Johnny Carson serves as guest host for this episode. Johnny's guests include singer Diahann Carroll, comedian Joan Rivers, guitarist Tony Mottola, slight-of-hand showman Don Allen and the comedy team of Bobby Van and Mickey Rooney who perform a sketch concerning a big game hunter recently returned from Africa. Written by
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guest hosts this episode because of a stipulation in Sammy Davis Jr.
's contract with ABC that he could not appear on television for the three weeks prior to his special airing on that network. See more
Johnny Carson - Guest Host
Thank you, and may a bird of paradise build a nest out of Sammy Davis' contract.
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Diahann Carroll See more