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Chevy Chase Talk Show

In September 1993 still fresh off Johnny Carson’s retirement Fox Network wanted to get in the late-night talk show circuit….

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Andy Kaufman Imitates Elvis on Johnny Carson

From his March 3, 1977 appearance on The Tonight Show, Andy Kaufman segues from his “foreign man” shtick to a…

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I Wish I Could Go Back To The Future For This Sale!

Early in 1982 Bank of America seized 1,400 DeLorean DMC-12’s because John DeLorean’s company failed to make payments on a…

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Johnny Carson As Ronald Reagan

In a 1982 Tonight Show skit reminiscent of the old Abbott and Costello ‘Who’s On First?’ routine, Johnny Carson plays…

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Posted in 1990's

Michael Landon Final Tonight Show Appearance

In April 1991, TV icon Michael Landon was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. A month later, on May 9, 1991,…