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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1998 | 1997 | 1996
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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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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Storyline

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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variety | frog | bird | the muppets | dog | See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

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 »

Quotes

[Garth Brooks is singing a number from Fiddler on the Roof]
Studio manager: I thought he was going to sing a country song.
Rizzo the rat: Yeah, but he didn't say which country.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.38 (2012) See more »

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19 May 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I never watched the original Muppets, in fact, I was never a great fan of them. However this show was more than that. It was not about your usual children's puppet show; it was light hearted entertainment that was well written and had guest star roles that perhaps some of the most well established entertainment shows couldn't get a hold of considering it's short run. I had always wondered what had happened to this brilliant show; am I only one of a few who thought this?


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