Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.
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 Himself - Host / ... (4,112 episodes, 1962-1992)
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 Himself - Bandleader / ... (3,523 episodes, 1967-1992)
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

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(1962-1966) | (1980-1992) | (1967-1980)

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(1962-1984)| (1984-1992)

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Trivia

Voted #12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Blabby: You know, I've been depressed lately.
Ed McMahon: Depressed?
Aunt Blabby: [Long pause] Yes, depressed! Why do you repeat everything? I can go to Taco Bell for that!
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Crazy Credits

Whenever Carson added a skit to an episode, the "Mighty Carson Art Players" would be announced as guest stars. See more »

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Featured in George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

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Johnny's Theme
Composed by Paul Anka
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2 August 2001 | by (United States, California) – See all my reviews

My dad is a Johnny Carson fan himself. He had great guests like Pearl Bailey, Don Rickles, Drew Barrymore, Joey Lawrence, Bob Newhart, And Dolly Parton. I saw an informercial of this program. There was this one time when they were playing Family Feud and the host said name something you find on a farm the contestant answered a well. Ed Mcmahon from Star Search was the announcer. Johnny had a lot of animal guests.


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