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Michael Keaton/Martin Short/Teri Garr 

Johnny replays a 1968 sketch with Jack Webb. Michael Keaton (Batman Returns (1992)); Martin Short recalls his various impressions; Teri Garr talks about her career and relationship with Johnny.

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Doc Severinsen ... Himself - Bandleader
Michael Keaton ... Himself
Martin Short ... Himself
Teri Garr ... Herself
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Storyline

With about one week remaining before Johnny's last show, he talks about his friendship with Jack Webb, and being invited to his house to meet James Cagney. Then a clip from 1968 parodying "Dragnet" with Webb is shown. Michael Keaton talks about once being frozen speechless on stage when doing stand-up, and then about seeing himself in the advertising for "Batman Returns". He talks about going to parochial school growing up near Pittsburgh, and then the lack of attention to science in the popular media, noting his son's talent in that area. He also coaches his son's athletic teams. Martin Short talks about the first time he was on "The Tonight Show" with Bette Davis, and then about meeting people of whom he has done impressions, including Doug Henning. He also recalls his trips to Las Vegas with Paul Shaffer and his castmates from SCTV. Asked what impression he couldn't do, he tells of an awful "Saturday Night Live" sketch in which he tried to imitate Lucille Ball. He also says he had ... Written by lenab9011

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Genres:

Comedy | Talk-Show

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1992 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Carson Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Johnny Carson: [on his movie "Looking for Love"] Did you know they transferred that film to flammable nitrate stock?
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Connections

References Dragnet (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Johnny's Theme
(uncredited)
Composed by Paul Anka
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