Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.
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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 ...
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 are back with wild new friends and superstar guests!

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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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[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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Followed by Kermit's Swamp Years (2002) See more »

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Whatever happened?
19 May 2001 | by 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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