Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.
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 Nigel / ... (22 episodes, 1996-1998)
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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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Comedy | Family | Music

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8 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Muppets Live!  »

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Trivia

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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Polly: I hear you've been having some problems.
Clueless: It's my wife's sister. She's eating me out of house and home.
Polly: Ate all the groceries, huh?
Clueless: No, she ate my house which of course is my home!
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Follows The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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Highly under rated
7 July 1999 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Muppets Tonight was true to the Muppet Show in every way. The only problem was, no one was interested. Muppets Tonight offered our favorite Muppets, as well as new characters and fresh material. It's shame it was so short and killed by ABC. But not to worry. Those of us who have the Disney Channel can catch it in reruns and newer episodes that never made it to the air.


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