Muppets Tonight - Season 2

ABC (ended 1998)


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Episode Guide

  • Daryl Hannah, Johnny Mathis
    After a lovely night with two ladies ruined by his mother, Johnny Fiamma can't take it anymore. Johnny has an argument with her and moves out of their house, and now lives at the studio. His buddy Sal tries to bring them back together. Meanwhile, some of the Muppet's mothers visit their sons at the studio.moreless
  • Andie MacDowell, George Takei
    Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and some other Muppets wave goodbye to his assistant Beaker in the Muppet Labs. He's going on a Star Wars cruise. Kermit the Frog meets Andie Macdowell in the hall, who has an idea for a Southern Belle sketch.
  • The Gary Cahuenga Episode
    Clifford and Rizzo the Rat are heading down into the darkened studio basement to change a fuse, when Rizzo spies a dust-covered trunk with the label "Cahuenga." Rizzo opens it, and out pops Gary Cahuenga, a ventriloquist's dummy. Gary apparently has been in the trunk since 1956, and he thinks he and his partner Chick are performing on the Ed Sullivan Show that night.moreless
  • The Best of Muppets Tonight
    Rizzo and Gonzo host a clip show with highlights from earlier episodes because the tape with the scheduled episode got eaten.
  • The Cameo Show
    The Cameo Show
    Episode 8
    Arsenio Hall takes Bobo's bear medicine and drops dead. The Muppets have to find a new guest star whil Dr. Phil van Neuter tries to revive Arsenio.
  • Dennis Quaid
    Dennis Quaid
    Episode 7
    Guest Star Dennis Quaid is managing things on the show so well that Clifford feels that he is not needed anymore. Meanwhile, Kermit has a disastrous date with Gilbert Gottfried.
  • Paula Abdul
    Paula Abdul
    Episode 6
    A robot Abraham Lincoln built by Bunsen and Beaker runs rampage in the studio and threatens Paula Abdul's closing number.
    Sketches/Songs: "Opposites Attract", "Lean on Me", The Refined Young Cannonballs, Editorial Message from Sam Eagle, Game Show Swift Wits, Classic Theatre of Wales, Muppet Labs, Pigs in Space, Great Moments in Elvis History, The Ripley Triplets, Nine Inch Snails.moreless
  • Coolio, Don Rickles
    KMUP Special Reporter, Bernard Shaw, says that international financier and media mogul, Ernst Stavros Grouper, had just bought a new company. Kermit the Frog and Clifford quickly realize that the company Grouper just bought is the one that owns the Muppets Tonight studio!
  • Pierce Brosnan
    Pierce Brosnan
    Episode 4
    Pierce Brosnan is a world famous actor, but he would rather be more like James Bond instead. As he goes on with the show, the Crustacean Liberation Army shows up. They want the studio and won't let anyone get in their way. The fate of the Muppets depends on Pierce stepping up as a hero. Sketches: "Seymour the Elephant and Pepe the Prawn singing German opera", "Dancing Grandmas", "Spy In The Casino", "Bay of Pigswatch", "Dancing Grandmas", "Rock Lobster", "Goldfinger"moreless
  • Heather Locklear
    Heather Locklear
    Episode 3
    Bunsen has developed snack foods that affect moods, but nothing has been properly tested yet. Unfortunately, no one told Heather Locklear, who eats a piece. Now, her good and evil personalities shift without warning. As the other Muppets try to make do, Bunsen and Beaker race to find a cure for Heather. Sketches: "They've Got An Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil", "The Mystery of the Zombie Queen of the Amazon Outer Space Jungle Bee-Woman Case (based on a novel by Jane Austen)", "Ice Station Zebra", "Muppet Heights", "Tales From the Vet", "Strolling Through the Park One Day"moreless
  • Rick Moranis
    Rick Moranis
    Episode 2
    Rick Moranis has agreed to appear on the show, but with one condition. He wants his musical, Salute to Late Fifties Crooners, Obscure British Bands, and Bill Withers, to be featured. Despite assurances, it quickly looks like the usual Muppet craziness won't give him the chance. Meanwhile, Rick's past work inspires the Micro Shrink-o-Matic Machine – the latest nutty invention from Bunsen and Beaker. Sketches: "The Muppet Odd Squad", "Lash Holstein, Space Cowdet", "High Hopes", "Co-dependence Day: CD4", "Lash Holstein, Space Cowdet", "Salute to Late Fifties Crooners, Obscure British Bands, and Bill Withers"moreless
  • The Artist Formerly Known As Prince
    The Artist Formerly Known As Prince arrives for his guest spot. Problem is, Bobo the Bear won't let him in without proper ID – prompting an obvious problem. Sal has his own troubles, as learning to be an osteopath is harder than he thought. It proves even worse for his "patients" – Kermit, Johnny and anyone else foolish enough to agree to help him. Sketches: "Tales from the Vet", "Muppet Hoo-Haw", "Starfish and Coffee", "She Gave Her Angels"moreless