Dr. Ruth

Dr Ruth and Mark MalkoffDr. Ruth Westheimer joins Mark to discuss her Johnny Carson appearances, Johnny playing Dr. Ruth in a Tonight Show sketch, and Late Night with David Letterman introducing her to a  college audience.

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Michael J. Fox

Michael J Fox and Mark MalkoffMichael J. Fox joins Mark to discuss his five Johnny appearances, his father being featured during “The Edge of Wetness”, and before he was famous sneaking a Carson cue card off the NBC Burbank lot.

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Florence Henderson “Encore Presentation”

Florence and Mark Mark remembers the late Florence Henderson, followed by a rebroadcast of their interview conducted in April 2014.

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John Landis

john landisJohn Landis joins Mark to discuss his Johnny appearance for his debut film Schlock, Dom DeLuise advising him what to chat about with Johnny during breaks, and his numerous films including Animal House.

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Dick Cavett 100th episode

Dick Cavett and Mark MalkoffDick Cavett Returns! In celebration of the 100th episode Dick Cavett joins Mark and co-host Dan Pasternack. Cavett discusses Johnny Carson, Jack Paar, Groucho Marx, Woody Allen, Jonathan Winters, Mae West, Marlon Brando, and Muhammad Ali.

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Ed Asner

ed asner and mark malkoffEd Asner joins Mark to discuss his Johnny Carson appearance, Carson doing a guest spot on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and his role as Carl in Pixar’s Up.

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Jimmy Brogan

jimmy-brogan and mark malkoffJimmy Brogan and Mark a pay a visit to the former NBC Burbank studios. Jimmy discusses his Johnny appearances, originally turning down the chance to audition for The Tonight Show, and his nine years as head monologue writer for Jay Leno.

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Billy Vera

billy vera and mark malkoffSinger Billy Vera talks to Mark about his 9 Tonight Show appearances, his dad working  as a NBC announcer in New York, and his band playing a Tonight Show anniversary party.

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Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone and Mark MalkoffPaula Poundstone joins Mark to discuss her Johnny appearances, embarrassingly mistaking Johnny for a member of ZZ Top, and Robin Williams supporting her early on in her career.

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Kevin Pollak

kevin pollak and mark malkoffKevin Pollak joins Mark to discuss his Johnny appearances, teaching Johnny how to do Peter Falk, and originally turning down standup on The Tonight Show with the hope of solely doing panel.

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Carol Leifer

Carol Leifer and Mark MalkoffCarol Leifer joins Mark to discuss her Johnny appearance, auditioning for The Tonight Show 22 times, and writing for shows including Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show, and SNL.

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Danny Robinson

danny robinson and Mark MalkoffDanny Robinson joins Mark to discuss his parents, Bud and Cece Robinson, opening up for Johnny Carson on tour, the duo appearing on The Tonight Show, Bud Robinson managing Doc Severinsen, and Johnny’s friendship to their family.

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Michael Stern

Michael Stern and Mark MalkoffMichael Stern talks to Mark about his teenage backstage adventures at the Tonight Show and NBC Burbank, his friendship with Lucille Ball, and being Johnny’s award show celebrity escort post-retirement.

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Herbert Schlosser

Herbert Schlosser and Mark MalkoffFormer NBC President and TV legend, Herbert Schlosser, joins Mark to discuss negotiating Johnny’s first Tonight Show contract, personally welcoming Johnny when the show moved to Burbank, and his contribution to the launch of Saturday Night Live.

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Charles Grodin Returns!

Mark Malkoff and Charles GrodinCharles Grodin returns! Actor Charles Grodin joins Mark for a second time to discuss his 27 Johnny appearances, filming Midnight Run, and his acclaimed work on Louie.

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Ritch Shydner

Ritch ShydnerRitch Shydner discusses his Johnny appearances, how a disastrous Merv set unexpectedly led to being booked on Carson, and opening up for The Ramones.

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Brett Butler

Brett Butler and Mark MalkoffBrett Butler joins Mark to discuss her Johnny appearances, performing George Carlin routines as a child, and her friendship with Bill Hicks.

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Wayne Cotter

Wayne CotterWayne Cotter joins Mark to discuss his three Johnny appearances, going to Studio 6B as a kid to see Jerry Lewis guest host the Tonight Show, and Johnny during a commercial giving him joke punch up suggestions.

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Joan Embery

Joan EmberyJoan Embery discusses bringing nearly 500 animals on the Tonight Show, an elephant picking up Johnny into the air with her trunk, and Johnny spending the day with her at the San Diego Zoo.

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Paul Williams

paulwilliamspicPaul Williams joins Mark to discuss his numerous Johnny appearances, performing in Planet of the Apes makeup, and his friendship with Freddie Prinze.

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