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You And I And George

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by abiraniriba, Apr 7, 2007.

  1. abiraniriba

    abiraniriba Well-Known Member

    The song "You And I And George" is included in the album "Rowlf: Old Brown Ears Is Back" It goes a little something like this:

    You and I and George
    Were strolling through the park one day
    And you held my hand, as if to say
    I love you
    We came to a brook
    And George fell in and drowned himself
    And floated out to sea
    Leaving you alone with me

    Now what I want to know is did George fall, or was he pushed?

    Your verdict please :sympathy:
  2. anytimepally

    anytimepally Well-Known Member

    neither... he jumped :eek:
  3. crazed gonzo fa

    crazed gonzo fa Well-Known Member

    I think he fell.
  4. Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter Member

    Why didn't they make a "Bear on Patrol" episode to explain that (Rowlf interrogated in the Police Station) ? :)

    Rowlf sang twice this song at the Muppet Show : one time in the Phyllis George episode (the Muppet Awards) and the other time... Well, I don't remember ! :zany:
  5. Winslow Leach

    Winslow Leach Well-Known Member

    Rowlf sang it in the Juliet Prowse episode (U.K. spot) from season 1.
  6. Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter Member

    Thanks, Winslow. I remember the sketch of Kid Fozzie with Rowlf in the saloon in the Juliet Prowse episode, but I didn't remember the song "You and I and George".
  7. Nyperold

    Nyperold Well-Known Member

    Yeah, those U.K. spots... thank goodness for DVD sets, eh? Or we'd never have seen that ever-popular classic. :)
  8. tutter_fan

    tutter_fan Well-Known Member

    That was the funniest song besides Simon Smith and his dancing bear!
  9. Speed Tracer

    Speed Tracer Well-Known Member

    Rowlf is a slippery character. He changes his motives in The Wishing Song faster than you can say "there goes a butterfly."
  10. peyjenk

    peyjenk Well-Known Member

    I love "You and I and George", especially Rowlf's intro: "It sold two copies. George bought one and I bought one. Where were you?"
  11. MrsPepper

    MrsPepper Well-Known Member

    Haha, what a great question. Maybe it was just really good timing and he "tripped" on a well placed rock... >_>
  12. peyjenk

    peyjenk Well-Known Member

    Did Rowlf ever sing "The Wishing Song"? Gonzo did in the Madeline Kahn episode, but I didn't know it was used again. Or am I thinking of the wrong song?
  13. Teheheman

    Teheheman Well-Known Member

    I think that George fell in, hence the line that he fell in and drowned himself. My favorite song was probably I'll never hurt an onion. THAT was hilariously bad.

  14. TheJimHensonHour

    TheJimHensonHour Well-Known Member

    Well atleast we know why George the Janitor was off the show ;) wokka wokka:o :sympathy:

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