Did You Know?
On 2/11/60, Jack Paar
tearfully announced that he was walking out on the show. He told a joke the night before about a "water closet", which is an archaic term for a bathroom. The joke was considered in bad taste by NBC censors and edited from the show. Paar protested the edit by leaving the show for six weeks. See more
[Jack Paar's last words as host of The Tonight Show, calling to his dog sitting in the audience
Come on, Lika... we're going home.