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[[caption-width-right:300:'''Statler:''' They're still here! Don't they know [[TVTropesWillRuinYourLife this site will ruin their lives]]?\\
'''Waldorf:''' You can't ruin what you don't have!\\
'''Both:''' ''Do-ho-ho-ho-hoh!'' ]]

->'''Waldorf:''' The internet is a completely different culture, isn't it?\\
'''Statler:''' You said it. Everything here is immediately followed by sarcastic comments and nasty responses.\\
'''Waldorf:''' Yup, we're finally where we belong.\\
'''Both:''' Do-ho-ho-ho-hoh!
-->-- ''WebVideo/MuppetViralVideos'', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSDj7bjAv2s "Meh"]]

Statler and Waldorf are [[ThoseTwoGuys two side characters]] from ''Series/TheMuppetShow'' whose entire purpose is to heckle and insult the rest of the cast, along with each episode's guest. They're the GreekChorus for the Muppet universe, best known for TheStinger that [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14njUwJUg1I they drop]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-R3ZYnu04rI at the]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJNxj1FdKuo end of]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK6TVqbsKVk&feature=related each episode]], almost always containing yet another crack at the show followed by their [[CatchPhrase signature]] [[SignatureLaugh "Do-ho-ho-ho-hoh!"]]. You can find the tropes associated with them on [[Characters/TheMuppetShow the character sheet]] for ''Series/TheMuppetShow''.

As the first page quote indicates, they have discovered where people like them reside. Finding their places in the world, they choose to lurk among them.

Good snark being a precious inspirational resource, it's no surprise then that Statler and Waldorf have been appearing in other media. They've set up shop in [[http://www.youtube.com/user/heckleu247 YouTube]], as well as here on the TVTropesWiki. Though not nearly as well known, this pushes them into the group of memetic characters who inhabit the wiki along with JustForFun/TropeTan, '''[[Creator/BrianBlessed BRIAN BLESSED]]''', Tropers/TheAdvertisementServer, TheToblerone, AliceAndBob, ReportSiht and many others.

Oh by the way, do you know where they got their names from? The two largest hotels in UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity, the Statler (now the famous Hotel Pennsylvania--the one right across Seventh Avenue from Penn Station--known for its world-famous phone number from the 1940s Music/GlennMiller tune of the same name, [+ 1 (212)] '''[=PEnnsylvania=] 6-5000'''), and the Waldorf (now the Waldorf-Astoria). In [[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Astoria fact]], Astoria is Waldorf's wife (who [[YouLookFamiliar looks an awful lot like Statler]]). A little bit of trivia, exclusively for TV Tropes readers.

If you wish to have them visit a page, please bring it up in one of the discussion pages (either [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/remarks.php?trope=JustForFun.StatlerAndWaldorf here]] or for the page in question).

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!!!Pages upon which Statler and Waldorf wish to make their opinion known:

[[AC: Here Be Insufferable Old Guys]]

* WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}}
* AnalProbing
* Fellow Muppet SelfDemonstrating/{{Animal}}
* AnyoneRememberPogs
* {{Badass}}
* BestKnownForTheFanservice
* {{BFS}}
* BizarroUniverse
* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine
* BrainsAndBrawn
* BrickJoke
* BuiltWithLego
* UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}
* JustForFun/CandleJack
* CaptiveAudience
* ChasedOffIntoTheSunset
* UsefulNotes/ConspiracyTheories
* UsefulNotes/CricketRules
* Series/TheDailyShow
* ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}
* DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck
* DidYouJustScamCthulhu
* DoubleDontKnow
* EditorialSynaesthesia
* EdutainmentShow
* {{Egregious}}
* EverythingsDeaderWithZombies
* EvilOverlord
* {{Fanservice}}
* FantasticSapientSpeciesTropes
* {{Goth}}
* TheGrimReaper
* GrumpyOldMan
* HeDidntMakeIt
* HeHadAName
* TheHeckler
* LightNovel/HighSchoolDxD
* Literature/InstrumentOfGod
* JewishComplaining
* WesternAnimation/KimPossible
* ComicBook/LadyDeath
* LongRunners
* LukeIAmYourFather
* MadLibsCatchPhrase
* ManlyTears
* [[Memes/TVTropes Memetic Mutation (TV Tropes)]]
* MooseAreIdiots
* Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld
* MST3KMantra
* Series/TheMuppetShow
** Film/TheMuppets
** Film/AMuppetFamilyChristmas
** WebVideo/MuppetViralVideos
** Ride/MuppetVision3D
** VideoGame/MuppetRaceMania
* Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E7MakeNewFriendsButKeepDiscord
* NakedPeopleAreFunny
* NameAndName
* UsefulNotes/TheNetherlands
* NoEnding
* OrphanedSeries
* Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt
* PeripheryDemographic
* Franchise/PowerRangers
* WesternAnimation/ReBoot
* RosesAreRedVioletsAreBlue
* RottenTomatoes
* RussianHumor
* SpaceBattle
* ScrewPolitenessImASenior
* Literature/TheSpectralChronicles
* UsefulNotes/{{Sweden}}
* [[TakeThat/LiveActionTV Take That (Live-Action TV)]]
* Music/TalkingHeads
* TheyDontMakeThemLikeTheyUsedTo
* ThoseTwoGuys
* WesternAnimation/TotalDrama
* UnCanceled
* TheUnintelligible
* VeggieTales
* Roleplay/WeAreOurAvatars
* ComicBook/YTheLastMan
* {{Zipperiffic}}
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->'''Statler:''' What was that?\\
'''Waldorf:''' That was very strange.\\
'''Statler:''' It was very weird.\\
'''Waldorf:''' It was peculiar.\\
'''Statler:''' It was kinda amusing.\\
'''Waldorf:''' Yes, it was rather funny.\\
'''Statler:''' It was incredibly funny!\\
'''Waldorf:''' I loved it!\\
'''Statler:''' Hilarious!\\
'''Both:''' More! Encore! Encore!
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