret to life itself". His creation, Rocky, is brought to life. The ensuing celebration is soon interrupted by what?

All of the above.

Frank’s evening is interrupted by the arrival of the wheelchair-bound Dr. Everett Scott. Who does Frank think Dr. Everett Scott is?

Frank is troubled because he believes that Dr. Everett Scott is an investigator of UFOs for the government.

What or who is Dr. Everett Scott actually looking for?

Dr. Everett Scott, Janet and Brad’s old high school science teacher was surprised to find Janet and Brad at Dr. Frank N. Furter’s house. He came to the house looking for his nephew, Eddie. Earlier in the movie, Janet and Brad were planning to visit their old high school science teacher.

What is “Medusa”?

Medusa turns Brad, Janet and Dr. Scott into statues. After dressing each statue in boas and corsets, Frank places them on a stage and returns them to live forms. He then demands that they perform a cabaret number.

When Rocky climbs up the radio tower with Frank’s dead body, what movie is being parodied?

It was a parody of King Kong. The other choices are some of the movies the lyrics reference in the ending song --science fiction and horror films from the 1930s to the 1970s.

Why is Frank N. Furter killed?

Not only does Rif Raff feel Frank has failed his mission, but Rif Raff complains that none of the people he killed liked him anyway. The house becomes a rocket ship and leaves the planet.

Famous quotes! Who said this? Do you think I made a mistake splitting his brain between the two of them?

Dr. Frank N. Furter, is the only one creating a man. He used Eddie's brain to create Rocky.

Who is talking to Dr. Frank N. Furter in this quote? “ I ask for nothing, master.” Dr. Frank-N-Furter: And you shall receive it. IN ABUNDANCE!

Although Riff-Raff is in the scene and has the same feelings of weariness of this world, and wanting to return to Transylvania, Magenta was the only one speaking.

Who said this? “My vheels! My god, I can't move my vheels!”

The words are part of the song, "Planet Schmanet, Janet".

Who said this? “This sonic transducer, it is I suppose some kind of audio-vibratory-physio-molecular transport device?”

In the song, Dr. Everest Scott explains to Brad and Janet that "It's something we ourselves have been working on for quite some time But it seems our friend here has found a means of perfecting it A device which is capable of breaking down solid matter and then Projecting it through space, and who knows, perhaps even time itself."

What character is responding to Janet? “What have you done to Brad?” “Nothing. Why, do you think I should?”

Frank, who is interested in seducing both Brad and Janet, is answering Janet’s question. Later that night he does "do something" to Brad, when Frank enters Brad's room.

Who says this? “Great Scott!”

When Dr. Scott enters the lab, Brad cries out "Great Scott!" At this point, audience participants hurl rolls of toilet paper into the air (preferably Scotts).

How was the movie received when it was first released?

Plus, the popularity steadily increased as the audience enjoyed throwing toast, water, toilet paper, hot dogs, and rice at appropriate points in the movie.

According to costume designer Sue Blane, what was the impact of her costumes?

Sue Blane stated that costumes from the film have directly impacted the development of punk music fashion trends such as ripped fishnets and dyed hair. Blane studied costume design at Wolverhampton College of Art and at the Central School of Art and Design in London, finishing in 1971.

The Rocky Horror soundtrack was released in 1975 by Ode Records and produced by Richard Hartley. How did the album do?

The album peaked at #49 on the Billboard 200 in 1978. It did even better abroad. It reached number 40 on the Australian albums chart and number 11 on the New Zealand albums chart.

Still in limited release four decades after its premiere, it is what?

Plus, the National Fan Club began in 1977 and would merge with the International Fan Club. Talk about worldwide interest! If you’re a fan, you’re not alone.

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