Transcript Everybody Loves Raymond

RAY ROMANO: Thank you. Ahh … we’ll make this quick, there’s movie stars here . [laughter] You know what? I talk enough on the show. Brad, we don’t give — yeah, we don’t give you enough lines. Go ahead.

BRAD GARRETT: But I’m not even union. [laughter] [applause] This is unbelievable.

On behalf of this cast, this is Doris and Peter and Madylin and Patty and Ray, and all of our amazing writers, this is just — this is a big week for me, not only for all of us, but for me personally. I don’t mean to brag but not only this, but I’m going to be auditioning for the lead in the "Sopranos" next week and I’m very excited. [laughter] That’s why I shaved my beard. [applause] Is he laughing? Is he laughing? [laughter] [applause] Okay.

And Melissa Gilbert, wow, it’s nice to see where my dues are going. That was incredible. [laughter] She is so gorgeous. This is why they never let me talk. [laughter]

On behalf of everybody, Les Moonves, CBS, HBO, Worldwide Pants, dysfunction is alive. Thank you SAG, God bless you. Thank you very much. [applause]