Muppets Tonight
Air Date July 14, 1996
Written by Dick Blasucci, Paul Flaherty, Darin Henry, Jim Lewis, Kirk Thatcher and Patric Verrone
Director Gary Halvorson
Prod. no. 102


Muppets Tonight Episode 110 - Martin Short

Muppets Tonight Episode 110 - Martin Short

Martin Short gets the short end of the shtick when Seymour and Pepe take him on an elevator ride that nearly flattens his chances of performing in the big dance number.

Skit Highlights


  • Short appears as Ed Grimley and Irving Cohen, both characters who originated on SCTV, but who Short would reprise on Saturday Night Live and in a variety of later productions.
  • This episode was production number 102.
  • This episode was originally scheduled to air the week after Episode 106: Tony Bennett, but the show was then canceled and not shown again for a few months.


Kevin Clash as Clifford, Polly Lobster, Waldorf, Chester Tomwater
Bill Barretta as Johnny Fiama, Pepe, Bobo, Clueless Morgan, Carl
Brian Henson as Sal, Seymour, Nigel, Duck
Jerry Nelson as Mama Fiama, Statler, Two-Headed Comic (Left Head)
Dave Goelz as The Great Gonzo, Dr. Pain, Two-Headed Comic (Right Head)
Steve Whitmire as Kermit the Frog, Rizzo the Rat, Bean Bunny, Beaker
Frank Oz as Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Sam the Eagle, Moustached long hair whatnot
Leslie Carrara-Rudolph as Mrs. Dog
John Kennedy
Bruce Lanoil
Len Levitt
Drew Massey
Joe Selph
Allan Trautman


Muppets: Kermit the Frog, Clifford, Gonzo, Rizzo the Rat, Johnny Fiama, Sal Minella, Mama Fiama, Miss Piggy, Sam the Eagle, Statler and Waldorf, Seymour, Pepe the King Prawn, Andy and Randy Pig, Penguins, Bean Bunny, Fozzie Bear, Dr. Pain, Bobo the Bear, Snookie Blyer, Lester Tomwater, Magda, Penguins, Mr. Callahan, Polly Lobster, Clueless Morgan

Background Muppets: Carter, J. P. Grosse, Hopper, Afghan Hound, Ducks, Horse, Bunnies

Audience Muppets: Begoony, Big Mean Carl, Blustering Bellowpane Monster, Buster Bergman, Butch, Chickens, Chip, Crocodile, Frackles, Gnu, Large Marvin Fraggle, a Monkey, Ohreally Bird, Pigs, Rats, Quongo, The Newsman, Youknow Bird


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