Steve Landesberg/David Horowitz/Barry O'Halloran 

Steve Landesberg discusses being a commercial spokesman and performing at small colleges; David Horowitz (Fight Back with David Horowitz (1976)) compares trash bags, and looks at inappropriate product designs; pizza tossing champion Barry O'Halloran.


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Episode cast overview:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Doc Severinsen ... Himself - Bandleader
Steve Landesberg ... Himself
David Horowitz David Horowitz ... Himself
Barry O'Halloran Barry O'Halloran ... Himself


Barry O'Halloran is a 22-year-old from Los Gatos, California who claims to be the fastest pizza thrower in the west, and recently won a championship in San Francisco. He talks to Johnny about his avocation - he's had a love for it since at least age ten - and says that he can predict whether people like thin or thick crust. He started by having his grandmother stitch towels together, so that he could practice working the dough. Johnny comments on how the industry has few people with names like O'Halloran, and the young man talks about making his way in a primarily Italian business; he also talks about preferring a single local business to seeking to start a franchise. He then demonstrates throwing dough and teaches Johnny the basics. He also demonstrates some fancy dough-throwing on his back and under the leg. He and Johnny then go through the whole process of rolling the dough, then adding sauce, cheese and pepperoni. Steve Landesberg does not do a stand-up routine, but talks about ... Written by lenab9011

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Comedy | Talk-Show







Release Date:

12 March 1986 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Carson Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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