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Full List of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Episodes

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Below is a complete The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson episodes are listed along with the The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Examples of items on this list include “Show #4506” and “Show #4445.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Johnny Goes Home
An NBC primetime special from 1982 that follows Johnny on a sentimental journey from Hollywood to the heartland as he rediscovers his Nebraska roots.
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The Best Of the 60s & 70s
Features the early days of black and white, Tiny Tim's Technicolor wedding, Letterman and Leno's stand-up debuts. Also appearances by Pearl Bailey, Buddy Hackett, Steve Martin, George Carlin, ...more
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Johnny's Final Show - America Says Farewell
The final episode of Johnny Carson's 30 year long run as host of The Tonight Show. The episode features classic clips as well as Johnny's heartfelt goodbye.
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The Best Of the 70s & 80s
Has a veritable cavalcade of classic Carson monologues, plus visits from Eddie Murphy, Carnac and Art Fern, Garry Shandling, Jimmy Stewart, Charles Grodin, wildlife from Jim Fowler and some of ...more
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The Second to Last Episode
The 5/21/92 episode regarded as unforgettable, as Robin Williams and Bette Midler say farewell with performances that bring down the house.
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The Best Of the 80s & 90s
Features visits with everyone from Robin Williams to Bill Clinton, debut appearances from Roseanne and Drew Carey, visits from Carnac and Art Fern, side-splitting civilian guests and wild
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Return to Studio 1
This classic episode is regarded as one of the funniest shows in television history. Features Bob Hope, Dean Martin, and George Gobel.
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The Best of The Tonight Show - Stand-Up Comedians
Various stand-up appearances on the tonight show.
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The Johnny Carson Story Jan 10 1987
Twenty-five years ago, a new star was welcomed into the NBC family. This is his story.
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Tonight Show Memories
30 years of the funniest highlights and biggest stars with Ed, Doc, and Johnny.
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Studio 1 Backstage
During the last months of The Tonight Show, a behind-the-scenes record was made of NBC's Studio 1 in beautiful downtown Burbank. This one-of-a-kind, V.I.P. backstage pass provides a glimpse of ...more
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Aniimal Hijinks Vol. 1
When the King of Late Night meets the animal kingdom, the results are always hilarious!
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Final Show ISO Cams
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Danger Johnny
In the early 1960's, Tonight Show audiences were often treated to pre-taped, "first person adventure" segments documenting Johnny's fearless feats of athleticism.
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630520 May 20 1963
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630226 Feb 26 1963
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630205 Feb 05 1963
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Show #0001 Oct 01 1962
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630521 May 21 1963
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630627 Jun 27 1963
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720412 Apr 12 1972
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720529 May 29 1972