“The Muppet Christmas Carol” quotes

Movie The Muppet Christmas Carol
Title The Muppet Christmas Carol
Year 1992
Director Brian Henson
Genre Drama, Comedy, Musical, Family, Fantasy
Plot – Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean penny-pinching elder, but the inimitable and hilarious Muppets are preparing a very special Christmas for him. This is an adaptation from Charles Dickens classic novel that tells about the metamorphosis of Scrooge. 'The Muppet Christmas Carol' offers an unusual version of the original movie, the most beloved Christmas story.
All actors – Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, David Rudman, Don Austen, Jessica Fox, Robert Tygner, Steven Mackintosh, Meredith Braun, Robin Weaver
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  • “- Jacob Marley: Why do you doubt your senses?
    - Scrooge: Because a little thing can effect them. A slight disorder of the stomach can make them cheat. You may be a bit of undigested beef, a blob of mustard, a crumb of cheese. Yes. There's more gravy than of grave about you.
    - Robert Marley: More gravy than of grave?
    - Jacob Marley: What a...” (continue)
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    Jerry Nelson - Jacob Marley
    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
    Dave Goelz - Robert Marley
    [Tag:doubt, senses]
  • “It's all right, children. Life is made up of meetings and partings. That is the way of it. I am sure that we shall never forget Tiny Tim, or this first parting that there was among us.”
    Steve Whitmire - Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit
    [Tag:farewell, meeting]
  • “Work hard, lad, and one day, your life will be as solid as this very building!”

    Frank Oz - Sam the Eagle as Headmaster of Junior High Graduates
    [Tag:money, safety, working]
  • “- Scrooge: Spirit, show me no more. Why do you delight in torturing me?
    - Ghost of Christmas Past: I told you, these are the shadows of the things that have been. That they are what they are, do not blame me.”

    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
    Jessica Fox - Ghost of Christmas Past
    [Tag:blame, past, worry]
  • “- Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit: If you please sir, why open the office tomorrow? Other businesses will be closed; there'll be no one to do business with. It'll waste a lot of expensive coal for the fire!
    - Scrooge: It's a poor excuse for picking a man's pocket every December the 25th. But as I seem to be the only man who knows that... take...” (continue)
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    Steve Whitmire - Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit
    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
  • “There are two things in this life I hate: heights, and jumping from them.”
    Steve Whitmire - Rizzo the Rat
  • “- Belle: Another year before our wedding, Ebenezer.
    - Young Scrooge: Well, it can't be helped, Belle. How could we marry now? There's not even enough for a decent home. The investments haven't grown as they should.
    - Belle: So you said last year.
    - Young Scrooge: Business continues to be poor.”

    Meredith Braun - Belle
    Raymond Coulthard - Young Scrooge
  • - Scrooge: What right have you to be merry? You're poor enough.
    - Fred, Scrooge's Nephew: What right have you to be dismal? You're rich enough.
    - Rizzo the Rat: He's got 'im there. The old boy's speechless!
    - Scrooge: If I could work my will, every idiot who goes around with "a Merry Christmas" on his lips would be cooked with his own turkey and... (continue)
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    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
    Steven Mackintosh - Fred, Scrooge's Nephew
    Steve Whitmire - Rizzo the Rat
    [Tag:christmas, joy]
  • “Christmas is a very busy time for us, Mr. Cratchit. People preparing feasts, giving parties, spending the mortgage money on frivolities. One might say that December is the foreclosure season. Harvest time for the money-lenders.”
    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
  • - Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig: My speech! Here's my Christmas speech. Ahem. "Thank you all, and Merry Christmas".
    - Jacob Marley: That was the speech?
    - Robert Marley: It was dumb!
    - Jacob Marley: It was obvious!
    - Robert Marley: It was pointless!
    - Jacob Marley: It was... short!

    Frank Oz - Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig
    Jerry Nelson - Jacob Marley
    Dave Goelz - Robert Marley
    [Tag:christmas, speech]
  • “- Ghost of Christmas Past: Let us see another Christmas in this place.
    - Scrooge: They were all very much the same. Nothing ever changed.
    - Ghost of Christmas Past: You changed.”

    Jessica Fox - Ghost of Christmas Past
    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
  • “- Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit: If you please Mr. Scrooge, it's gotten colder, and the bookkeeping staff would like an extra shovel full of coal for the fire?
    - Rat #1: We can't do the bookkeeping, all our pens have turned to inkcicles!
    - Rat #2: Our assets are frozen!
    - Scrooge: How would the bookkeeping staff like to be suddenly... unemployed?”

    Steve Whitmire - Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit
    Dave Goelz - Rat #1
    Jerry Nelson - Rat #2
    Sir Michael Caine - Scrooge
  • “- Sam the Eagle as Headmaster of Junior High Graduates: Tomorrow, you become a man of business!
    - Young Scrooge: I'm looking forward to it, Headmaster.
    - Sam the Eagle as Headmaster of Junior High Graduates: Mm, you will love business. It is the American way!
    - The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens: Sam...
    - Sam the Eagle as Headmaster of Junior...” (continue)
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    Frank Oz - Sam the Eagle as Headmaster of Junior High Graduates
    Theo Sanders - Young Scrooge
    Dave Goelz - The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens