Charlie Rose With Tom Shales & Doc Severinsen; Jared Diamond
A Conversation With Hilary Swank; A Conversation With David Crosby & David Bender; A Conversation With Doc Severinsen
Larry decides to drop his longtime manager with a new, hotshot, up-and-coming Hollywood agent.
This is the most requested Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson episode! Johnny’s last show is filled with unforgettable flashbacks of thirty years of show-biz legends, music stars, comedians, sports heroes, heads of state and unusual guests with special talents. A tribute to Ed, Doc and Johnny, this episode is a must-have for any fan of the Tonight Show and TV history. This episode also features a “look back” with guests Richard Nixon, Robert Kennedy, Groucho Marx, Tiny Tim, Muhammad Ali, Jack Benny, Raquel Welch, Mel Brooks, Jimmy Stewart, Loni Anderson, Robin Williams, Bette Davis, Madonna, Michael Landon, George Foreman, David Letterman, Elizabeth Taylor, and Bob Hope.
In this next-to-last episode of the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, in anticipation of Johnny’s final show the following evening, the fortunate few with tickets were treated to incredible performances by Robin Williams and Bette Midler that brought down the house.
Norm bribes the “Tonight Show” to use one of Cliff’s jokes on the air.
Norm tells Cliff a little white lie about Carson using Cliff's material on The Tonight Show, then regrets it when Cliff comes up with three tickets to Burbank. Meanwhile Sam and Woody install a satellite dish at Cheers.
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.
Johnny welcomes guest comedian and actor Eddie Murphy who promotes his upcoming movie, ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’. Eddie jokes with Johnny about his interesting childhood antics and recent fame. Ellen DeGeneres, relatively new to the national stage, performs her quirky style of stand-up comedy. Episode has been edited from original broadcast.
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