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"The Muppet Show" George Burns (TV Episode 1977) Poster

(TV Series)

(1977)

Quotes

[a telephone is the Veterinarians Hospital patient]

Rowlf: What's wrong with it?

Miss Piggy: It's not working.

Rowlf: Well, tell it to get a job so it can pay me.

Janice: Maybe it's a PAY phone.

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Scooter: George Burns. George Burns. Twenty seconds to curtain, Mr. Burns.

George Burns: I'm ready.

[noticing Gonzo playing a violin behind him]

George Burns: Excuse me, but... But what is *that*?

The Great Gonzo: [playing violin] It's my new act. Gonzo fiddles while George Burns.

George Burns: I like that joke. It's a pleasure to hear something that's older than I am.

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Fleet Scribbler: Say, is it true you're dropping a lot of stuff from the show this year?

Kermit the Frog: Uh, no, no, not particularly.

Fleet Scribbler: Aha. "Muppets Relying on Same Old Tired Junk."

Kermit the Frog: Uh, wait, wait, wait. On the other hand, we have a lot of brand-new, innovative stuff.

Fleet Scribbler: Oh, "Muppets Changing Format, Desperate to Sustain Show."

Kermit the Frog: I never knew the press could be so depressing.

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Kermit the Frog: Say, how many of those cigars do you smoke?

George Burns: About twenty a day. At my age, I have to hold on to something.

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Statler: Well, there it is. Your basic Latin number.

Waldorf: Actually, that's your basic Pig Latin number.

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Waldorf: How do they do it?

Statler: How do *we watch* it?

Waldorf: *Why* do we watch it?

Statler: [to audience] Why do *you* watch it?

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Statler: [reacting to the Luncheon Counter Monster eating a machine] Disgusting! Ever see eating like that?

Waldorf: Sure.

Statler: Where?

Waldorf: Thanksgiving dinner with my in-laws.

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Statler: Can you sing tenor?

Waldorf: What?

Statler: Can you sing tenor, as in ten or eleven miles away from here?

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