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Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers, Comedienne and Fashion Police Host, Dies at 81

Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers died Thursday after being taken off of life support, her daughter Melissa told The Associated Press. She was 81. Read more

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Lea Johnson, Tom Wilson, 11/23/1989 Season 0, Episode 0 Nov 23, 1989 Paid

For this Thanksgiving show, Johnny's monologue jokes about Thanksgiving holiday traditions, traveling to see relatives, and the first football game at Plymouth Rock. Guest star and local Louisiana legend Lea Johnson charms Johnny as he discusses his landmark restaurant 'Lea's Lunchroom' in Lecompte, Louisiana, and presents Johnny with a special gift. Back to the Future actor and musician Tom Wilson gets the crowd clapping and howling with his special brand of tuba comedy. Episode has been edited from original broadcast.

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Last Comic Standing
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David Brenner
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Bette Midler, Johnny Carson
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Johnny Carson
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Neil Patrick Harris
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