From 1974. The late great Carson sidekick (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) at his second banana best. Johnny’s network was in a slump in the mid 70s. ABC was in it’s prime and Carson wasn’t afraid to take pot shots at his bosses… and the competition. The local NBC news team was was in the audience, hence the inside jokes.
Ed McMahon passed away this week after a battle with bone cancer.