May 22, 1992 was the last "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson as host. Carson presents a retrospective of clips covering the past 30 years. Carson says goodnight for the last time.

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May 22, 1992 was the last "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson as host. Carson presents a retrospective of clips covering the past 30 years. Carson says goodnight for the last time.

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'Johnny Carson' wrote all of his remarks for his final Tonight Show. It was broadcast on May 22, 1992, and watched by an estimated eighty million people. See more »

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Himself - Host: And so it has come to this: I, uh... am one of the lucky people in the world; I found something I always wanted to do and I have enjoyed every single minute of it. I want to thank the people who've shared this stage with me for thirty years. Mr. Ed McMahon, Mr. Doc Severinsen, and you people watching. I can only tell you that it has been an honor and a privilege to come into your homes all these years and entertain you. And I hope when I find something that I want to do and I think ...
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Midnight Train to Georgia
(1973) (uncredited)
Written by Jim Weatherly
Briefly Performed by Gladys Knight & The Pips
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