Muppets Tonight

Season 1 Episode 4

John Goodman

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Mar 29, 1996 on ABC
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Episode Summary

John Goodman
John Goodman hopes for a relaxing, memorable show. Well, he winds up getting the latter after saving Andy and Randy, but not in the good way. Now, Miss Piggy's annoying nephews live to serve and won't leave him alone under any circumstances. Needless to say, John finds little help for his situation. Sketches: "Tales from the Vet", "The Rat's Patrol", "Gonzo and Rizzo's Incredible Discoveries", "The Lunarmooners", "Close To You", "Feelin' All Right"moreless

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    Brian Henson

    Brian Henson

    Seymore / Sal Manilla / Dr. Phil Van Neuter / Nigel

    Frank Oz

    Frank Oz

    Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal

    Dave Goelz

    Dave Goelz

    Gonzo / Dr. Bunsen Honeydew / Waldorf / Beauregard / Randy Pig

    Jerry Nelson

    Jerry Nelson

    Lew Zealand / Statler / Announcer

    Steve Whitmire

    Steve Whitmire

    Kermit the Frog / Rizzo the Rat / Beaker / Andy Pig

    Kevin Clash

    Kevin Clash


    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

    • QUOTES (11)

      • Kermit: Hey, there, Nigel. How's it goin'? Huh?
        Nigel: Well, John Goodman just fell out the window, Clifford is tryin' to get a bear trap off his head, THE PRODUCER'S CACTUS GOT AWAY, AND THERE'S NOBODY ON STAGE TO INTRODUCE JOHNNY FIAMA!!
        Kermit: Gee. Sounds like a slow night.

      • Alf: One of these days, Alison, BANG!! ZOOM!! RIGHT TO THE EARTH!!!
        Alison: That would be my first trip since our honeymoon.
        Alf: Ha-dee-ha-ha!

      • Alf: What are you tryin' to do, Newton? Gimme a heart attack?!
        Newton: Take it easy, Alfie-boy! Hey! I just came down to give you the tickets ya wanted. You know, to the Space Cadets' Ball.
        Alf: Aw, that's great, Newton. You're the best pal a guy ever had. Alison's gonna be so surprised!
        Newton: Hey, sure, Alfie-boy. I got 'em right in my vest. Right-here-a-rooney, ha-root-a-doot-doot...!

      • Stagehand: Hey, Mr. Goodman. Welcome back to the show.
        John: John. John.
        (he takes a seat on the couch)
        John: Yeah, it's great to be back on Roseanne. Those Muppets drove me crazy. Could someone get me a coffee, PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEASE?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
        (Andy and Randy enter)
        Randy: We'll get it for you, Master.
        Andy: Yeah. We work on this show now.

      • Andy: You keep forgetting things, like this.
        (he exposes a live grenade from John's previous sketch)
        John: Oh, no, you idiot! That's a live grenade!
        Andy: A what?
        John: A live grenade!
        Randy: A WHAT?!
        John: (covers his ears) A LIVE GRENADE!!!
        Randy: (as the grenade explodes, causing John to hit the ceiling) THANK YOU, GUYS!!!
        John: I'm, uh, not relaxing.

      • (after the blast)
        John: Everybody okay?
        Rizzo: Hey, Sarge, take a look at Indiana.
        John: (sees Indiana in halves) NO!!
        Indiana: Sarge, you told me you was gonna get me home in 1 piece!
        (John laughs)
        John: I was way off on that one! Huh? But don't worry. I'll get a message to that girl of yours, Jill.
        Indiana: Oh, forget Jill. Get a message to that steak. Tell 'er I... I couldn't think of a steak joke.

      • John: Hey, Clifford, the ig-pays are a little upid-stay.

      • John: 'Don't look good, fellas. The enemy cheese has us surrounded. RATS!
        Rats: Yes, sir!
        John: No, no, no! I meant... Shoot!
        (the rats fire wild shots into the air)
        John: No! No! No! Darn! And if anyone of you clowns pulls out a pair of socks, I'll slug ya!
        (a slug comes by)
        Slug: Did someone say "slug"?
        John: (shoves the slug away) Get outta here!

      • Statler: Well there you go. There's nothing like good comedy.
        Waldorf: Nothing like it on this show!

      • Dr. Phil Van Neuter: Two letters, that's it? (Mulch mumbles and growls) What do you mean the rest were for you? You can't even read!

      • John Goodman: All things considered, this is one of the worst experiences I've ever had.
        Clifford: That's what all our guest stars say.
        John Goodman: Well, at least you're consistent.

    • NOTES (1)

      • Clifford's intro: Welcome to Muppets Tonight, the show that has families all around the world saying...
        (cut to a family watching the show)
        Family: I don't get it.
        Family dog: Oh, I do. You see, they're making fun of all of you, and... uh... oh, never mind...

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