Ed McMahon sings the blues!
04:16 — Tim Molloy interviews Ed McMahon about rapping, life with Johnny Carson, and the origin of mayonnaise.|Ed McMahon|Tim Molloy|
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06:43 — Johnny Carson talks comedy with Andrew Dice Clay, the Soviet Union with Mikhail Gorbachev and banters to pre-recorded commentary by Ed McMahon.
Fred Armisen Is a Doppelgänger of His Famous Japanese Grandfather
01:51 — Fred Armisen discovered his Japanese grandfather was such a famous dancer that he has a museum exhibit in Tokyo and appeared on Johnny Carson's Tonigh (more…)
Carol Burnett Bombed Her Johnny Carson Interview
02:51 — Carol Burnett chats with Jimmy about the time she got over her Tonight Show nerves by playing the worst interviewee ever and working The Carol Burnett (more…)
Kevin Spacey Nails Bill Clinton Impression
01:10 — While on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon, the actor proved he’s a master of celebrity impressions, imitating Johnny Carson, Christopher Walken an (more…)
Tonight Show Memory: Don Rickles
01:06 — Don Rickles describes what made his relationship with Johnny Carson so special.
Jimmy Pays Tribute to Robin Williams
02:53 — Jimmy celebrates the life and comic genius of Robin Williams and shows archive footage of his first Tonight Show appearance with then-host Johnny Cars (more…)
John Lithgow's Epic King Lear Beard Makes People Angry
03:44 — Jimmy talks to John Lithgow about being interviewed by Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show and reactions to his King Lear beard.
Kevin Spacey Does a Great Johnny Carson Impression
04:23 — Kevin talks about some life hacks he had early in his career thanks to a great Johnny Carson impression.
Norm Macdonald Does His Johnny Carson Impression
02:37 — Norm Macdonald shows Jimmy his Johnny Carson impression while talking about being a judge on NBC's Last Comic Standing.
Barbara Walters Could Have Been Mrs. Clint Eastwood
05:55 — Jimmy talks to Barbara about her flirtatious interview with Clint Eastwood in 1982 and guest hosting for Johnny Carson.
Jeff Foxworthy Shares the Origin of His Famous Redneck Jokes
03:44 — Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? host Jeff Foxworthy talks to Jimmy about performing for Johnny Carson and the story behind his famous "redneck" jok (more…)
Michael Douglas Wet His Pants On Johnny Carson's Tonight Show
02:03 — Michael Douglas remembers someone taking a blow dryer to his crotch backstage before his first Tonight Show appearance 44 years ago.
A Tree-Climbing Dog Bumped Ian McKellen from the Tonight Show
01:48 — Ian McKellen never made it to Johnny Carson's Tonight Show couch thanks to a more impressive non-speaking guest.
'Twister' at 50: The Classic American Game Celebrates Five Decades
01:50 — Sold in over 35 countries, the game that skyrocketed in popularity on “Tonight with Johnny Carson” transcends ages and demographics.
Dana Carvey’s Most-loved Impressions All Come Out On TODAY
04:13 — See comedian Dana Carvey’s impressions of Jimmy Stuart, George Burns, Johnny Carson, Presidents Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan.
Burt Reynolds And Johnny Carson Had A Bromance
02:47 — Not only did Burt Reynolds guest on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson frequently, he also hosted.
Jimmy Pays Tribute to Garry Shandling
05:30 — Jimmy celebrates the life and comedy of Garry Shandling, showing archive footage of his first Tonight Show appearance with then-host Johnny Carson, an (more…)
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Trailer
02:58 — What began as a ratings booster for the final season of “The Dean Martin Show” in 1973 evolved into “The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts”, an eagerly awa (more…)
(Movie Clip) Say Hello To Jerry!
Director Martin Scorsese s opening, with real NBC announcer Ed Herlihy introducing Jerry Lewis as the Johnny Carson-like TV host Jerry Langford, Robe (more…)
Sally Field Plays Plead the Fifth!
Season 13 Episode 49 Show Highlight: Actress Sally Field is asked about beating out other actresses for an Oscar, about dating Johnny Carson, and abou (more…)
Night Court: The Complete Fifth Season
The Emmy®-winning comedy continues its lighthearted look at the crazy cases and characters that appear in night court in New York City in the 1980s, w (more…)
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  • Birth Name: John William Carson
  • Birth Place: Corning, IA
  • Died: January 23, 2005
  • Profession: TV host, Comedian

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