Sam playing it again... and again... and again.


Piggy spoofing Casablanca in a pull out poster from her 1980 calendar.

Casablanca is the 1942 Oscar winning film based in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, it has been widely considered one of the greatest Hollywood movies ever made.


  • In The Muppets Go to the Movies, Kermit and Piggy once again take on the lovers of Casablanca. This time, the two try to reenact one of the last scenes in the movie, and Kermit delivers Bogart's famous farewell. Miss Piggy is blown away, and Kermit yells after her, "Here's looking for you, kid!"
  • A Sesame Street segment, "Great Movie Classics," showcases a different version of the film: in this version, Rick keeps telling the pianist to keep saying the alphabet ("Say it again, Sam").


Earl: "You know the troubles of two little dinosaurs don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. ... Oh! Almost forgot the beans. Half a dozen cans should do it. Maybe six. ... Well, farewell, Fran."
Fran: "Oh, Earl, don't go!"
Earl: "Frannie, I've got to go. If I don't, I'll regret it. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not for the rest of the week. But probably by the end of the month. Do you have a calendar?"
  • In his book Before You Leap, Kermit paraphrases one of the films most famous lines and makes note to save it for his next movie, "I'd regret it - maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of my life."
  • In a 1988 episode of Sesame Street, as Elmo and T.J. greet each other, Bob remarks "I think this could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship."
  • Just before Kermit starts singing "My Pollywog Ways", he hollers "play that piano, Sam!" Then, the first shot we see of the imaginary night club is a Fat Blue frog pianist meant to represent the famous saloon player from the movie. 

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