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Nine Lives...Nine Days, Day One

On March 1, 2017, my life changed.

I would like to say that my life changed because Ed McMahon came back from the grave and awarded me that big Publisher’s Clearing House check, with the balloons…and that I answered the door in my robe, with makeup perfectly done, squealing with excitement! 843 more words


March 2, 1977 Heeeere's Johnny

With Jack Parr about to sign off the “Tonight Show” for the last time, NBC executives were anxious to find a replacement. Bob Newhart, Jackie Gleason, Groucho Marx, and Joey Bishop all declined the opportunity, when a United States Navy veteran, amateur magician and amateur boxer with a 10/0 record agreed to take the job. 723 more words


Eccentric Engineer 1976


Universal Television / NBC

The Adventure of the Eccentric Engineer was an episode during NBC’s one season of the Ellery Queen television show from 1975-1976. Making a cameo (he gets bumped off right away) is… 577 more words

Mr. Budweiser

The showbiz nickname of announcer Ed McMahon, the co-host of THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON/NBC/1962-92. McMahon was the commercial spokesman for the Anheuser-Busch Company for some 40 years. 425 more words

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The seventies

Saw a Tonight Show late last night from the late seventies. My god look at those ties my wife said. Johnny Carson was uptight, mildly paranoid, his timing off, the monologue died in a series of unfunny Jimmy Carter jokes. 454 more words


The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: The Vault Series DVD Review

“The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: The Vault Series” is a fine sample of Carson’s years hosting The Tonight Show. 440 more words

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In Praise Of Ed McMahon

In watching the Johnny Carson show, I feel it is time to praise the so called “second banana” (being second banana to Mr. Carson is no disgrace) on the Carson Tonight Show, Ed McMahon. 90 more words