History Series / MuppetsTonight

30th May '17 10:08:19 PM nombretomado
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* WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong: At the start of the WhoopiGoldberg episode, Clifford is really optimistic about the show that night, and is cheerfully telling Kermit about the plans, until Bill the Bubble Guy walks past and adds, "What could possibly go wrong?" Cue [[GenreSavvy Clifford's]] immediate paranoia and a phone call from Miss Piggy saying that she's flying back from a mall opening in Antarctica and might not make the closing number.

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* WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong: At the start of the WhoopiGoldberg Creator/WhoopiGoldberg episode, Clifford is really optimistic about the show that night, and is cheerfully telling Kermit about the plans, until Bill the Bubble Guy walks past and adds, "What could possibly go wrong?" Cue [[GenreSavvy Clifford's]] immediate paranoia and a phone call from Miss Piggy saying that she's flying back from a mall opening in Antarctica and might not make the closing number.
3rd Apr '17 7:25:29 PM MarshalGrover
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* FashionShopFashionShow: Johnny Fiama and Sal take Bunsen on one of these, set to "Pretty Bunsen."


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* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: In the Tony Bennett episode, Sal has his own SadTimesMontage set to Bennett singing "Boulevard of Broken Dreams." He returns to the studio and finds Tony has been singing the song the entire time from his dressing room.
30th Mar '17 10:22:33 PM PaulA
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--->'''Dennis Quiad:''' Have you seen Clifford?
--->'''Bobo:''' Oh, well, he just went in the elevator and went up to the roof.
--->'''Dennis:''' How come?
--->'''Bobo:''' Well, I'm no licensed psychologist, but I would posit that he suffers from clinical depression triggered by your hyper-efficient performance of his duties.
--->'''Dennis:''' Are you saying it's my fault?
--->'''Bobo:''' Hey, what do I know? I'm a bear. I get my jollies from tipping over garbage cans.

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--->'''Dennis Quiad:''' -->'''Dennis Quaid:''' Have you seen Clifford?
--->'''Bobo:'''
Clifford?\\
'''Bobo:'''
Oh, well, he just went in the elevator and went up to the roof.
--->'''Dennis:'''
roof.\\
'''Dennis:'''
How come?
--->'''Bobo:'''
come?\\
'''Bobo:'''
Well, I'm no licensed psychologist, but I would posit that he suffers from clinical depression triggered by your hyper-efficient performance of his duties.
--->'''Dennis:'''
duties.\\
'''Dennis:'''
Are you saying it's my fault?
--->'''Bobo:'''
fault?\\
'''Bobo:'''
Hey, what do I know? I'm a bear. I get my jollies from tipping over garbage cans.
30th Mar '17 9:19:14 PM MarshalGrover
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* TheAce: Dennis Quaid is portrayed as such in his guest appearance.

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* TheAce: Dennis Quaid is portrayed as such in his guest appearance.appearance, making Clifford very jealous. Ends up being an inversion, as Dennis claims all his great feats were either lucky guesses or just bluffs.
30th Mar '17 9:17:14 PM MarshalGrover
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* DumbassHasAPoint: There instances of the slightly dim Bobo having rather perceptive knowledge of certain things. For example:
--->'''Dennis Quiad:''' Have you seen Clifford?
--->'''Bobo:''' Oh, well, he just went in the elevator and went up to the roof.
--->'''Dennis:''' How come?
--->'''Bobo:''' Well, I'm no licensed psychologist, but I would posit that he suffers from clinical depression triggered by your hyper-efficient performance of his duties.
--->'''Dennis:''' Are you saying it's my fault?
--->'''Bobo:''' Hey, what do I know? I'm a bear. I get my jollies from tipping over garbage cans.
30th Mar '17 9:04:40 PM MarshalGrover
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* TheAce: Dennis Quaid is portrayed as such in his guest appearance.
30th Mar '17 8:48:25 PM MarshalGrover
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** Another episode has a band of Muppets show up to sing "Whip It" every time someone says the word "whip."

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** Another episode has a band of Muppets show up to sing "Whip It" every time someone says the word "whip.anything rhyming "whip it."
30th Mar '17 8:46:23 PM MarshalGrover
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* OnOneCondition: Parodied in an episode in which the guest star's character will inherit a "fortune" of "eighty-five dollars" provided that he is married to a beautiful woman. Miss Piggy happens to walk in the door at that point... (And it turns out that she has more money than that already on her.)

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* OnOneCondition: Parodied in an episode in which the guest star's character Ed Grimly will inherit a "fortune" of "eighty-five dollars" (Canadian) provided that he is married to a beautiful woman. Miss Piggy happens to walk in the door at that point... (And it turns out that she has more money than that already on her.)


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* TemptingFate: In the episode featuring Dennis Quaid, Kermit leaves the studio in Clifford's hands, then comments, "It's not like bowling balls gonna come falling out of the sky the minute I leave." GenreSavvy Clifford expects this to happen, only other things end up going wrong. When Dennis is able to fix everything, Rizzo comments there weren't even any falling bowling balls. Cue everyone but Clifford sidestepping away as bowling balls pummel him.
30th Mar '17 7:10:07 PM PaulA
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* TakeThat: In one episode, a group of lobsters hold the station hostage and read their demands, mostly pertaining to the treatment of shellfish in society. However, one demand ends up being no more movies based on old TV shows.
-->'''Lobster:''' What's that got to do with shellfish?
-->'''Lead Lobster:''' Nothing. It's for the benefit of all mankind.
** In another episode, Andie McDowell, after a fling with Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, demands more dangerous adventures, such as sitting through a Creator/PaulyShore movie.

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* TakeThat: TakeThat:
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In one episode, a group of lobsters hold the station hostage and read their demands, mostly pertaining to the treatment of shellfish in society. However, one demand ends up being no more movies based on old TV shows.
-->'''Lobster:''' What's that got to do with shellfish?
-->'''Lead
shellfish?\\
'''Lead
Lobster:''' Nothing. It's for the benefit of all mankind.
** In another episode, Andie McDowell, [=Andie McDowell=], after a fling with Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, demands more dangerous adventures, such as sitting through a Creator/PaulyShore movie.
30th Mar '17 3:22:26 PM MarshalGrover
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* TakeThat: In one episode, a group of lobsters hold the station hostage and read their demands, mostly pertaining to the treatment of shellfish in society. However, one demand ends up being no more movies based on old TV shows.
-->'''Lobster:''' What's that got to do with shellfish?
-->'''Lead Lobster:''' Nothing. It's for the benefit of all mankind.
** In another episode, Andie McDowell, after a fling with Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, demands more dangerous adventures, such as sitting through a Creator/PaulyShore movie.
-->'''Bunsen:''' That's it, she's snapped.
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