The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

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Tonight Starring Jack Paar

This Television Series spun-off The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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Fargo

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This Movie shows The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show is playing in the background after the two kidnappers pick up the women at the truck stop
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The Shining

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This Movie is based on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The famous, "Here's Johnny!" scene is a reference to Ed McMahon's introduction of Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show
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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

This Television Series is a spin-off of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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Columbo:
Season:  5  / Episode:  1 
Forgotten Lady

This Television Episode shows The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Raymond and his wife watch an episode of this talk show with guest Della Reese

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30 Rock:
Season:  6  / Episode:  10 
Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
It is said that Johnny Carson did a joke about Frank's teacher girlfriend during the monologue one night on his show.

Mad Men:
Season:  6  / Episode:  3 
Collaborators

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is on the television - the episode originally aired January 31, 1968 with a now famous interview with Jim Garrison set to air that night.

The Simpsons:
Season:  4  / Episode:  10 
Lisa's First Word

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
In a flashback to 1983, Bart is a high-strung little boy, who doesn't want to go to bed. He stays up past his bedtime, unbeknownst to Marge and Homer, and watches 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' on TV.

Better Call Saul:
Season:  2  / Episode:  9 
Nailed

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Jimmy makes reference to Johnny Carson's character Carnac the Magnificent

The King of Queens:
Season:  4  / Episode:  12 
Ovary Action

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Doug's father Joe, tells Janet Doug's mother that in high school Doug didn't have a problem having sex with them being just across the hall. Joe tells Janet that she fell asleep watching 'Carson' so that's the reason she didn't know about it at the time.

Mad Men:
Season:  6  / Episode:  1 
The Doorway, Part 1

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
There is a reference to a comedian making a joke about how Vietnam soldiers wore necklaces made of human ears on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson while Phyllis Diller was hosting the show. Allegedly, this aired on Dec. 22, 1967, but tapes for this time period were destroyed.

The Office:
Season:  2  / Episode:  1 
The Dundies

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Michael provides some entertainment at the Dundies by dressing up as Karnack, one of the recurring characters on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Mad Men:
Season:  5  / Episode:  11 
The Other Woman

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
When Don returns home, Megan is studying lines for a callback. Megan tells Don she'd rather talk about his day, asking him how it was. He says he was going to watch "Carson" and cry himself to sleep.

Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  1 
The Simpsons Guy

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Chris does an impersonation of Ed McMahon introducing Johnny Carson.

Justified:
Season:  4  / Episode:  3 
Truth and Consequences

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Justified:
Season:  3  / Episode:  8 
Watching the Detectives

This Television Episode refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
Raylan says he heard the bullet story on Johnny Carson

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The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

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