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Muppets Tonight 

Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dave Goelz ...  Waldorf / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Kevin Clash ...  Clifford / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Jerry Nelson ...  Statler / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Bill Barretta ...  Bobo the Bear / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Steve Whitmire ...  Kermit the Frog / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Brian Henson ...  Nigel / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Leslie Carrara Leslie Carrara ...  Additional Muppets / ... 22 episodes, 1996-1998
Len Levitt Len Levitt ...  Additional Muppets 20 episodes, 1996-1998
Drew Massey ...  Additional Muppets 20 episodes, 1996-1998
Joe Selph Joe Selph ...  Additional Muppets 19 episodes, 1996-1998
Frank Oz ...  Miss Piggy / ... 16 episodes, 1996-1998
Allan Trautman ...  Additional Muppets 15 episodes, 1996-1998
Bruce Lanoil ...  Additional Muppets 13 episodes, 1996-1997
Thom Fountain 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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The Muppets are back with wild new friends and superstar guests!

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Comedy | Family | Music

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Official Sites:

Henson.com

Country:

France | USA

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

8 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muppets Live! See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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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

[Clifford gets into the supply cabinet instead of going through the doors onto the set]
Kermit the Frog: Clifford, that's the supply cabinet!
Clifford: I know that, it's a nice supply cabinet too. Nice and quiet. Let's cue the announcer shall we.
Kermit the Frog: Cue the announcer.
Nigel: Go Go Go Go Go Go Go!
[supply cabinet is pushed on set]
Announcer: And now it's time for "Muppets Tonight" and here's the host of our show - Clifford!
[Rizzo knocks on supply cabinet door]
Rizzo the rat: You're on, Clifford!
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Followed by The Muppets: First Look Presentation (2015) See more »

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Do u remember?
2 April 2004 | by Groverclevland2224See all my reviews

i remember when it aired that there was a long brake before new episodes came on the air. the last epidose before this brake had gonzo launching himself out of a cannon, then u heard a loud crash. i soon heard on the news that the gonzo puppet had done damage to the set when it was launched, they then took the break to fix the set. gonzo never launched out of a cannon again on the show. does any one else remembner this. this was a classic muppet piece of art better then that crappy nbc muppet christmas movie. they should release this as a dvd set with the full series and never before aired footage and episodes. it lived up to the muppet show if it wasnt better.


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