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Funniest Muppet Moments

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by punkNpuppets, Oct 18, 2002.

  1. punkNpuppets

    punkNpuppets Well-Known Member

    these are some of funniest muppet moments (in my opinion) in no particular order:

    1) Ernie & Bert's "That's What Friends Are For"

    2) When Herry was counting with this little black kid that kinda looked like Gary Coleman. He says 14 and 15 LOUD and PROUD!

    3) "Mary Had A Bicycle". The only Don Music sketch available on video (Sing Yourself Silly). It's hilllarrrious!!!! I love the way he keeps looking at the camera. And when he says what's wrong with what Kermit sang, Kermit put his nose-thing up with his eyes like going down, ah, hard to explain....

    4) Ernie and Bert at the movie theatre.
    ERNIE: "I'll sit on Bert's lap!"

    5) Ernie and Bert in Egypt

    6) Anything Bobo did.

    7) When the Swedish Chef didn't understand how 3D Movies work (in MTM)

    8) Miss Piggy when she was the news lady...hilarious seeing her just stairing at the camera like that.

    9) Frank & Stein at the shoe store. Laughing there heads off, walking around with shoe boxes on there feet while the manager had a fit!
  2. Billy's Girl

    Billy's Girl Well-Known Member

    On the Peter Selles Muppet Chow when Fozzie Bear saws the robot in half and it is crying out 'Mummy' and Fozzie tells her to Shut Up!!!
  3. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    Any thing with the Sweedish Chief.

    WHen Gonzo says 'i'll eat with you Miss Piggy' in the Muppet Movie and Miss Piggy says 'not you buzzod beak'.
  4. Lorde Pompeo

    Lorde Pompeo Well-Known Member

    That musical sketch in The Muppet Show, when Kermit and some guys sing that song from "Sound of Music"...

    Kermit: That was supposed to be BO!
    Scooter: Bo, a bear, a female bear...
    Kermit: NO!
    Annie Sue: No, a near, a female near...

    Kermit: Oh... What the hay...
    Green Guy: Hay, a huop of huolden hun!

    Kermit: FOZZIE!
    Fozzie: A name I call myself!

    That sktech is just amazing!!!!!!! By the way, does that green guy have a name?
  5. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member


    Man. I hope Timelife sends me more of these Muppet Show videos soon. It seems like I'm missing out on a lot of this.

    Wait a minute! I have the Petter Sellers episode on video and that part clearly isn't on it. Are you sure it wasn't a different episode?

    I remember that from the "20 and Still Counting" special his name was John John as a kid, but they show him grown up and now he's John Williams and in the air force, at least that's what he was doing at the time the special was made.
  6. Joggy

    Joggy Well-Known Member

    The "Otto The Robot" sketch was from Sylvester Stallone...

    So many funny Muppet things... Grover always makes me laugh. So do Bert and Ernie, especially the scene where Ernie lets Bert guess parts of his body that are covered by socks.

    Bert: (notices Ernie has socks on his ears) "Hey Ern... No. No. I know what you're up to, I'm not gonna ask. No way. ... WHAT ARE THEY FOR?!!!"

    Gonzo's sudden remarks like "If I ruled the world, clothing would be edible!" "I stayed up all night writing the leg-frying motive." "Duh Clifford! Everybody knows that when you put explosives in a tuba, you'll get spit all over them!"

    Rizzo when he's panicked or just very energetic... goes for Wembley too (GOBOGOBOGOBOGOBOGOBOGOBO! Jackie, Byron, I KNOW you love this too LOL)

    The TV shows on Dinosaurs (The Hidden Preditor!!)

    About all the jokes in The Great Muppet Caper.

    The list goes on...
  7. TravellingMatt

    TravellingMatt Well-Known Member

    Some of my favorite funny Muppet moments:

    Anything uttered by Statler and Waldorf.

    Gonzo performing Mozart on a bagpipe (while on top of a flagpole)...where a beaver chews on the bottom and knocks him down.

    Kermit trying to have a nice quiet conversation with Julie Andrews, interrupted by Robin flying out of a tuba, the Zucchini Bros. human cannonball act, and Sweetums and Thog playing badminton with Camilla.

    The Swedish Chef trying to make "Chickie In Der Baskie".

    Floyd babysitting Piggy's spoiled little dog FooFoo. (I'd like to see him try that with Lanford! Red would thank him eternally.)

    Any skit involving Don Music.

    Any installment of "Veterinarian's Hospital".

    but the winner of the Funniest Muppet Moment is.........

    Grover as a waiter at a Mexican restaurant. He has to do a song-and-dance routine, and always ends up dropping his "favorite customer" (Fat Blue)'s food.

  8. punkNpuppets

    punkNpuppets Well-Known Member

    does anyone remember the two headed monster shoe store sketch?

    here's another two headed monster one -
    one where they're reading a book. the one with the horns facing down read and when he said "De En". the one with his horns going up started crying.
    "De en? no de en! wan mo story!" then he starts crying. hilarious
  9. Billy's Girl

    Billy's Girl Well-Known Member

    Re: Reply

    Sorry - My mistake. I watched the two back-to-back last night and got slightly confused :)

    Also like the bit on the John Cleese show when John gets Gonzo's arms/legs to different lengths. :)
  10. TravellingMatt

    TravellingMatt Well-Known Member

    Forgot one more--if you watch the Fraggle Rock episode "Wembley and the Great Race", listen to the World's Oldest Fraggle's commentary during the races. It's hilarious. Favorite lines are:

    (when Wembley wins the first race)

    "And the winner is...WHAT'S-HIS-NAME!"

    (and during the final race between Wembley and Gobo)

    "Now this one is winning, and now the other one is winning..."
  11. Salmoto

    Salmoto Well-Known Member

    In the Gilda Ratner episode when she asked for a 6 foot talking parrot to ding opera with and instead they give her a 6 foot talking CARROT.

    The John Cleese episode when Kermit tries to get John to sing a duet, which becomes a chorus.

    "There ain't nobody here but us chickens" If only for Steve Whitmire's Brooklyn bronx accent accenting the song.

    Rowlf and Lew Zealand singing Tea For two backwards
    "aet rof owt dna owt rof aet"
  12. punkNpuppets

    punkNpuppets Well-Known Member

    where can i download that song (the muppet version, of coarse)
  13. Skeeter Muppet

    Skeeter Muppet Well-Known Member

    A lot of my favorite funny moments have already been listed (many by TravellingMatt :)). But there are a few others I'd like to mention. It's all in the diaologue...

    From the Julie Andrews ep... Kermit and Scooter discover a new addition backstage...

    Kermit: Scooter, go find out who that cow belongs to.
    Scooter: Right. *goes up to the cow* Who do you belong to?
    Kermit: Scooter!

    From the Brooke Shields ep...the introduction to the Jabberwocky scene...

    Scooter: Make this a good intro, Chief. This scene needs all the help it can get!
    Kermit: Yeah, well you're in the scene so you know what it is.
    Scooter: *pulling a "he can't be serious!" face* Have you seen the scene? Even when you know what it is, you don't KNOW what it is!

    From the Kenny Rogers ep...Kermit's been having a bad day, so Robin decides to lend a hand...

    Robin: My uncle Kermit's been having kind of a bad day. He keep falling down on the job. So I thought I'd step in as heir apparant.
    Kermit: Robin!

    From the Rudolph Nureyev ep...even when Sam wants things to be nice, not everyone's gonna be satisfied...

    Kermit: Boy, Sam's sure got this placed spruced up for Rudolph Nureyev.
    Scooter: Yeah. I don't mind that so much, but me an' Robin are mad we gotta wear these formal clothes.
    Kermit: You and Robin? Where's Robin?
    Scooter: Oh, right here.
    *He pulls up a top hat and, yup, there's Robin*
    Robin: It's the only hat I could find.

  14. Natalie

    Natalie Well-Known Member

    Ok, definitely the bit with the swedish chef and the 3-D movie thing in MTM, mainly the popcorn part of it, probably because it reminded me of somebody. also, the scene in that movie with Miss Piggy's makeover in the department store (see my quote in my sig below)
  15. punkNpuppets

    punkNpuppets Well-Known Member

    i also loved the whole Elvis thing in Muppet Classic Theater. I laughed my ***** off when Kermit and Robin decided to surprise them with the sequin jump suits and the yell "Surprise!" and the Elvis act all 'caught-off-guard'
  16. punkNpuppets

    punkNpuppets Well-Known Member

  17. The Great Gonzo

    The Great Gonzo Well-Known Member

    I love Fozzie and Kermit performing The World's Funniest Joke. Good grief, the comedian's a bear! No he's not, he's a wearin' a neckatie!

    And, from the Muppet rendition of "We Wish You A Merry Christmas," there's this gem:
    All: And bring us some figgy pudding...
    Piggy: Piggy pudding?
    Gonzo: No, no, no. Figgy pudding. With figs.
    Piggy: Oh.
    Gonzo: And bacon.
  18. Beauregard

    Beauregard Well-Known Member

    The pig says 'Oh sorry' not 'oh' But yeah I agree that is quite funny, folowed by, WON'T GO WON'T GO WON'T GO WON'T GO from Animal.
  19. Billy's Girl

    Billy's Girl Well-Known Member

    Another favourite is on the Muppet Show when Piggy sings the calpso song about Kermit and kermit comes on stage and sings:

    "Frog has come to have his say
    The PIg will never get her way
    Bib and Napkin, Knife and Fork,
    Is the only way that I'll touch pork!"

    I don't know why I find that so funny - I just do :)
  20. Daffyfan4ever

    Daffyfan4ever Well-Known Member


    Yeah. That is funny. I actually have that one on video. It's a bit out of character for Kermit though. I know he sort of ignored Miss Piggy on "The Muppet Show," but that was the first I've seen him say something that rude to her.

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