Johnny presents products from the future. Dyan Cannon (The End of Innocence (1990)); Brian Haley performs stand-up.

Writer:

Jim Mulholland

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Johnny Carson ... Self - Host
Ed McMahon ... Self - Announcer
Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom ... Self - Substitute Bandleader
Dyan Cannon ... Self
Brian Haley ... Self - Guest Comic
Patrika Darbo ... Self (credit only)
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Johnny opens by noting that the show's tapings were cancelled the previous two nights due to the start of Operation Desert Storm in Iraq; much of the monologue consists of jokes about the Gulf War. The comedy segment is new products predicted for the next 20 years, inspired by the book "Future Stuff" that predicts items to be available in the year 2000. The ones Johnny reads from the book have not come to pass. Then come the ones created by the writers, with illustrative props. As he goes through the props, Johnny keeps a running tally on what was spent to create them. Dyan Cannon comes out and quickly gets giggly, as she tends to do with Johnny. They talk about relationships and marriage and divorce (she is separating from her husband), and she explains how she wrote the movie "The End of Innocence" about how men and women fail to communicate. A clip from the movie is shown. She notes that she also raised the money for the film and directed it. She says she hopes it will do well, but... Written by lenab9011

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Genres:

Comedy | Talk-Show

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Johnny's Theme
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Composed by Paul Anka
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 1991 (USA) See more »

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Carson Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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