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The Muppet Christmas Carol Quotes

The Muppet Christmas Carol is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Muppet Christmas Carol ended its run in 1970.

It features Miles Goodman in charge of musical score, and John Fenner as head of cinematography.

The Muppet Christmas Carol is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Muppet Christmas Carol is 86 minutes long. The Muppet Christmas Carol is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

The cast includes: Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge, Steven Mackintosh as Fred, David Shaw Parker as Old Joe, and Meredith Braun as Belle.

The Muppet Christmas Carol Quotes

Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge

  • (Michael Caine) "Are you the spirit whose coming was foretold to me?"
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "I am."
  • (Michael Caine) "But -- you're just a child."
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "I can remember nearly 1900 years. I am the Ghost of Christmas Past."
  • (Michael Caine) "What right have you to be merry? You're poor enough."
  • (Steven Mackintosh) "What right have you to be dismal? You're rich enough."
  • (Rizzo the Rat) "He's got 'im there. The old boy's speechless."
  • (Michael Caine) "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 buried with a stake of holly through his heart."
  • (Rizzo the Rat) "Well, not quite speechless."
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "There was of course, another Christmas Eve with this young woman. Some years later."
  • (Michael Caine) "Oh please -- do not show me that Christmas."
  • (Michael Caine) "This is Bob Crachit's house?"
  • (Ghost of Christmas Present) "How do you know that?"
  • (Michael Caine) "You just told me."
  • (Ghost of Christmas Present) "Well, I'm usually trustworthy."
  • (Kermit the Frog) "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."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah."
  • (Michael Caine) "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 the day off."
  • (Michael Caine) "Must we return to this place? There is something else that I must know, is that not true? Spirit, I know what I must ask. I fear to, but I must. Who was the wretched man whose death brought so much glee and happiness to others?"
  • (Michael Caine) "Answer me one more question. Are these the shadows of things that will be, or are they the shadows of things that may be only?"
  • (Michael Caine) "These events can be changed. A life can be made right."
  • (Michael Caine) "Ebenezer Scrooge. Oh please Spirit, no. Hear me, I, I am not the man I was. Why would you show me this if I am past all hope? --"
  • (Michael Caine) "I, I will honor Christmas, and try to keep it all the year. I will live my life in the past, the present and the future. I will not shut out the lessons the spirits have taught me. Tell me that I may sponge out the writing on this stone."
  • (Michael Caine) "Oh Spirit, please speak to me."
  • (Michael Caine) "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."
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "Let us see another Christmas in this place."
  • (Michael Caine) "They were all very much the same. Nothing ever changed."
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "You changed."
  • (Michael Caine) "What an employer he was. As hard and ruthless as a rose petal."
  • (Michael Caine) "I do not make merry at Christmas --"
  • (Steven Mackintosh) "That is certainly true."
  • (Michael Caine) "And I cannot afford to make other people merry."
  • (Steven Mackintosh) "That is certainly not true."
  • (Robert Marley) "You will be haunted by three spirits."
  • (Michael Caine) "Haunted? I've already had enough of that."
  • (Jacob Marley) "Without these visits, you cannot hope to avoid the path we tread."
  • (Robert Marley) "Expect the first ghost tonight, when the bell tolls one."
  • (Michael Caine) "Can't I meet them all at once and get it over with?"
  • (Michael Caine) "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."
  • (Michael Caine) "Leave Me."
  • (Michael Caine) "What business has brought you here?"
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "Your welfare."
  • (Michael Caine) "Heh, a night's unbroken rest might aid my welfare."
  • (Ghost of Christmas Past) "Your salvation, then."
  • (Kermit the Frog) "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."
  • (Michael Caine) "How would the bookkeeping staff like to be suddenly -- UNEMPLOYED?"
  • (Unnamed) "HEAT WAVE. This is my island in the sun --"
  • (Michael Caine) "Let us deal with the eviction notices for tomorrow, Mr. Cratchit."
  • (Kermit the Frog) "Uh, tomorrow's Christmas, sir."
  • (Michael Caine) "Very well. You may gift wrap them."
  • (Michael Caine) "I'll see you tomorrow morning at 8."
  • (Unnamed) "Ask him, ask him."
  • (Kermit the Frog) "Tomorrow's Christmas, sir."
  • (Michael Caine) "8:30, then."
  • (Kermit the Frog) "Uh, if you please Mr. Scrooge, half an hour off hardly seems customary for Christmas Day."
  • (Unnamed) "No, no."
  • (Michael Caine) "How much time off is customary?"
  • (Kermit the Frog) "Why, uh -- The whole day."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah, yeah."
  • (Michael Caine) "The entire day?"
  • (Unnamed) "No, no. That's the frog's idea --"

David Shaw Parker as Old Joe

  • (Mrs. Dilber) "I've got his blankets."
  • (David Shaw Parker) "Ah, his blankets -- Why, Mrs. Dilber, they're still warm. I don't pay extra for the warmth, you know."
  • (Mrs. Dilber) "You should. It's the only warmth he ever had."

Meredith Braun as Belle

  • (Fozziwig) "Belle, you know, I love these annual Christmas parties. I love 'em so much, I think we'll do it twice a year."
  • (Young Scrooge) "Excuse me."
  • (Young Scrooge) "Oh -- Excuse me."
  • (Fozziwig) "Oh, Master Scrooge. Belle, I'd like you to meet Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge -- the finest young financial mind in the city. Ebenezer, this is Belle. A friend of the Fozziwig family."
  • (Meredith Braun) "I'm pleased to meet you."
  • (Fozziwig) "Well, I'm glad you two finally met."

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