Johnny Carson: Eddie Murphy Stand Up Comedy, Mens Underwear 1982

Eddie Murphy's stand up comedy on his first appearance on The Tonight Show in 1982. At the time, Eddie Murphy was in the cast of "Saturday Night Live" (SNL). Eddie's stand up routine includes jokes about being an underwear model. Includes some of the funniest moments on the Johnny Carson show.

From The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson


George Carlin Has Hilarious Health Problems: Johnny Carson, 1986

George Carlin's interview with Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show in 1986. George Carlin discusses his showering habits, heart attack, strange health issues, his 11 kids sowing their wild oats and breaking the law, and bad investments like professional javelin throwing.

Vintage Commercials: Polaroid, Sara Lee Croissants
With Itzhak Perlman, violinist

From The Tonight Show Staring Johnny Carson


Johnny Carson: Buddy Hackett and Dick Van Patten, 1977

Full episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" with comedian Buddy Hackett (15:22), actor Dick Van Patten (41:45), singer Kelly Garrett (56:39), and pediatrician Dr. Lendon Smith (1:03:21). Kelly Garrett sings "It's Too Late" and "Maybe This Time". Airdate November 24, 1977.


Johnny Carson: Bo Derek on Filming Nude Scenes for 10, 1979

Bo Derek promotes her movie "Ten" while making her first appearance on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. She promotes the movie 10 and discusses her private life, corn rows, her fitness and eating habits, filming nude scenes, and being the perfect woman. The audience asks Bo Derek to rate Johnny Carson on a scale of 1 to 10. Very funny moment. Original airdate 11-2-79


Johnny Carson: Arnold Schwarzenegger on Women's Bodies, 1979

Arnold Schwarzenegger, bodybuilder, former Mr. Olympia, Conan, Terminator, and Governor of California, discusses exercise, weightlifting to get in shape, women's fitness and muscle composition, and women's liberation. This is his first appearance on the Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1979. This Arnold Schwarzenegger clip features some early discussions about how women can get fit with exercise and weight lifting and can avoid bulky muscles with bodybuilding. This is the first part of a three part interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Johnny Carson. Original airdate: 11-13-1979. Promotes "Arnold's Bodyshaping for Women"


Johnny Carson and Lou Rawls promote Budweiser Beer, 1978

Johnny Carson promotes Budweiser beer commercial on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on 09/12/1978. Johnny asks Lisa whether she really drinks Budweiser beer. Includes a vintage Budweiser commercial from 1978 with Lou Rawls singing the Budweiser beer theme song, "When You Say Budweiser".


Johnny Carson: George Carlin Stand Up Comedy and More, 1986

George Carlin, funny stand up comedian, appears in this full episode of Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson at 33:38. This full show includes letters from school children about Thanksgiving (11:42) and North Carolinian Barney Odom (20:24) and his tree climbing dog, Flatnose (29:10). George Carlin's hilarious comedy routine includes jokes about the food at the NBC Commissary, car accidents, funny things to think about, impressions of famous people, his bad back, and his questionable investments.

In this day before Thanksgiving show, Johnny Carson reads funny letters from elementary school kids regarding Thanksgiving (11:42):
"If you're Father Turkey, what do you say to your turkey children on the day before Thanksgiving?"
"You are a turkey, write a letter to the person who is going to eat you tomorrow."
"Write a letter to the turkey you are going to eat tomorrow."
Original airdate: 11/26/86

Vintage Commercials:
Presto HotTopper (10:16)
Sanka Coffee (10:46)
Colgate Tartar Control Toothpaste (19:18)
Asti Spumante (19:48)
Chicken Tenders from Burger King (28:09)
Nikon (28:39)
JC Penney (32:38)
Hershey's (33:08)
No Nonsense Sheer and Silky Pantyhose (40:04)
Chex Cereal (40:34)
Energizer Battery (40:49)
Polaroid Spectra System (46:58)
Sara Lee Croissants (47:28)