|Full name||Dr. Victor Frankenstein|
|First appearance||"The Mario Monster Mash"|
|Portrayed by||Eugene Lebowitz|
Dr. Victor Frankenstein, also called Dr. Frank N. Stein in the show, is the protagonist of the 1818 novel Frankenstein. In The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!, he is an apparent new neighbor of Mario and Luigi in Mario Brothers Plumbing.
In the live-action segment "The Mario Monster Mash", Dr. Frankenstein, under the alias "Dr. Frank N. Stein", had moved from Transylvania to Brooklyn, New York; coincidentally, in an apartment near Mario and Luigi's own home. Arriving at Mario Brothers Plumbing, Dr. Frankenstein requested Mario and Luigi help him unpack his possessions and also help him in an experiment of his.
It was only when Mario and Luigi were unpacking Dr. Frankenstein's possessions that they realized that Dr. Frank N. Stein was, in actuality, Dr. Frankenstein, the mad scientist who had created a big, ugly, scary monster; when Mario and Luigi made this discovery, Dr. Frankenstein himself appeared before them and told them that they shouldn't talk about his monster in that manner. Asking why, Mario and Luigi are horrified when the monster bursts out of one of Dr. Frankenstein's nearby packing crates.
Later, Dr. Frankenstein, having apparently convinced Mario and Luigi in helping him in his experiment, has the two tie-down his monster while he concocts a serum. Dr. Frankenstein eventually reveals that he had promised the monster a new brain and that Mario's brain would be perfect for the monster; Dr. Frankenstein is convinced by Mario not to use his brain though, leaving Dr. Frankenstein and a hesitant Luigi to go out and search New York City for another brain for the monster.
After a fruitless search for a brain, Dr. Frankenstein, with Luigi, who had picked-up some groceries during the search, return to Mario Brothers Plumbing, only to see that, through an accident, Mario and the Monster had switched brains. Convinced by Luigi to switch Mario and the monster's brains back, Dr. Frankenstein sees that his brain-switching machine is low on power and decides to use an alternative method to switch the brains back; taking a frying pan, Dr. Frankenstein smashes Mario and the monster and their heads, somehow returning the two to normal.
In the end, Dr, Frankenstein leaves Mario and Luigi's apartment, comforting his monster by telling him that he was sorry the monster had such a horrible brain in his head and that its a good thing he got his old one back.
- In Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!, King K. Rool's persona of "Baron K. Roolenstein" is a parody of Dr. Frankenstein.
- There's also an animated episode that's a parody of Frankenstein.
|The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (live-action segments)|
|Mario Brothers Plumbing||Clog • CooKoo Bird • Edison • Luigi • Mario • Ratagator|
|Guests||Alligator Dundee • Angelica • Aunt Luigeena • Brian Bonsall • Captain Lou Albano • Cher • Count Zoltan Dracula • Cyndi Lauper • David Horowitz • Doc Freud • Dr. Frankenstein • Dr. Sigmund Fruitcake • Dr. Toby • E.C. • Einstein • Ellie Mae • Elvira • Elvis Presley • Ernie Hudson • Exterminator • Frankenstein's Monster • Fred Van Winkle • George Washington • Grandma Mario • HAL 9001 • Harry Blackstone Jr. • Howard Stevens • Ike • Imperial Poobah • Inspector Gadget • Inspector Klean • Jim Lange • Jodie • Kenneth • Little Robert • Liz • Luigeena • Luigi's girlfriend • Lyle Alzado • Mad Donna • Madam AGoGo • Magic Johnson • Mama Mario • Marianne • Marilyn • Mario Joe and Luigi Bob • Mikhail S. Gorbachev • Monster • Mr. Gibbel • Mr. President • Mrs. Gammliss • Mrs. Periwinkle • Nick • Nicole Eggert • Obi-Wan Cannoli • Pam Matteson • Patty • Patty's mother and father • Pietro • Poochie • Ralph Washington • Rob Stone • Rowdy Roddy Piper • Roxanne • Sgt. Slaughter • Shabba-Doo • Slime Ghost • Super Plant • Susanna Ross • Tawny Tyler • Ted Bull • The Old Psychic Lady with the Evil Eye Who Reads Fortunes and Knows Everything Before it Happens • Tommy Lasagna • Vincent Van Gook • Willy White • Young McDonald|
|Objects, items, etc.||Mario Brothers Clog Cleaner • Mario Brothers Plant Food • Pizza Transformer • Roseitis • Secret Chippie Decoder Ring • Steam-O-Matic • Strange watch • Super Plant Growth Formula • Veggieitis|