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Lord Victor Quartermaine is the main antagonist in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.


History

Victor, a vicious and aggressive hunter, seeks fortune and fame, hence his attempts at courting Lady Campanula Tottington, 7th Lady of Scotland and Tottington. He prefers to use traditional methods to rid the pests, rather than Anti-Pesto's humane ones.

In the end, Gromit dresses Victor up as the monster (a costume he used earlier as a lure for the Were-Rabbit), and throws him out of the tent, giving him a taste of his own medicine. The angry mob chase Victor away. Victor's fate is unknown but one thing is for certain, he has never been seen or heard from again.

Quotes

  • "I'm sorry Campanula but I am what I am."
  • "There's no nonsense with Victor Quartermaine."
  • "What you see is what you get."
  • "Marvelous? Marvelous? This confounded contraption virtually suffocated me. Besides, the job's only half done. How do you intend to to finish these vermin' off? Crush 'em? Liquidize 'em?"
  • "How on earth would those tiny minded buffoons ever catch such a big rabbit?"
  • "I know your secret little Pesto. I know exactly what's going on."
  • "Well I got here first! I've spent a long time reeling in that fluffy-headed bunny lover. And I'm not about to let some... Puddle-headed peasant, poach her from me! Comprenez?"
  • "You're not going anywhere, Pesto."
  • "Don't tell me you're a scaredy cat as well as a scoundrel."
  • "And don't think acting like a big girl's blouse will get you out of it. There's no mercy with Victor Quartermaine!"
  • "Nun wrestling?"
  • "And if I can't have your money. I can still bag your bunny."
  • "I rather like your hair pinned back."
  • "Ha. You can hop. But you can't hide Pesto."
  • "No one beats Victor Quartermaine." (last words before he is knocked out)
  • "Quite right my dear. So I've thought this one through very carefully."
  • "Oh yes. You think you can pilfer my filly don't you? You think you can con an innocent women out of her fortune?"
  • "My hair is in your machine."
  • "Humane? Well I suppose they'll be humane enough to give me back my dignity."
  • "Phillip, help me! Do something!" (last words before being chased away by a mob led by Reverend Clement Hedges)

Trivia

  • Though he is the fourth in the franchise, Victor is the first human antagonist.
  • His hunting weapon is a low-spread high-velocity single-shot bolt-action rifle, which has a scope for some reason.
  • Throughout the film, Victor's cravat changes several times.
  • The name Quatermaine could have derived from Alan Quatermaine.
  • This is his actor's second voice role, after Rameses.
  • Victor wears a toupee, which he loses twice (once in the BV6000 and once because it gets broken by the Were-Rabbit.
  • He is the first and only person in the film to call Lady Tottington by her first name, Campanula.

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