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.
Did You Know?
'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
Johnny Carson - 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 ...
(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
Written by Bobby Troup
Briefly Performed by The Manhattan Transfer See more