Muppets Tonight (1996–1998)

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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.

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 Waldorf / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Clifford / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Nigel / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Statler / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Bobo the Bear / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Kermit the Frog / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
Leslie Carrara ...
 Additional Muppets / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
Len Levitt ...
 Additional Muppets (20 episodes, 1996-1998)
Drew Massey ...
 Additional Muppets (20 episodes, 1996-1998)
Joe Selph ...
 Additional Muppets (19 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Miss Piggy / ... (16 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Additional Muppets (15 episodes, 1996-1998)
Bruce Lanoil ...
 Additional Muppets (13 episodes, 1996-1997)
Thom Fountain ...
 Additional Muppets (10 episodes, 1996-1998)
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Kermit the Frog is still running a variety show, only this time, it's in the 90s! Features many of the very familiar Muppet characters, including Miss Piggy, 'The Great Gonzo', Animal, Rowlf, Beaker, and more. Written by Anonymous

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'The Muppets' (qv) are back with wild new friends and superstar guests!

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8 March 1996 (USA)  »

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The director of Muppets Tonight is named Nigel. This is a reference to a Muppet of the same name who was the host of one of the original Muppet Show pilot episodes [The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975)], and who later became the orchestra conductor on the show itself. See more »

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John Goodman: I think the igpays are a little upidstay.
Andy Pig: He speaks the ancient tongue!
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Follows The Great Muppet Caper (1981) See more »

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As Good As the Original Muppet Show!
26 August 2002 | by (U.S.A) – See all my reviews

If you're a fan of the old Muppet show from the '70s and the '80s, you'll like this one! If only Jim Henson could be alive to see it. I'm sure he'd like it too. All our old favorites are here. Kermit, Fozzie, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Rizzo and a new guy: the host, Clifford. I remember one episode where Billy Crystal guest starred and reenacted the scene from City Slickers where he delivers the calf with Kermit and Fozzie. During the delivery scene, Fozzie says that if it isn't there in 30 minutes, it's free. I'll never forget that part, it's so funny! This was a pretty good show. It's not around anymore. It didn't even show reruns, because, one line of the theme song goes: "we got a show for you, guaranteed brand new". Which singles out reruns I guess. Those of you who remember this show, you know what I'm talking about. That it was a great one.


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