In television, scenes are often cut, shortened, or unrealized prior to episodes airing. Muppets Tonight was no exception, with many scenes written and even filmed but dropped from the final edit of the episodes.

Picture Episode / Description
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Episode 101: Michelle Pfeiffer

During Gonzo's talks about the schedule, and points out that right now the station is broadcasting "TBA", Animal has a t-shirt and hat with "TBA". Also Sam the Eagle appears in the meeting but never seen in the finished episode.

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Episode 103: Billy Crystal

Larry King with Bobo and Mr. Poodlepants.

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Episode 110: Martin Short

Before Johnny Fiama performs, Sal Minella throws a Whatnot crew member from his chair so Mama Fiama can sit down. An outtake of the scene is shown during the credits, however.

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Episode 110: Martin Short
Big Mean Carl Porcupine
Episode 206: Paula Abdul

Big Mean Carl eating a porcupine is omitted from some broadcast versions. A photo was included in The Muppets Character Encyclopedia

See also