The Best Quotes From 'The Muppet Christmas Carol'

The best quotes from The Muppet Christmas Carol proves why it's one of the most beloved family Christmas films of the 1990s. The film sees everyone's favorite puppets, including Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Gonzo, hilariously reenacting the story of A Christmas Carol. The film has stood the test of time and plenty of families still gather around during the holidays to watch the amusing antics of The Muppets. One reason why the film has remained so cherished for decades is due to all of the great quotes in the film. But which of these lines is the best quote from The Muppet Christmas Carol?

Do you prefer some of the funnier quotes from the film? People burst into laughter whenever Rizzo the Rat says, "Mother always taught me, 'Never eat singing food.'" There are numerous heartfelt one-liners in the movie, too. Perhaps you like the more sentimental lines like when Jacob and Robert Marley say, "I loved it!" in reaction to Fozziwig's short and sweet Christmas speech.

The Muppet Christmas Carol movie quotes offer something for the entire family. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll once again believe in the spirit of Christmas. Remember the reason for the season by reviewing some of the best quotes from this classic film. 


  • 1
    38 VOTES


    Ebenezer Scrooge: You're a little absent-minded, spirit.

    Ghost of Christmas Present: No, I'm a large absent-minded spirit!

    38 votes
  • 2
    39 VOTES

    It's Gotten Colder

    Kermit the Frog: If you please, Mr. Scrooge, it's gotten colder, and the bookkeeping staff would like to have 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!

    Ebenezer Scrooge: How would the bookkeepers like to be suddenly... UNEMPLOYED?

    Rats (singing): HEATWAVE. This is my island in the sun...

    39 votes
  • 3
    28 VOTES

    Kids in the Audience

    Rizzo the Rat: Boy, that's scary stuff! Should we be worried about the kids in the audience?

    Gonzo: Nah, it's all right. This is culture!

    28 votes
  • 4
    32 VOTES

    Never Eat Singing Food

    Rizzo the Rat: Mother always taught me, "Never eat singing food."

    32 votes
  • 5
    30 VOTES

    My Name is Charles Dickens

    Gonzo: My name is Charles Dickens.

    Rizzo the Rat: And my name is Rizzo the Rat... wait a second! You're not Charles Dickens!

    Gonzo: I am too!

    Rizzo the Rat: No! A blue furry Charles Dickens who hangs out with a rat?

    Gonzo: Absolutely!

    Rizzo the Rat: Charles Dickens was a 19th Century novelist! A genius!

    Gonzo: Oh, you are too kind!

    Rizzo the Rat: Why should I believe you?

    Gonzo: Well, because I know the story of A Christmas Carol like the back of my hand!

    Rizzo the Rat: Prove it!

    Gonzo: All right! Um, there's a little mole on my thumb, and um, a scar on my wrist from when I fell off my bike...

    Rizzo the Rat: No, no, no, don't tell us your hand, tell us the story!

    30 votes
  • 6
    38 VOTES

    Here's My Christmas Speech

    Fozziwig: My speech! Here's my Christmas speech. Ahem. "Thank you all and Merry Christmas."

    Jacob Marley: That was the speech?

    Robert Marley: It was dumb!

    Jacob Marley: It was obvious!

    Robert Marley: It was pointless!

    Jacob Marley: It was... short!

    Jacob Marley, Robert Marley: I loved it!

    38 votes