Steve Martin: The Great Flydini, England 1987

From The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross, Steve Martin's first ever UK appearance.

The producers of the show stuffed the audience with as many American tourists as they could button-hole on the streets of London.

Since Steve was then a virtual unknown in England and they were afraid the audience wouldn't laugh.


Steve Martin: Billie Jean, The New Show

R.I.P. Michael Jackson. Steve Martin performs his rendition of "Billie Jean" on The New Show, a short-lived spinoff of Saturday Night Live. This is from a 26-year-old VHS tape, so please forgive the poor video quality.


60 Minutes: Here's... Johnny, Johnny Carson Interview, 1979

Here's... Johnny

Johnny Carson is best known as the funny-man host of the "Tonight Show," but in this interview he shows Mike Wallace his serious side. Between jokes, the notoriously private Carson describes his competitive drive, his need for control, and his past struggles with alcohol.


Carol Burnett Interview 1965

Carol Burnett talks with Merv about her awkward teenage years in this interview snippet from 1965. Merv Griffin had over 5000 guests appear on his show from 1963-1986. Footage from the Merv Griffin Show is available for licensing to all forms of media through Reelin' In The Years Productions. www.reelinintheyears.com.