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While using the bathroom, Greg sees there are mean messages written on the wall about everyone on the cast except him. He makes up a harsh and rather racist insult about himself and puts it on the wall. When Alison, the studio executive, hears about it and Junction Jack gets blamed for it, a puppet sensitivity coach is brought in to teach everyone about tolerance.
Greg: Why do seagulls fly over the sea?
Dottie: I dunno, Greg.
Greg: Because if they flew over the bay, they'd be bagels.
Dr. Mitchell: What are some of the common stereotypes humans have for puppets? Jimmy?
Jimmy: Um, well, all puppets love tartar sauce.
Warren: I tell ya, it's either I'm stinking drunk or that was the world's worst apology.
Gil: Seeing as it's almost noon, I'd say it's a toss up.
You know what I heard? I heard that Ernie and Bert are actually straight.
Bert and Ernie are two characters on Sesame Street
, a show commonly referenced on Greg the Bunny
Oh, I get it. It's another damn puppet conspiracy, like covering up Oscar's mob-ties.
Another reference to Sesame Street
. Oscar is the green, dumpster-living and trash loving character.
It's always something with them. They also refuse to work on Howdy Doody's birthday.
Howdy Doody is a famous puppet who stared in his show Howdy Doody
during the late forties, eventually ending in the early sixties.
Title: Sock Like Me
The episode's title is a reference to the book Black Like Me, in which a white man dressed up as a black man to experience the adjustments and discriminations they face.