The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series 1957–1962) Poster


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Tonight! (1953) (TV Series)
Tonight! America After Dark (1957) (TV Series)

Followed by 

The Tonight Show (1962) (TV Series)
Late Night with David Letterman (1982) (TV Series)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (TV Series)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) (TV Series)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) (TV Series)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

The Ed Sullivan Show: Episode #12.1 (1958) (TV Episode)
Ed Sullivan mentions Major Johnson was recently on the show.
Car 54, Where Are You?: Catch Me on the Paar Show (1961) (TV Episode)
Charlie Fleischer appears on the show with Hugh Downs substituting as host.
Leave It to Beaver: Beaver on TV (1963) (TV Episode)
Wondering why Beaver wasn't on TV, Wally jokes, "probably when they turned the camera on, then he went flaky and started bawlin' worse than Jack Parr". Jack Parr was known to cry on occasion, while hosting his show.
Laverne & Shirley: A Nun's Story (1976) (TV Episode)
Frank says he wants to watch the Jack Paar Show
Designing Women: Screaming Passages (1992) (TV Episode)
B.J.'s mother mentions that her mother never got over Jack Paar leaving "The Tonight Show."
50 Years of NBC Late Night (2001) (TV Special)
Dinner for Five: Episode #3.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Incredibles (2004)
The baby is named Jack-Jack Paar
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Episode #6.105 (2010) (TV Episode)
Craig Ferguson discusses the history of various significant late-night talk shows
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.99 (2010) (TV Episode)
Betty White says that she used to travel from California to New York to appear on the show
30 Rock: The Fabian Strategy (2010) (TV Episode)
Grace says she's been working for NBC since "The Jack Paar Show"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.19 (2012) (TV Episode)
Terry Bradshaw says he was on the old "Tonight" show with his Pop Warner football team when he was 10 years old
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.33 (2013) (TV Episode)
Bill Cosby says that his television debut was on the show with Allan Sherman as guest host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Jimmy Fallon/Betty White/Bonnie Raitt (2014) (TV Episode)
Betty White talks about appearing on the show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Barbra Streisand (2014) (TV Episode)
Barbra Streisand mentions being a guest on the show

Featured in 

The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years (1986) (TV Movie)
Avalon (1990)
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television (1996) (TV Special)
footage from this show exists in this special
50 Years of NBC Late Night (2001) (TV Special)

Spoofed in 

The Hollywood Palace: Episode #2.16 (1965) (TV Episode)
Rich Little spoofs the show.

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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