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 Season 25 (NBC)(1986-87)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger [Updated Nov 2020]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

NYT and Brooklyn Daily Eagle
 


 ##### Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson #####
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NBC Monday to Friday 10:30pm to 11:30am (60 min)

 

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Sep1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 21Jun85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Wil Shriner, Connie Chung, B.B. King.


25.01 [5667] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Sep1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor John Larroquette
sportscaster Joe Garagiola
and singer Steve Earle who performs "Guitar Town".

 

25.02 [5668] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Oct1986 NBC
Guest Host David Steinberg
Guests
actress Joanna Kerns
actors Tom Poston
and Ed Begley, Jr.
and singer John Davidson.

25.03 [5669] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert
comedian Pete Barbutti
and Ben E. King who performs "Stand by Me", "Spanish Harlem"

25.04 [5670] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Oct1986 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actresses Joan Van Ark
and Susan Cash
and violinist Corey Cerovsek.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Oct1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 02Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Carl Reiner, Teresa Ganzel, George Miller.


25.05 [5671] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Oct1986 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Buddy Hackett
actress Justine Bateman
and hula-hoop champion Matt Plendl.
*Note: Bob Uecker was to appear but was bumped to the following night.

25.06 [5672] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Oct1986 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Patrick Duffy
sports announcer Bob Uecker
plant expert Thalassa Cruso
and singer Michael McDonald who performs "Sweet Freedom".

25.07 [5673] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Richard Pryor
actor Sean Penn
and musician Kenny G who performs "Songbird".

25.08 [5674] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedians Tim Conway
and Barry Diamond
and puzzle expert Jerry Slocum.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Oct1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 25Jul85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Michael J. Fox, Charles Nelson Reilly, Weird Al Yankovic.


25.09 [5675] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
Smothers Brothers
actress Elisabeth Shue
and pianist Marguerite Hanusa.

25.10 [5676] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor James Stewart
and comedian-actor. Paul Reiser

25.11 [5677] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Woody Harrelson
stand up comic Ritch Shydner
and singer Cyndi Lauper who performs "Change of Heart" and "True Colors".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SutDSz5C78k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1p2_2EcANo


25.12 [5678] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
weatherman Fritz Coleman
actor Larry Anderson
and Linda Ronstadt who performs "Am I Blue?" and "When You Wish Upon a Star"
and "My Funny Valentine".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4lAD4b_krs


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Oct1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 22Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ed Begley Jr., Ginger McLamb.


25.13 [5679] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Tom Dreesen
singer-actress Liza Minnelli who performs "My Ship" and "The Man I Love"
and classical guitarist Christopher Parkening.

25.14 [5680] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Sigourney Weaver of "Aliens"
animal handler Jim Fowler
and singer Rosemary Clooney who performs "When October Goes".

25.15 [5681] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Oct1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedienne Lily Tomlin
game show host Ray Combs
and singer Janie Fricke.

25.16 [5682] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Oct1986 NBC [Los Angeles Times]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Michael Landon of "Highway to Heaven"
gardening expert Thalassa Cruso
and musician Carl Anderson.

*Note: The "Tonight Show Anniversary Special"
aired in Canada at 8:30pm.


25.17 [5683] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Oct1986 NBC Mon
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actor Martin Mull
comedian Robert Wuhl
game show hostess Vanna White
and Billy Vera & The Beaters who perform "At This Moment".

25.18 [5684] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Oct1986 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello)
comedienne Victoria Jackson
actor Jason Bateman
and singer Luther Vandross.

25.19 [5685] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Oct1986 NBC [Calgary Herald]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actresses Tyne Daly of "Cagney & Lacey"
and Susan Sullivan of "Falcon Crest"
comedian Bill Maher
and singer-songwriter Jim Stafford.

25.20 [5686] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Oct1986 NBC [Times Journal]
Guest Host Bill Cosby
Guests
comic actor Bob Melvin
singer Carmen McRae
the Dirty Dozen Brass Band
and Robby Glasser and his seals.

25.21 [5687] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
31Oct1986 NBC [Times Leader]
Guest Host Chevy Chase
Guests
comedian Jay Leno
actress Markie Post
juggler-comedian Frank Olivier
and singer Paul Simon who performs "Graceland".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Nov1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 24Jul85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Buddy Hackett, Jennifer Tilly, saw player David Weiss


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Nov1986 NBC
pre-empted by Election Coverage.


25.22 [5688] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Burt Reynolds of "Heat"
and comedian Dick Shawn.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKIrcxEV6yE


25.23 [5689] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Joan Collins of the TV mini series "Monte Carlo"
comedian Steven Wright
and musician Tom Scott.

25.24 [5690] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Alan Thicke
actress Rosanna Arquette
and TV host Oprah Winfrey.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Nov1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 01Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Bill Maher, LaBeque Sisters, David Horowitz.


25.25 [5691] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Jeff Daniels
naturalist Georgette Prothers
and singer Anita Baker.

25.26 [5692] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Saundra Santiago
writer Roy Blount, Jr.
and singer Janie Fricke.

25.27 [5693] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
magician The Amazing Randi
hula hoop champ Mat Plendl
and singer Andy Williams.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvlRgstwhAo


25.28 [5694] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Nov1986 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Dabney Coleman of "Fresno"
comedian Rich Hall
actress Shakti of "The Golden Child".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Nov1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 20Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Robert Klein, Boris Becker, Yo-Yo Ma.


25.29 [5695] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Nov1986 NBC [Times Advocate]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
TV host Jack Paar
actor Stephen Lang
and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlGJkaB_y2w


25.30 [5696] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Nov1986 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Paul Reiser
museum official Tom Gaskin
and Jazz singer Bobby McFerrin

25.31 [5697] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Tim Conway
actress Maureen Stapleton
and singer Donna Theodore.

25.32 [5698] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Nov1986 NBC [Los Angeles Times]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian David Steinberg
actress Teri Austin
and musician Paul Shaffer.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Nov1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 22Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ed Begley Jr., Ginger McLamb.


25.33 [5699] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
animal expert Jim Fowler
comedienne Victoria Jackson
and the Oak Ridge Boys.

25.34 [5700] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Nov1986 NBC [Press Recorder]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian George Carlin
actor Ian McKellen
and Barney Odom and his tree climbing dog Flatnose
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6UUIdT0bzI


25.35 [5701] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian David Letterman
and singer Robert Palmer who performs "I Didn't Mean to Turn You On" and "Nature Boy".

25.36 [5702] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Nov1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Joe Piscopo
comedienne Ellen DeGeneres
and Dennis Hart, man fighting his parking ticket.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fXTy-PhwYc


25.37 [5703] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Dec1986 NBC Mon [Fort Worth Star]
Guest Host Tony Danza
Guests
actress Alyssa Milano and
actor Danny Pintauro both of "Who's the Boss?"
actress Marilu Henner of "Taxi"
and saxophinist Kenny G.

25.38 [5704] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Dec1986 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
comedian Richard Lewis
actress Kate Capshaw
and singer Little Richard.

25.39 [5705] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Dec1986 NBC [Times Advocate]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
Joan Embery of the San Diego Zoo
comic actor Tom Poston
and musician Sergio Mendes.

25.40 [5706] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Dec1986 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actresses Amy Irving
and Eva Marie Saint
actor Michael Palin
and guitarist Stanley Jordan.

25.41 [5707] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Dec1986 NBC [Times Journal]
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actresses Angie Dickinson
and Stepfanie Kramer
and Billy Vera & The Beaters.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Dec1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 23Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Gary Busey, Roseanne Barr, Steve Trotter.


25.42 [5708] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Don Rickles
and the 13th annual singing dog contest.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5zSdpDSwHo


25.43 [5709] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Ritch Shydner
consumer expert David Horowitz
and Country singer Dolly Parton.

25.44 [5710] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor James Garner
89-year-old skydiver Eddie Townsend
and singer Bobby McFerrin.

25.45 [5711] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian-actor Chevy Chase of "Three Amigos"
film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert
and singer Al Jarreau.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BmTeMyRkeo


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Dec1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 28Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Glen Campbell, Chuck Norris, Victoria Jackson.


25.46 [5712] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Steve Martin
magician Joseph Gabriel
and singer Sandi Patty.

25.47 [5713] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
New York Mayor Ed Koch
quarterback Jim McMahon
and comic Mark McCollum.

25.48 [5714] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Jane Fonda
and singer Amy Grant.

25.49 [5715] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
entertainer Bob Hope
champion bubble gum blower Tom Noddy
and Country singer Barbara Mandrell who sings "Santa, Bring My Baby Home".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Dec1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 20Dec85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Jack Lemmon, Jack Velasco, Sade.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Dec1986 NBC Tue [repeat from 17Dec85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Aba Obregon, Bette Midler.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Dec1986 NBC
pre-empted for Christmas Eve programming.


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Dec1986 NBC [repeat from 18Dec85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Dick Shawn, Tim Reid, Michael McDonald.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Dec1986 NBC [repeat from 27Sep85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Charles Grodin, Olivia Brown, Clark Terry.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Dec1986 NBC Mon [repeat from 29Aug85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Tony Bennett, Doug Henning, Mighty Carson Art Players.


25.50 [5716] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Dec1986 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Tim Conway
actress Teresa Ganzel
and Jazz singer Diane Schuur.

25.51 [5717] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
31Dec1986 NBC New Year's Eve
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Bill Kirchenbauer
and Billy Vera & The Beaters who perform "At This Moment".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STydl1SEhA8


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Jan1987 NBC Thu [repeat from 05Sep85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Burt Reynolds, Sonia Braga, Paul Young.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Jan1987 NBC Fri [repeat from 17Sep85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Phil Donahue, Buddy Hackett.


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Jan1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 03Oct85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Dr. Armand Hammer, John Bryson, Richard Stoltzmann.


25.52 [5718] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Jan1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jay Leno
Scot Morris, Omni puzzles editor
and musician Pete Fountain.

25.53 [5719] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Jan1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Alan King
artist Warren Chang
and ventriloquist Jay Johnson.

25.54 [5720] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Jan1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
cowboy-humorist Baxter Black
poet Waddie Mitchell
and singer Robert Goulet who sings "Memory".

25.55 [5721] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Jan1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
Joan Embery of the San Diego Zoo
actress Teresa Ganzel
comedian Wil Shriner
and singer Paula Kelly.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Jan1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 18Oct85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Jackie Gleason, Jim Stafford.


25.56 [5722] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Jan1987 NBC [Courier Journal]
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actor John Larroquette of "Night Court"
comedian Dana Carvey of "Saturday Night Live"
and the mime group Mummenschanz.

25.57 [5723] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Jan1987 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actor James Woods
comedienne Ellen DeGeneres
and singer Ellen Greene.

25.58 [5724] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Jan1987 NBC [Courier Journal]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actor Ed Begley Jr.
comedian Taylor Negron
and singer-actress Roz Ryan.
*Note: Lauren Bacall was scheduled to appear but was rescheduled to January 23rd.

25.59 [5725] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Jan1987 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actor Jeff Goldblum
actress Geena Davis
comedian Kelly Monteith
amd singer Jimmy Buffett who performs "Take It Back" and "If It All Falls Down".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Jan1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 17Oct85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Steve Lawrence, Mary Armstrong.


25.60 [5726] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Jan1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jerry Seinfeld
football coach Mike Ditka
and the Pointer Sisters who perform "All I Know Is The Way I Feel".

25.61 [5727] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Jan1987 NBC [rerun 28Jan88] [News Journal]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Robert Klein
50-year-old rookie cop Barbara Schein
singer Phyllis Hyman
and the Mighty Carson Art Players.
.
25.62 [5728] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Jan1987 NBC  [rerun 26Jan88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Richard Pryor
Dr. Robert Ballard
and The Judds who perform "Turn It Loose".

25.63 [5729] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Jan1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Lauren Bacall
comedienne Roseanne Barr
and singer-guitarist Robert Cray.

25.64 [5730] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Jan1987 NBC Mon
Guest Host Patrick Duffy
Guests
TV personality Steve Allen
actor William Shatner
and singer Louise Mandrell.

25.65 [5731] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Jan1987 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actress Michele Lee
journalist Linda Ellerbee
actor Randall "Tex" Cobb
and singer John Davidson.

25.66 [5732] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Jan1987 NBC [The Tribune]
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
TV game show host Pat Sajak
magazine publisher Malcolm Forbes
and singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson.

25.67 [5733] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Jan1987 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actresses Carrie Fisher
and Justine Bateman
NY Giants quarterback Phil Simms
and juggler Frank Oliver.

25.68 [5734] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Jan1987 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
comedienneTracey Ullman
comedian Bob Saget
actress Molly Cheek
and Los Lobos.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Feb1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 03Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Hal Linden, Tim Conway.


25.69 [5735] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian-actor Paul Reiser
and singer-actress Lonette McKee.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThdHefSOMUY


25.70 [5736] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian George Carlin
actress Susan Sullivan
and singer-actress Sheryl Lee Ralph
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyFPdJ4qxLQ


25.71 [5737] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Ann-Margret
and singer Phyllis Hyman.

25.72 [5738] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Feb1987 NBC [rerun 01Feb88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Bob Nelson
actresses Shelley Long
Christina Pickles
and Liv Ullmann.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfMKzEgeTIA


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Feb1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 22Oct85]
"The Best of Carson"
with Liza Minnelli, Roy Blount, Bobby Kelton.


25.73 [5739] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Michael J. Fox of "Family Ties"
model Elle Macpherson
and composer-pianist Peter Schickele.

25.74 [5740] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Tony Danza of "Who's the Boss?"
comedienne Ellen DeGeneres
cellist Yo-Yo Ma
and The Neville Brothers.

25.75 [5741] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Feb1987 NBC [Courier Journal]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
tennis champ Boris Becker
actress Teresa Ganzel
film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert
and singer Jose Jose.

25.76 [5742] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Seth Green
actress Angie Dickinson
and musician Sergio Mendes.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Feb1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 08Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Madeline Kahn, A. Whitney Brown.


25.77 [5743] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jonathan Winters
actress Christina Pickles
and Billy Vera & The Beaters who sing "I Can Take Care Of Myself"

25.78 [5744] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
sports announcer Bob Uecker
consumer advocate David Horowitz
and singer Ellen Greene who sings "Suddenly Seymour".

25.79 [5745] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedienne Lily Tomlin
and singer Ray Charles who sings "Mississippi Mud" and "Come Live With Me".

25.80 [5746] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Feb1987 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor George Segal
child inventors
and singer Maureen McGovern who performs "I Could've Been A Sailor".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Feb1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 14Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with James Garner, Barry Diamond, Anita Morris.


25.81 [5747] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Charles Grodin
comedian Ronnie Shakes
and singer-guitarist Leon Redbone.

25.82 [5748] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Burt Reynolds
consumer expert David Horowitz
and the King's Sisters.

25.83 [5749] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedy writer-director Carl Reiner
actress Christina Pickles
and singer Gregory Abbott.

25.84 [5750] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Feb1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Whoopi Goldberg
comedian Bob Saget
and Wang Chung who performs "Let's Go!" and "Everybody Have Fun Tonight".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Mar1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 04Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Buddy Hackett, Louis Bellson, Jim McMahon.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Mar1987 NBC [repeat from 07Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with George Segal, Will Shriner, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Mar1987 NBC [repeat from 15Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Don Rickles, Pete Fountain, Waddie Mitchell.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Mar1987 NBC [repeat from 17Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Dabney Coleman, Dr. Carl Sagan.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Mar1987 NBC [repeat from 23Jan86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Jeff Daniels, Rufus Hussey, Vijay Armitraj.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Mar1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 05Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Louie Anderson, Steve Callahan, Miami Sound Machine.


25.85 [5751] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor James Stewart
comedienne Carol Siskind
and magician Eddie Daniels.

25.86 [5752] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Christopher Reeve
comedian Dana Carvey
and juggler-comedian Frank Olivier.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agC8E1s0oRo


25.87 [5753] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Danny DeVito
humorist Calvin Trillin
and 4-year-old spelling prodigy Rohan Varavadekar

25.88 [5754] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor George Hamilton
Country singers Dolly Parton
Emmylou Harris
and Linda Ronstadt.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRS4hzigHLk


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Mar1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 06Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Robin Williams, Danny Cooksey, Mummenschanz.


25.89 [5755] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Tim Conway
actor Harry Anderson
and Jazz singer Diane Schuur.

25.90 [5756] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler
actor Alan Thicke
and actress Rebeca Arthur.

25.91 [5757] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Sherman Hemsley
sportscaster Joe Garagiola
and button collector Dalton Stevens.

25.92 [5758] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Mar1987 NBC [Florida Today]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jimmy Brogan
actor Joseph Bologna
and Country singer Willie Nelson who performs "Always On My Mind" and "An Island In The Sea".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Mar1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 11Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Don Ameche, America Morris.


25.93 [5759] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Mar1987 NBC [rerun 28Mar88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actors Patrick Duffy
and Mykel T. Williamson
and the Smothers Brothers.

25.94 [5760] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor John Larroquette
film director John Mendoza
and singer Chris Isaak who performs "You Give Me Some Kind Of Love", "Heart Full Of Soul"

25.95 [5761] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
TV host Dick Cavett
singer Vernon Ray
and guitarist Stanley Jordan.

25.96 [5762] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
animal expert Jim Fowler
comedian Ritch Shynder
and singer Etta James.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Mar1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 07Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Alan Thicke, Spud Webb, Jamie Rose.


25.97 [5763] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
31Mar1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert
journalist Connie Chung
and Country singer Judy Rodman.

25.98 [5764] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Apr1987 NBC [rerun 22Mar88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Betty White of "The Golden Girls"
comedian Tom Parks
and the eight-student graduating class of Bickleton, Washington High School.

25.99 [5765] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Apr1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Woody Harrelson
actress Allyce Beasley
and singer Jeffrey Osborne.

 

*Note: Tonight Show 18th Anniversary Special aired on 03Apr1987  9pm.

25.100 [5766] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Apr1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Bette Davis
and ABC news correspondent Sam Donaldson.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Apr1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 12Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Billy Martin, Maureen Murphy, Akosua Busia

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Apr1987 NBC [repeat from 20Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Brenda Venus, Ronn Lewis, Jim Fowler, Andrae Crouch.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Apr1987 NBC [repeat from 21Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Oprah Winfrey, Jerry Seinfeld, Shirley Muldowney.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Apr1987 NBC [repeat from 27Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Garry Shandling, Joseph Newman.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Apr1987 NBC [repeat from 12Mar86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Steve Landesberg, David Horowitz, Barry Halloran.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Apr1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 28Feb86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Don Novello, Robin Barnett.


25.101 [5767] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Apr1987 NBC [rerun 31Mar88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Rue McClanahan
comedienne Pam Matteson
and Joe Snyder & the Burbank Dixieland Band
who perform "Panama" and "When The Roll Call Is Called Up There I Will Be Here".

25.102 [5768] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Apr1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Steve Landesberg
actress Kathleen Wilhoite
and musician Robert Cray.

25.103 [5769] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Apr1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Victoria Principal
actor Robert Townsend
and Billy Vera & The Beaters.

25.104 [5770] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Apr1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
entertainer Bob Hope
comedian Bill Maher
and actress Helen Hunt.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Apr1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 14Mar86]
"The Best of Carson"
with David Steinberg, the King's Sisters, Woody Harrelson.


25.105 [5771] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Apr1987 NBC [Florida Today]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
ABC news correspondent Sam Donaldson
comedian Fred Greenlee
and actress Chloe Webb.

25.106 [5772] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Apr1987 NBC [rerun 25Mar88] [News Journal]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian David Steinberg
singer-actress Bernadette Peters
musician Kenny G
and students from Lansford (N.D.) High School.

25.107 [5773] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Apr1987 NBC [Florida Today]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr.
TV hostess Vanna White
and comedienne Paul Poundstone.

25.108 [5774] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Apr1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian-actor Chevy Chase
and actress Teri Garr of "Pack of Lies".

25.109 [5775] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Apr1987 NBC Mon [Democrat and Chronicle]
Guest Host John Larroquette
Guests
actor Gary Busey
comedian Wil Shriner
actress Victoria Jackson
and musician Pete Fountain.

25.110 [5776] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Apr1987 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
Joan Embery of the San Diego Zoo
actress Carol Kane
comedian Dennis Miller
and The Commodores.

25.111 [5777] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Apr1987 NBC [Florida Today]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
comedian Kevin Nealon
singer-actress Tracey Ullman
actor Michael Talbot
and comedienne Paula Poundstone.

25.112 [5778] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Apr1987 NBC
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actor Tony Randall
actress Heather Thomas
comedian Dom Irrera
and accordionist Vlasta Krsek.

25.113 [5779] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01May1987 NBC
Guest Host Tony Danza
Guests
actor Burt Reynolds
actress Angie Dickinson
and the Yellowjackets.
*Note: This is the last time, a guest host was seen. Leno became the sole guest host in August of 1988.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04May1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 14Mar86]
"The Best of Carson"
with David Steinberg, Woody Harrelson, the King's Sisters.


25.114 [5780] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor George C. Scott
gymnast Kristie Phillips
and singer Ray Stevens.

25.115 [5781] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
Father Guido Sarducci (Don Novello)
author Whitley Strieber
and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

25.116 [5782] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07May1987 NBC [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Saundra Santiago
comedian Ritch Shydner
and butterfly collectors Mary Weems and Jean Stephens.

25.117 [5783] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08May1987 NBC [rerun 07Apr88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian-actor Paul Reiser
actresses Margaret Whitton
and Teresa Ganzel
and the Mighty Carson Art Players.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11May1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 25Mar86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Willie Nelson, Richard Benjamin.


25.118 [5784] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12May1987 NBC [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
musician Paul Shaffer
and children's inventions.

25.119 [5785] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jonathan Winters
actress Anne-Marie Johnson
and Country Dwight Yoakam.

25.120 [5786] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Crispin Glover
actress Brett Butler
and gardening expert Thalassa Cruso.

25.121 [5787] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Bob Saget
actress Jan Gan Boyd
and accordionist Vlasta Krsek.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18May1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 15Apr86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Judge Reinhold, Exile, Don Richardson, Jane Snyder.


25.122 [5788] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19May1987 NBC [Boston Globe]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Bobby Kelton
anthropologist Dr. Birute Galdikas
and singer Rosemary Clooney who sings "In the Still of the Night" and "It Never Entered My Mind".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwO4LRo47T8


25.123 [5789] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Tony Danza
comedian Pete Barbutti
and insect expert Sally Love.

25.124 [5790] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Eddie Murphy
comedienne Ellen DeGeneres
actresses Jane Leeves
and Teresa Ganzel.

25.125 [5791] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Carol Kane
novelist Jonathan Butler
and Leonard Waxdeck & The Birdcallers.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25May1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 26Mar86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Jackie Mason, Doug Henning.


25.126 [5792] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26May1987 NBC [Anniston Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
game show host Pat Sajak
actor Michael Keaton
actress Christina Pickles
and comedian Ritch Shydner.

25.127 [5793] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Crispin Glover
author Gore Vidal
and singer K.D. Lang and The Reclines who perform "In Care of the Blues".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U86-361K6ZY


25.128 [5794] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28May1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Gregory Peck
musician-humorist Peter Schickele
and The Leningrad Dixieland Band.

25.129 [5795] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29May1987 NBC [Boston Globe]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
comic Ray Combs
and singer Anita Baker

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Jun1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 01Apr86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Richard Chamberlain, Teri Garr, Brunson Brothers.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Jun1987 NBC [repeat from 04Apr86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Charles Grodin, Yakov Smirnoff, Katrina & the Waves.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Jun1987 NBC [repeat from 21Mar86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Dionne Warwick, Michael Keaton, Teresa Ganzel.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Jun1987 NBC [repeat from 17Apr86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Sammy Davis Jr., Bill Maher.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Jun1987 NBC [repeat from 22Apr86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Tom Hulce, Amazing Randi, Brian Slawson

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Jun1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 23Apr86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Patrick Duffy, Harry Anderson, Lucy Lee Flippin.


25.130 [5796] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
singer-actress Madonna
and singer Ray Charles who performs "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "Yours".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRJ3gqRagTs


25.131 [5797] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Dennis Miller
Stephanie Petit (1987 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion)
and Randy Graff who performs "I Dreamed a Dream".

25.132 [5798] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Dudley Moore
comedian Tom Parks
and singer Grover Washington.

25.133 [5799] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Buddy Hackett
Ladysmith Black Mambazo

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Jun1987 NBC Mon [repeat from ]
"The Best of Carson"
with Harvey Korman, Donna Theodore, Nicholas Slonimsky.


25.134 [5800] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Jun1987 NBC [rerun 29Apr88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Tim Conway
guitarists George Benson
and Earl Klugh
and the Peking Acrobats.

 

25.135 [5801] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Jun1987 NBC [Boston Globe]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
basketball star Magic Johnson
artist Bill Alexander
and singer-actress Bernadette Peters who performs "Broadway Baby".

25.136 [5802] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Jun1987 NBC [Ottawa Citizen]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian-actor Steve Martin
actor Jester Hairston
and singer Art Garfunkel who performs "I Only Have Eyes for You".

25.137 [5803] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jerry Seinfeld
actress Veronica Cartwright
and Billy Vera & The Beaters.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Jun1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 07May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Buddy Hackett, Ally Sheedy, Ed Kennedy.


25.138 [5804] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
director Mel Brooks
and Crosby, Stills, & Nash who perform "Southern Cross" and "Teach Your Children"

25.139 [5805] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
writer-director Carl Reiner
actor Jester Hairston
K.D. Lang and The Reclines.

25.140 [5806] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Dan Aykroyd
comedian Bobby Kelton
and actress Helen Shaver.

25.141 [5807] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Jun1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Robert Klein
journalist William F. Buckley, Jr.
and Glenn Medeiros who performs "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Jun1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 15May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Anthony Quinn, JoBeth Williams, Joey Bushkin.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Jun1987 NBC [repeat from 21May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Richard Pryor, Dudley Moore, Gwen Norton.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 08May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Joe Piscopo, Yo-Yo Ma, novelty whistlers.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 22May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Bette Davis, Pete Fountain.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 27May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Joanna Kerns, Amazing Randi, George Carl.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Jul1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 28May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Steven Wright, Rosie Gries.


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 29May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Tom Selleck, Pam Matteson, Robert Palmer.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 30May86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Dolly Parton, Teresa Ganzel, Jackie Mason.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 10Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with George Carlin, Jon Pennington.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 11Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Billy Crystal, Michael Ammar.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Jul1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 12Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Cybill Shepherd, Andrae Crouch, Virgie White.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 13Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Bill Cosby, Graham Nash.


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 17Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Carl Reiner, Roy Blount Jr.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 18Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Burt Reynolds, Franklyn Ajaye, Valerie Wildman.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Jul1987 NBC [repeat from 19Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Woody Harrelson, Kate Capshaw, Roseanne Barr.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Jul1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 24Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Anthony Perkins, Paul Provenza, Joe Garagiola.


25.142 [5808] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Joe Piscopo
comedian-actor Paul Reiser
and actress Maryam d'Abo of "The Living Daylights".

25.143 [5809] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Patrick Duffy
and Physics Professor Jearl Walker.

25.144 [5810] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor George Segal
and film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert.

25.145 [5811] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Mark Harmon
comedian Barry Sobel
and hollering champion Charles Batton.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Jul1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 26Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Danny DeVito, John Searing, Joan Embery.


25.146 [5812] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor-magician Harry Anderson
reptile expert David Barker
and musician Pete Fountain.

25.147 [5813] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Jul1987 NBC [Pittsburgh Press]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Ray Combs

actor John Clark Gable (son of Clark Gable)
Wimbledon men's winner Pat Cash
and retired Navy Adm. Grace Hopper.


25.148 [5814] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian David Steinberg
comedienne Brett Butler
and actress Emily Lloyd.

25.149 [5815] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
31Jul1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Penelope Ann Miller
actor Robert Townsend
and singer Sheena Easton who performs "Strut" and "Still Willing To Try".

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Aug1987 NBC [repeat from 13Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Bill Cosby, Graham Nash.


25.150 [5816] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Aug1987 NBC [Times Leader]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Graham Chapman
actress Rita Wilson
and musician Midori.

25.151 [5817] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
05Aug1987 NBC [Boston Globe]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Allyce Beasley of "Moonlighting"
nose flutist Abbe Jaye
and singer Dionne Warwick

25.152 [5818] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
06Aug1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Tom Selleck
actress Carol Kane
and musician Eddie Daniels.

25.153 [5819] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Aug1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jay Leno
game show host Pat Sajak
and Jazz singer Diane Schuur.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RwsIqDmV7Y


25.154 [5820] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Aug1987 NBC Mon
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actress Annette Funicello
actor Frankie Avalon
actor Woody Harrelson of "Cheers"
and Spyro Gyra.

25.155 [5821] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Aug1987 NBC [Florida Today]
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.
actress Jami Gertz
NBC news correspondent Connie Chung
and weatherman Fritz Coleman

25.156 [5822] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
12Aug1987 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actress Maria Conchita Alonso
political analyst Ron Reagan
and former wrestler turned actor Jesse "The Body" Ventura.

25.157 [5823] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
13Aug1987 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actress Beverly D'Angelo
comedian Jimmie Walker
and Los Lobos who perform "La Bamba".

25.158 [5824] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Aug1987 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
TV host Larry King
actress Michele Lee
and writer-author Roy Blount Jr.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Aug1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 27Jun86]
"The Best of Carson"
with David Letterman, Julio Iglesias, Judge Joseph Wapner.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Aug1987 NBC [repeat from 22Jul86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Walter Matthau, Jeana Yeager, Dick Rutan.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
19Aug1987 NBC [repeat from 23Jul86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Garry Shandling, The Raspyni Brothers, Horacio Gutierrez.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
20Aug1987 NBC [repeat from 29Jul86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Paul Miller, Amazing Randi, Katia and Marielle LaBeque.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Aug1987 NBC [repeat from 24Jul86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Jay Leno, Sandi Patty.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Aug1987 NBC Mon [repeat from 31Jul86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Amy Grant, Linda Ellerbee, Chong Qing Acrobats.


25.159 [5825] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Aug1987 NBC [Florida Today]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Madeleine Stowe
comedian Bob Nelson
and Joan Embery of the San Diego Zoo.

25.160 [5826] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
26Aug1987 NBC [The Gazette]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Dana Carvey
Mildred Holt, 105-year-old Kansas woman who takes care of her 103-year-old cousin
and singer Melissa Manchester.

25.161 [5827] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
27Aug1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Buddy Hackett
actor Rick Rossovich
and singer Michael Martin Murphey.

25.162 [5828] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Aug1987 NBC [News Press]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Shelley Winters
comedian Tom Parks
and nose flautist Abbe Jay (rescheduled to Tuesdays show).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ4PhvbsaCE


[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
31Aug1987 NBC Mon[repeat from 30Jul86]
"The Best of Carson"
with James Belushi, Judy Rodman, Joan Embery.


25.163 [5829] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
01Sep1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Jon Lovitz
actor Paul Sorvino
and nose flautist Abbe Jaye.

25.164 [5830] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Sep1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian John Mendoza
actress Christina Pickles
and kayaker Ed Gillet.

25.165 [5831] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
03Sep1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Lauren Bacall
comedienne Victoria Jackson
and The Temptations.

25.166 [5832] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
04Sep1987 NBC
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian-actor Bob Saget
consumer expert David Horowitz
and musician David Sanborn.

25.167 [5833] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
07Sep1987 NBC Mon
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
TV personality Steve Allen
actress Lynn Redgrave
and actor Tim Reid.

25.168 [5834] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
08Sep1987 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actor Anthony Perkins
"Wheel of Fortune" hostess Vanna White
and The Judds.

25.169 [5835] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
09Sep1987 NBC [Daily Record]
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actor Michael J. Fox
actress Deidre Hall of "Days of Our Lives"
and former football star Dick Butkus.

25.170 [5836] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
10Sep1987 NBC
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
game show host Bert Convy
actress Annie Potts
and columnist Erma Bombeck.

25.171 [5837] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
11Sep1987 NBC Fri
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actress Carrie Fisher
actor Dennis Weaver
and The Charlie Daniels Band.

25.172 [5838] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
14Sep1987 NBC Mon
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actresses Sandy Duncan
and Joan Van Ark
singer Donna Summer
and musician George Benson.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
15Sep1987 NBC Tue [repeat from 01Aug86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Charles Grodin, Dom Irrera.


25.173 [5839] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
16Sep1987 NBC [rerun 26Jul88] [Fort Worth Star]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
entertainer Bob Hope
actress Lisa Jane Persky
comedian-actor Dennis Wolfberg
comedienne JoAnne Astrow
and sportscaster Joe Garagiola.

25.174 [5840] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
17Sep1987 NBC [rerun 02Aug88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
comedian Bob Newhart
actress Courtney Cox
and Blues guitarist B.B. King who performs "Payin' the Cost" and "When It All Comes Down".

25.175 [5841] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
18Sep1987 NBC [rerun 15Aug88]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Dabney Coleman of "The 'Slap' Maxwell Story"
comedian-actor Paul Reiser of "My Two Dads"
and singer Joe Williams..

25.176 [5842] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
21Sep1987 NBC Mon
Guest Host Jay Leno
Guests
actor Charlton Heston
actress Kathryn Harrold
and publisher Malcolm Forbes.

[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
22Sep1987 NBC Tue [repeat from 05Aug86]
"The Best of Carson"
with Don Novello, Belinda Carlisle.


25.177 [5843] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
23Sep1987 NBC Wed  [rerun 16Aug88] 
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actor Dudley Moore


actresses Kirstie Alley of "Cheers"
and Teresa Ganzel
and sportscaster Bob Uecker.

25.178 [5844] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
24Sep1987 NBC [rerun 17Aug88 & 13Sep88] [Berkshire Eagle]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests
actress Isabella Rossellini
comedienne JoAnne Astrow
archery champion Denise Parker
and musician Joel Di Bartolo.

25.179 [5845] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
25Sep1987 NBC [Courier Journal]
Host Johnny Carson
Guests


actors Don Johnson
and Dale Robertson
comedian David Brenner
and actress Alexandra Paul.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm0gIcKHdYA

 

25.180 [5846] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
28Sep1987 NBC Mon [Berkshire Eagle]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actor Patrick Swayze
actress Justine Bateman
comedian Blake Clark
actor-director Rob Reiner
and Cirque du Soleil.

25.181 [5847] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
29Sep1987 NBC [The Gazette]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
comedian Dave Coulier
actresses Victoria Principal
and Emma Samms
and Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine.

25.182 [5848] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
30Sep1987 NBC [Miami News]
Guest Host Garry Shandling
Guests
actress Susan Sullivan
actor Kirk Cameron
comedian Bill Maher
and cartoonist Cathy Guisewite.

25.183 [5849] Tonight Show's 25th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL 2hrs
01Oct1987 NBC Thu 9:30-11:30 [Courier Journal]
Host Johnny Carson
with Ed McMahon and Doc Severinsen
Tonight's special incorporates the best of Carson
Highlights include:
* The late Jack Benny playing his fiddle for Carson (Jan 17, 1973)
* The late Judy Garland (Dec 17, 1968) and her daughter
Liza Minnelli (Oct. 21, 1986) singing in memorable segments.
* Carson and Pearl Bailey performing a duet
in a comic interpretation of "Our Love is Here to Stay" (Sep 21, 1964).
* The late Jack Webb and Carson spoofing Dragnet (Feb 2, 1968).
* Luciano Pavarotti performing a moving version of "Ave Maria" (Apr 30, 1980).
Clips of guest appearances by Judy Garland,
Robert Kennedy, Pearl Bailey, Groucho Marx and others.



[--] Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson
02Oct1987 NBC Fri [repeat from 13Feb73]
"The Best of Carson"
with George Burns, Carl Reiner, Sammy Davis Jr.
Considered one of Carson's best.



 


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