Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show.
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 Additional Muppets 20 episodes, 1996-1998
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 Additional Muppets 20 episodes, 1996-1998
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 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
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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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According to Kevin Clash, the decision to have Clifford as host was made because Jim Henson had requested, in the event of his passing, that any future Muppet Show should not be hosted by Kermit the Frog. See more »

Quotes

John Goodman: I think the igpays are a little upidstay.
Andy Pig: He speaks the ancient tongue!
Andy PigRandy Pig: Ereway otnay orthyway! Ereway otnay orthyway!
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"MT", We Hardly Knew Ye.
31 March 2000 | by (Winnipeg, Canada) – See all my reviews

It's a travesty what happened to this show. In it's short-lived existence, "Muppets Tonight" was one of the best things going on television. Sadly though, it played out to an audience that apparently had been all muppeted out. A wonderful program with an incredible group of characters old and new, "Muppets Tonight" boasted a stellar ensemble of special guests. What other variety program could showcase such awesome star power like Garth Brooks, Michelle Pfeiffer, Prince and Cindy Crawford? What other show could pull off the unbelievable, like Rizzo the Rat belting out Right Said Fred's 'I'm Too Sexy' to a screaming mob of she-rodents? Or a life-sized grizzly-bear-security-guard trying to woo the aforementioned Crawford's affections? Or the hilarious Elvis Moments in History? Alas, "Muppets Tonight". We hardly knew ye. This crazy world just doesn't have room for those loony puppets anymore...except in Germany, apparently. Muppetheads across the globe await to see what happens next.


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