The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Year:
Duration:
105 min (1962-1966) | 60 min (1980-1992) | USA:90 min (1967-1980)
Genres:
Comedy | Music | Talk-Show
IMDB rate:
8.4
Director:
Frederick De Cordova
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 37 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1962-10-01
Filming Locations: NBC Studios - 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Johnny Carson
Himself - Host / ... (2,073 episodes, 1962-1992)
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Trivia
'The (1962) Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' remained a fixture on NBC through the administrations of seven U.S. Presidents (John Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George Bush).
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At exactly one minute before midnight on 1 January 1971, this show broadcast the very last television commercial for cigarettes in the USA (Virginia Slims) before the Federal ban went into effect.
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To the right of Johnny Carson's desk were the controls to a weather machine that made the back drop rain, snow or cast a bolt of lightning.
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Quotes
Art Fern: Got no job? We don't care. Got a bad credit rating? We don't care. Got a prison record? We don't care. Don't expect to pay us? THAT'S when we care!
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Johnny Carson: I really want to thank him for making my final week so fruitful.
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Johnny Carson: I didn't even know you were Jewish!
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Photos from cast
Richard Dean Anderson Stephen R. Hudis