May 22, 1992 was the last "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson as host. Carson presents a retrospective of clips covering the past 30 years. Carson says goodnight for the last time.

Writers:

Darrell Vickers (writing supervisor), Andrew Nicholls (writing supervisor) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Doc Severinsen ... Himself - Bandleader
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louis Armstrong ... Himself (archive footage)
Fred Astaire ... Himself (archive footage)
Lauren Bacall ... Herself (archive footage)
F. Lee Bailey ... Himself (archive footage)
Anita Baker ... Herself (archive footage)
Lucille Ball ... Herself (archive footage)
Tony Bennett ... Himself (archive footage)
George Benson ... Himself (archive footage)
Edgar Bergen ... Himself (archive footage)
Milton Berle ... Himself (archive footage)
David Brinkley ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Brokaw ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

May 22, 1992 was the last "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson as host. Carson presents a retrospective of clips covering the past 30 years. Carson says goodnight for the last time.

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Genres:

Comedy | Talk-Show

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1992 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Carson Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

'Johnny Carson' wrote all of his remarks for his final Tonight Show. It was broadcast on May 22, 1992, and watched by an estimated eighty million people. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Johnny Carson - Host: And so it has come to this: I, uh... am one of the lucky people in the world; I found something I always wanted to do and I have enjoyed every single minute of it. I want to thank the people who've shared this stage with me for thirty years. Mr. Ed McMahon, Mr. Doc Severinsen, and you people watching. I can only tell you that it has been an honor and a privilege to come into your homes all these years and entertain you. And I hope when I find something that I want to do and I think ...
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Connections

Featured in TV's Most Unforgettable Finales (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
(1946) (uncredited)
Written by Bobby Troup
Briefly Performed by The Manhattan Transfer
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