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Mr. Rzykruski is a supporting character in Tim Burton's 2012 film Frankenweenie. He is an eccentric science teacher at Victor Frankenstein's school and is the one who inspires Victor to bring his dog Sparky back to life.

Description

Mr. Rzykruski is the new science teacher at New Holland Elementary School. He has a thick, Eastern European accent and a unique way of explaining things. He connects with his students, but parents misunderstand his passionate teaching style. Mr. Rzykruski serves as a mentor and inspiration to Victor, teaching him that science can do both good and bad things and that if a scientist does not put his heart into his experiment, there could be disastrous consequences.

Appearances

Frankenweenie

Trivia

  • Mr. Rzykruski bears a strong physical resemblance to acclaimed horror icon Vincent Price (a favorite actor of Tim Burton's).

Gallery

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Media
Frankenweenie (Short)FrankenweenieCaptain Sparky vs. The Flying SaucersSoundtrack
Characters
Victor FrankensteinBen FrankensteinSusan FrankensteinSparkyElsa Van HelsingPersephoneToshiakiNassorEdgar "E" GoreWeird GirlBobMr. RzykruskiMr. WhiskersWere-RatShelleyColossusMr. BurgermeisterGym TeacherSea Creatures
Locations
New HollandNew Holland Windmill
Songs
Pet SemetaryStrange Love