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Quotes for
Animal (Character)
from "The Muppet Show" (1976)

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The Muppet Movie (1979)
[Animal roars and scares Kermit and Fozzie]
Floyd Pepper: Oh, yeah, that's Animal. Show 'em what you do, Animal.
Animal: I want to - eat drums!
[chews on a cymbal]
Dr. Teeth: No, no. Beat drums, beat drums!
Animal: [stops chewing] Beat drums! Beat drums!
[Starts beating his head against that same cymbal]
Floyd Pepper: Down, Animal!
Animal: DOWN!
Floyd Pepper: Back!
Animal: BACK!
Floyd Pepper: Sit!
Animal: SIT!

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew: Sound is ready. Gimme a level.
Animal: [yelling through microphone] *TES-TIIIING!*
[we see Bunsen's headphones rattle repeatedly]
Animal: Ah-ha-ha-ha.

Kermit: Don't worry, Animal, your big scene is coming up.
Floyd Pepper: Yeah, just be cool and eat another seat cushion.
[rips off some upholstery and stuffing at the corner of his chair and eats it]

Animal: [last lines - into camera] Go home! Go home! Bye-bye.

The Muppets (2011)
Animal: No drums! No drums! Jack Black said no drums!

Jack Black: Animal, what are you doing here?
Animal: ...Acting... Naturaaaal.

Animal: In control.

A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) (TV)
Doc: You promised me a nice, quiet Christmas!
Animal: Peace on Earth! Give me presents!

Emily 'Ma' Bear: I'm afraid we're running out of room. Two of you will have to sleep on hangers on a hook on the wall.
Gonzo: What a fabulous idea!
Animal: Love hanger! Love hanger!
Floyd: That's the only way Animal ever sleeps, ma'am.

Janice: [bringing out a basket of Christmas cookies] Hey, everybody, look what I've got: Christmas cookies!
Cookie Monster: COOKIE!
[gobbles up the whole basket, as Animal watches in amazement]
Cookie Monster: Oh, thank you!
Janice: Who was that strange blue creature?
Animal: Dat my kinda fella! Ahahahahaha!

"Muppet Babies: The Great Muppet Cartoon Show (#2.10)" (1985)
Gonzo, Animal, Fozzie, Rowlf, Piggy, Kermit, Skeeter, Scooter: [all singing; repeated chorus] We love cartoons; we love all the action / We love cartoons, how they dance and sing / We love cartoons, they're the main attraction / Cartoon heroooes can do anything!

Fozzie: [carrying an armload of Scooter's computer paper] Who needs paper?
[he falls and the paper flutters in all directions]
Fozzie: Whoa!
Animal: Me need, me need!
[he reaches for the fluttering paper and gulps it down as he laughs]
Fozzie: Animal, that's not how you make cartoons.

"Muppet Babies: Noisy Neighbors (#1.1)" (1984)
Newsanchor: This is Clyde Crumpet with the morning news yesterday's South American Earthqauke...
Animal: [shouts] Earthquake Earthquake
[the other Muppets start feeling the effect of the earthquake]
Kermit: Gonzo the channel change the channel.
Animal: Earthquake Earthquake
[laughs and Gonzo then changes the channel]

Gonzo: [Turns the channel on the tv to a superhero show] Oh boy this is my favorite.
Female Citizen#1: Look up in the clouds.
Female Citizen#2: It's a duck...
Male Citizen: It's a blimp...
Gonzo: [Puts on a rug as a cape] No it's Super Gonzo!
[Goes into television set]
Kermit: Gonzo?
Piggy: Gonzo come back.
Animal: Super Gonzo?

The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Kermit: What's wrong with the drummer? He looks a little crazed.
Zoot: Oh, he's just upset about missing the Rembrandt exhibit at the National Gallery.
Animal: RENOIR!

[going over the checklist]
Fozzie: Peanut butter?
Floyd: Animal ate it.
Animal: Sorry!

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Fozzie Bear: [after they discover 'Kermit''s true identity, they scream in horror] We gotta get outta here!
Walter: Yeah!
[But as they attempt to leave, Constantine is right in front of them]
Constantine: Not so fast...
Walter: Where's Kermit?
Fozzie Bear: Wh-wh-what do you want?
Constantine: You have wocka-ed your last wocka, bear.
[He prepares to attack them karate style. But then Animal attacks Constantine from above]
Animal: Bad frog!
Fozzie Bear, Walter: Animal! Good shot!
Animal: Thank you.

"The Muppet Show: Buddy Rich (#5.22)" (1981)
[Buddy Rich runs into Dr. Teeth, leading Animal on a chain leash. Rich and Animal have agreed to a drum battle]
Buddy Rich: He looks like a sore loser.
Dr. Teeth: Yeah, well, if this chain breaks, you're gonna be a sore winner. Animal... are you ready?
Animal: [waking up and seeing Buddy] Kill! Kill!
Buddy Rich: Yup, he's ready!

"Muppet Babies: Piggy's Hyper-Activity Book (#2.2)" (1985)
Animal: [Chugging on a bottle of root beer, and belches]
Piggy: You're dusgusting!
Animal: Thank You... hahahaah!

"The Muppet Show: Ethel Merman (#1.22)" (1977)
Ethel Merman: Is this a show or a zoo?
Animal: [pops up on stage] Hiya!
Ethel Merman: It's a zoo.
Animal: Perfect pitch.
[Ethel hits Animal over the head with fist]

Muppets Party Cruise (2003) (VG)
Kermit the Frog: Look everybody! The pictures from our cruise are ready. I've made a really cool photo album too.
[Kermit opens the photo book and looks at the pictures]
Pepe the King Prawn: Ah. Adventure on the high seas already.
The Great Gonzo: The food the cannons.
Miss Piggy: Oh, the shopping.
Sam the Eagle: May I interject something?
Kermit the Frog: So many good times. Hey look here's when Animal ran right off the boat to catch his puck.
[Then a close up picture shows Animal right before falling in the water]
Animal: Water!
Fozzie Bear: Now that was funny!
Kermit the Frog: Yeah. Those are the things I'd really like to remember.
Miss Piggy: You mean our moonlit walks on the deck Kermit?
[Kermit quickly turns the pages of the album book]
Kermit the Frog: Uh, Yeah sure sure. Those were nice too Piggy. But I was talking about playing those terrific games. You know just look at that tomato huh.
[Then another close up picture shows Gonzo and Animal as the tomato is thrown]
Miss Piggy: Sigh. It seems like only yesterday.
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew: It was only yesterday. But, we can enjoy the memories immediately thanks to Muppet labs instantaneously photo presses.
Animal: Press! Press!
Dr. Bunsen Honeydew: Indeed. And coming soon, the Muppet labs pre processor. Imagine being able to getting your photos before you've taken them.
Sam the Eagle: May I interject something?
Kermit the Frog: Remember how excited we were on that first day?
Fozzie Bear: First class, all the way!

"The Muppet Show: Lou Rawls (#2.15)" (1977)
Lou Rawls: Animal, you know, you play the drums so good. I mean you take the sticks and you really lay down some great percussion!
Animal: Percussion! Wha!
Floyd: Uh, Lou, you sort of have to consider Animal as your basic primitive man. You have to know how to talk to him.
Lou Rawls: Oh, yeah? Well, how do you tell a guy like that that his work with the sticks is *down*? He can really put some soul in the bowl, you know what I'm saying?
Floyd: Oh, yeah, well, that's easy. Animal! Good drummer!
Animal: Good drummer, good drummer, good drummer.
[Animal rubs up against Floyd like a cat]
Lou Rawls: Well, let me ask you this: you see I've got this long road trip coming up, and I'm short a drummer. You think he'd be interested?
Floyd: Oh, no, you couldn't take Animal on any long road trips, Lou.
Lou Rawls: Why not, man? The cat's good.
Floyd: Aw, you couldn't get a long enough chain!
Animal: Chain! Chain!
[Animal chews on his chain]
Lou Rawls: Come on, Floyd. Just let me discuss it with him man to man, okay?
Floyd: Man to man? This dude don't know Animal! Okay Lou, there's his chain, but let me ask just one favor.
Lou Rawls: Yeah, baby?
Floyd: Don't let him chase any cars.
Lou Rawls: Don't let him chase any *cars*?
Animal: Car!
[Animal chases after the car, dragging Lou with him]

"The Muppet Show: Connie Stevens (#1.2)" (1977)
Animal: [dancing with a Female Whatnot] One, two, three, dip!
[throws the Whatnot to the floor]

"The Muppet Show: Rita Moreno (#1.5)" (1976)
[Animal continually disrupts Moreno's rendition of "Fever" with his bursts of percussion, causing her to smash his head between two cymbals]
Animal: Ah... yeah... my kinda woman!

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
[at the beginning of the movie during the play, Animal chases a young lady up a seating aisle]
[he turns around and looks at the audience]
Animal: WOMAN! Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!

John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979) (TV)
John Denver: We won't go until we get some...
Animal: Won't go.
John Denver: We won't go until we get some...
Animal: Won't go!
John Denver: We won't go until we get some...
Animal: WON'T GO!
John Denver: ANIMAL, SIT!

Muppets from Space (1999)
Kermit: Okay, guys. It's up to us. We have to save Gonzo from a whole army of government agents.
Fozzie: Well, I have a joke book.
Animal: Drumsticks, drumsticks!
Pepe: I have some loose jello, okay.
Kermit: Okay. Well that settles that.

The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) (TV)
Dr. Teeth: [plays a great keyboard solo] Nap time!
Animal: [drumming away] NAP TIME!

"Muppet Babies: Bearly Alone Babies (#8.3)" (1991)
Newscaster: As the storm is due in this evening with gale force winds and heavy rain, double check to make sure all your windows and doors are locked so nothing can get in.
Nanny: Oh my, did you hear that, kids? I better check all those windows and doors before it gets too late.
Kermit: Can we go with you, Nanny?
Rowlf: Yeah, we kind of don't want to be down here without you.
Nanny: What? Okay, come on, let's start in the basement.
Animal: Good idea!
Rowlf: That's where all burglars try to get in, the basement!
Kermit: Oh great!

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Zoot: Hey man, I can't figure out what side we're on. Are we with the pirates or the frog captain?
Floyd: Oh, hey, man. Just play the gig. Never get involved in politics.
Animal: Politics! Politics!