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Peterson is a main character in Reptilicus.

The, er, comedy relief. Peterson is the new night watchman at the aquarium. Lise Martens. She is there to introduce the new night watchman,

Peterson the Wacky Janitor, eating his lunch and monkeying around with a microscope. First he examines the magnified bristles of his paint brush, then he sticks a piece of his sandwich under the lens. To a *sigh* whimsical blurt of music, we see the microscopic bugs infesting his sandwich. Looking nauseated (I know the feeling!) he drops his sandwich back to the table and rewraps it back up. Then he looks at the bugs again, resulting in a sickly belch. Comedy! Cue a succession of harp chords and cut

Peterson Then he slowly lowers his hand into the water electric eel While dancing around in supposed pain, he hears a strange rumbling coming from the room where the Reptilicus tail sits in a tank. His eyes then bug out even more and his face looks like he just had a five pound Now he has no trouble removing his hand from the tank and Peterson hears something moving finally in the nutrient tank. Yelling "Mama!" he quickly runs back to the button on the wall that sets off the fire alarm and pushes it.

Hearing something, the inquisitive Dalby goes out into the hallway to check on the tail. Seeing a huge shadow moving on the walls of the tank room, the (understandably) fearful professor runs back to the lab to call for help. The phone is dead of course Peterson is to jump on his bike and get the cops Dr. Peter Dalby pulls out a pistol and returns to the tank room Reptilicus" escapes the laboratory he attacks the Dr. Dalby.

Peterson makes it to the police station where a soaked Peterson Said "it's alive" and "it's loose!" has just arrived in order to fetch help. The goof-ball watchman and the goof-ball police officers to come with him, but they seem more interested in their chess game. exchange some ‘zingers’ before the policeman finally realizes that Peterson is telling the truth. the electricity going out (even the electric eel).

the story, there’s a musical interlude in a park, with Peterson and the group of singing children. Considering that this is supposed to be a film about a terrifying monster, perhaps having a bunch of children openly laugh at the very prospect wasn’t the best course of action when trying to build suspense.