Ellen DeGeneres' early stand-up comedy act on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on May 21, 1987 shows her brand of funny and wacky humor. At the time, she was traveling the US doing her stand-up routine in comedy clubs and as opening acts for singers such as Dolly Parton.
Ayn Rand on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1967.
Johnny Carson was seen by more people on more occasions than anyone else in American history. Over the course of 30 years, 4,531 episodes and 23,000 guests, he became a fixture of national life. Johnny Carson: King of Late Night explores his life, career, and complexities.
Steve Martin fills in for Johnny in 1978 in a rarely seen classic show with Burt Reynolds as guest.
Johhny Carson is the patient who recieved an embarrasing opperation by mistake, and Dean Martin is the hospital Director who tries to see a silver lining.
George Carlin performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on December 24, 1967.
Dana Carvey spoofs the rock ballad in this classic performance.
Red Skelton as Dr. Ludwig Van Humperdoo with George Gobel
Dean Martin and George Gobel: Hole in the Bucket
Openning monologue from The George Gobel Show, 1954
An early performance from stand-up comedian Louis C.K., on the Louie Anderson hosted TV show, Comedy Showcase!
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From the Louis C.K. stand up specual, Oh My God
Dean and Goldie sing But Kaleidoscope Means... I Love You.
The Dean Martin Comedy Hour Episode 154 Dated 18 September 1969 (Season 5)
The Dean Martin Comedy Hour was shot on color videotape beginning in 1965 at Studio 4 Stage 1 inside NBC's massive color complex in Burbank, California.
This is a clip from the first few minutes of the classic late 80's TV show Crime Story premiere show. Major Crimes Unit (MCU) boss Lt. Mike Torello defines his character and that of all tough cops for all time with the line "Hey you. You hurt anybody else, when this is over, I'm gonna find what you love the most and I'm gonna kill it. Your mother, your father, your dog... don't matter what it is, it's dead".
James Brown Revue perform I Got The Feeling and Give It Up Or Turn It Loose.
James and Sammy have a dance off.