As you might have read in my review for this DVD set, I think it’s a must own. The episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson are some of the best moments in television history and this new set, Johnny and Friends: The Complete Collection is amazing!
You have to check it out!
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON:
JOHNNY AND FRIENDS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION
Release Date: September 19, 2017
Across 10 Discs and 27+ Hours, Home Audiences Will Revel in the Best-Loved Episodes from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s – Including Original Commercials! – Bringing Together Carson’s Greatest Guests:
Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Burt Reynolds, Rodney Dangerfield, Bob Hope, Don Rickles, Dolly Parton, Eddie Murphy, Bob Newhart, Tony Bennett and Many, Many More
The Loaded Set Also Includes a Collectible 28-Page Memory Book Filled
with Snapshots and Stories and Nearly Two Hours of Bonus Features!
Celebrating the Original King of Late Night, THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON: JOHNNY AND FRIENDS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, is the ultimate 10-disc set bringing together all the greatest moments and Johnny’s most legendary guests from the show’s 30 year, 4,000 episode run. Carefully selected from the vaults by Carson archivists, this loaded collection features over 27 hours of classic Johnny – full, unedited episodes and original commercials from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s about which Inside Pulse says, “It’s always interesting to see what was being sold to America after dark.” Also included is a specially-produced 28-page memory book filled with incredible and rare archival photos and nearly two hours of bonus features!
JOHNNY AND FRIENDS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION is comprised of three distinct collections, highlighted below:
- JOHNNY AND FRIENDS (6 Discs; some previously available at retail) – These 6 discs feature 28 full shows highlighting fan favorite guests and some of the program’s most cherished moments. Each of the six discs is highlighted by oone of Johnny’s favorite guests — Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Burt Reynolds, Steve Martin and Rodney Dangerfield – allowing fans to witness their show business evolution over many years.
- THE ULTIMATE CARSON COLLECTION (3 Discs – NEVER BEFORE AVAILABLE AT RETAIL) – Viewers will discover many unexpected surprises across three compilation DVDs: “The Best of the ’60s & ’70s,” “The Best of the ’70s & ’80s” and “The Best of the ’80s & ’90s”. Among the unforgettable memories are Johnny’s final show, Ed Ames’ famous tomahawk toss, Tiny Tim’s wedding, party crashing with Dean Martin and Bob Hope, a surprise swim for Don Rickles, the tasty impressions of Albert Brooks, the poetry of Jimmy Stewart, wildlife with Jim Fowler and Joan Embry, the extraordinary talents of ordinary people, visits from Carnac and Art Fern, Bette Midler’s Emmy award-winning farewell performance and much more!
- THREE DECADES OF CHRISTMAS ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON (Single Disc – NEVER BEFORE AVAILABLE AT RETAIL) —Three episodes released in their entirety for the first time ever! Christmas time from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s featuring guests David Letterman, Robin Williams, Bob Hope, Tony Bennett, Dolly Parton, and more.
A true American icon, Johnny was a television mainstay invited into living rooms across the country for 30 years. Paving the way for a late night TV revolution in memorable fashion, his talents – and those of his incredible guests — are on full display in JOHNNY AND FRIENDS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION.