Tom Green

Tom Green and Mark MalkoffTom Green joins Mark to discuss studying Carson in preparation for his MTV late night show, his friendship with Ed McMahon, and guest hosting for David Letterman.

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Carol Siskind

Carol SiskindCarol Siskind joins Mark to discuss her Johnny appearances, why she was relieved at The Tonight Show the times she was “bumped”, and her role as The Potato Lady on The Larry Sanders Show.

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Judy Collins

Judy CollinsSinger Judy Collins chats with Mark about her Johnny Carson appearances, her love for David Letterman, her new book Cravings: How I Conquered Food, and the difficulties of being the musical guest on Saturday Night Live in 1979.

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John Davidson

John DavidsonJohn Davidson joins Mark to discuss his Carson appearances, guest hosting The Tonight Show 87 times, and Johnny being amused when he forgot his lyrics while performing a song.

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Joel Grey

Joel Grey and Mark Malkoff Actor Joel Grey joins Mark to discuss singing without pants on The Tonight Show, presenting Johnny with a life-sized poster invite to his Las Vegas opening, and winning the Academy Award in 1973 for Cabaret.

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Pete Barbutti

Pete BarbuttiPete Barbutti joins Mark to discuss his Johnny appearances, being banned from doing the show with Johnny for many years due to an incident involving Mel Tormé, and Johnny’s plans of taking the Tonight Show to Las Vegas.

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David Tolley

David TolleyPianist/composer David Tolley joins Mark to discuss being in the Tonight Show audience when he was randomly chosen by Johnny to play piano, the phone ringing off the hook with offers, and the show tracking him down to make a second appearance.

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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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