Dan Aykroyd/Bobby Kelton/Helen Shaver 

Johnny displays items used by celebrities. Dan Aykroyd (Dragnet (1987)); Bobby Kelton performs stand-up; Helen Shaver (The Believers (1987)).


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Episode cast overview:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom ... Himself - Substitute Bandleader
Dan Aykroyd ... Himself
Bobby Kelton ... Himself - Guest Comic
Helen Shaver ... Herself


The comedy segment is various celebrity items that people might pay to touch - inspired by a Seattle espresso bar that charged a quarter (for charity) to touch a dress worn by Vanna White. Dan Aykroyd, promoting the movie "Dragnet", talks about how much of a fan he is of Jack Webb and police shows. He says he has wanted to do this film for years. He shows some Dragnet memorabilia he has collected, and does some impressions of Broderick Crawford and Robert Stack. A clip from the film is shown, and Aykroyd talks some more about the series of the 1950s and 1960s that influenced him. Carson, who was friends with Webb, says he would have been flattered by the imitation. Aykroyd also shows some of his collection of police badges, and talks about the prevalence of people acquiring badges of all kinds in New York; he recalls being stopped for speeding on the Taconic Parkway one night. Bobby Kelton does a stand-up comedy routine. Helen Shaver first talks about how she is attracted to people ... Written by lenab9011

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Release Date:

25 June 1987 (USA) See more »

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Carson Productions See more »
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1.33 : 1
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Johnny's Theme
Composed by Paul Anka
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