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
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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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

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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I Could Watch Muppets Tonight All Day
21 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

Dare I say it? This modern reworking of the famous Muppet Show is even better than its predecessor and better than just about everything else those lovable Jim Henson creations ever did.

Every single one of the few episodes - only 22 all in all - is filled with knock-out puns, bone-crunching slapstick, marvelously loopy sketches, hilarious story lines, good-natured guest star appearances and an overall air of liberating anarchy.

The many new characters are perfectly integrated into the Muppet cosmos. They're all breathing living creatures.

This terrific TV show was clearly made with love and care. Pure fun from start to finish.

8 out of 10 chaotic nights at the television studio


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