We learn that October is Puppet History Month in 'Sock Like Me'.
some of the writings on the wall in the bathroom include:
What are you looking at?
Junction Jack has a big red caboose
Jimmy Bender is a sucky production assistant
Count Blah bites and sucks
Warren polishes his helmet
Suzan's 97% polyester
Greg the Bunny is a filthy stinking sock who should die
We aim to please. You aim too, please
I want to make Alison my bitch
Greg: (to Jack) I really am sorry that your mama left you for a puppet gigolo.
Dr. Abem Mitchell: Okay, now what are some of the common stereotypes humans have about puppets? Jimmy.
Jimmy: Uh...well ya, all puppets love tartar sauce.
(puppets get angry)
Warren: That is a lie!
Other puppet: What are you talking about?
Jimmy: C'mon you guys, you know you love it.
All puppets: Yeah. Okay. All right.
Dr. Aben Mitchell: Hi, I'm Dr. Aben Mitchell. To learn more about anti-puppetism in the workplace, please contact your local library or visit us on the web at www.antipuppetismisnolaughingmatter/tartarsauce.org
Greg: Well, what have you got against puppets?
Jack: You love your momma, Greg?
Greg: Uh, you're not gonna hurt her if I say yes, are you?
Dr. Aben Mitchell: OK. Now let's see. Um, Alison. OK, now, you be the puppet customer. Uh, who would like to be the, uh, waiter who abuses Alison?
Everybody: Me! Me! Me! Me!
Dr. Aben Mitchell: But we must all learn to tolerate and even celebrate our differences. Whether you're flesh, fleece, purple, plaid or even Chinese.
Guy in Video: So, Fred, did you get that big promotion you deserve?
Fred: No, they gave it to some stupid puppet, just because he was a puppet.
Guy in Video: Which puppet did they give it to?
Fred: I don't know. They all look alike.
Jimmy: Jack's never gonna find out.
Greg: Yeah, well, if he does, I'm leaving you my foot for good luck.
Alison: You got to admit, Jack. It looks pretty similar.
Jack: Oh, I get it. It's another damn puppet conspiracy, like covering up Oscar's mob ties. Come on. We all know who controls sanitation from Fifth Avenue to Sesame Street.
Gil: Greg the Bunny is a filthy stinking sock who should die, blah. You know, people, if you don't put your names on the bottom of the paper, I'm not gonna know who wrote 'em.
Blah: That one was mine, blah.
Gil: I was kidding. I know it's yours. We're all aware of your ridiculous verbal tic.
Blah: Hey, blah me.
Alison: See? Anti-puppetism is an extremely sensitive issue, Gil. Especially now during Puppet History Month.
Gil: Is it October already?
Alison: Can I have everyone's attention, please? We have a problem, and it could very easily turn into a situation.
Jack: That's network lingo for, "I've got to cover my ass."
Warren: Ho, not in that skirt, baby!
Warren: Yeah, well, I'm telling you, that second-rate P.B.S. hack doesn't even eat the cookies, OK? They just crumble up and fall right out of his mouth.
Greg: Mmm, first sign of bulimia.
Dottie: You know what I heard? I heard that Bert and Ernie are actually straight.
Greg: I have to go to the bathroom.
Gil: Jimmy, why don't you go with him and make sure he doesn't fall in again.
Jimmy: Yeah, that's exactly what I got my Ph.D. for.
Gil: GED. Hey, I'm not some hot chick you're trying to impress at Bennigan's.
Greg: Why do seagulls fly over the sea?
Dottie: Hmm. I don't know, Greg.
Greg: Because if they flew over the bay, they'd be bagels!
In this show, five outtakes are shown during the closing credits: Greg doing meditation between takes; Dr. Aben Mitchell pondering his wedding ring and saying, "Oh, yeah, it must be marriage"; Dr. Aben Mitchell noticing his pupil fell off; Greg telling Jack, "You know, my dad ran off with a Southern woman... brutha!"; Dr. Aben Mitchell declaring, "Well, that came to a grinding halt."
This, "Dottie Heat" and "Rabbit Redux" are the only episodes in which Greg does not offer opening and closing narration. Perhaps they were lopped off.
Mark Bryan Wilson is credited as Mark Wilson.
Scheduled to air on August 18, 2002, and also fed over the wildfeed. It was replaced with a rerun of Grounded for Life.
Dottie: I heard that Ernie and Bert are actually straight.
Bert and Ernie are two muppets from Sesame Street who live together and have been rumored to be gay numerous times.
Greg: Hey, you want to hear my snowball song?
During the first episode of Greg the Bunny, 'Welcome to Sweetknuckle Junction', Greg sings his snowball song.
Jack: It's another damn puppet conspiracy, like covering up Oscar's mob-ties.
Yet another reference to the Sesame Street muppet Oscar.
Jack: They also refuse to work on Howdy Doody's birthday.
A famous puppet by the name of Howdy Doody had his own show that lasted from the late forties to the early sixties.
"Sock Like Me" is a reference to the classic book "Black Like Me," which featured a white man who dressed up as a black man and shared his experiences, bringing some understanding between races.