The Muppet Show

Season 2 Episode 2

Zero Mostel

Aired Unknown Dec 10, 1977 on



  • Quotes

    • Sam: Uh, excuse me, Kermit. May I speak with you?
      Kermit: Uh, sure Sam. Whatcha want?
      Sam: I think you know why I am here?
      Kermit: Uh, well, actually Sam, to tell you the truth, I never know why you're here.
      Sam: I feel my job is to make sure this program is morally upright and cultural and wholesome.
      Beautiful Day Monster: That's work cut out for ya, bird.
      Sam: Now that was unwholesome. That was not cultural.
      Kermit: Uh-- uh-- fine. Fine. Uh, what can I do for you, Sam?
      Sam: I want to know who is going to be on tonight's show.
      Kermit: Oh. Well, let's see. tonight's show is very classy, very highbrow. You'll like this show.
      Sam: Ah good. Yes, tell me more.
      Kermit: Uh, lets see ,uh , we got Fozzie is doing a pantomime with Zero Mostel.
      Sam: Mm hmm. Mm hmm. Mm hmm.
      Kermit: Got a musical number.
      Sam: Musical Number. Good. Good.
      Kermit: With Zoot and Rowlf. And of course we got...we got the lady lady wrestlers.
      Sam: What?
      Kermit: Uh-- Oh nothing, Sam. it's just we got some lady uh, lady uhhh, lady wrestlers. Stand by for the pantomime number!
      Sam: Lady what?
      Kermit: Oh...lady wrestlers.
      Sam: Wrest what?
      Kermit: Lers.
      Sam: LADY WRESTLERS!? LADY WRESTLERS!?!?!?!?? HAVE WE NO SHAME!? Kermit, something- something must be done here.
      Kermit: Yeah but--
      Sam: Someone must work for integrity and decency. Someone must do this. And I shall continue to speak out. Knowing someday, I will get my just desserts!
      Kermit: Uh, Sam. You will someday get your just desserts.
      (Beautiful Day Monster slams a cream pie on Sam's beak)
      Kermit: What was that?
      Beautiful Day Monster: Just Dessert.
      Sam: The road is long...the path is steep...