Goldie Hawn/Buck Henry/Dennis Dugan 

Johnny quizzes the audience on celebrities' real names, and Ed interviews George Washington. Goldie Hawn (The Goldie Hawn Special (1978)) discusses raising her toddler son Oliver Hudson; Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait (1978)); Dennis Dugan (Richie Brockelman, Private Eye (1978)).


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Episode credited cast:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host / General George Washington
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Doc Severinsen ... Himself - Bandleader
Goldie Hawn ... Herself
Buck Henry ... Himself
Dennis Dugan ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom ... Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Saxophone


The comedy segment was an interview with George Washington. Then came some discussion at the desk between Johnny and Ed - Johnny read a classified ad looking for someone who found false teeth, and they discussed the real names of various celebrities. He also mentioned Stan Getz was booked for the show but he didn't make it due to travel problems. Goldie Hawn talked about becoming a mother, and that she concentrated on staying with the baby instead of her career. She carried the child for 9 and a half months and the baby was eleven pounds when born. She lost 55 pounds afterwards to go back to work. Johnny mentioned the new test that could tell the child's gender before birth; she said she was sure at three months it was a boy. She limits his TV, but enjoys watching "Mr. Rogers". She also mentioned she would like to have a girl. She talked about having been a cheerleader in high school. She talked a bit about her upcoming special. She also mentioned her upcoming film with Chevy Chase "... Written by lenab9011

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Release Date:

22 February 1978 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Scheduled musical guest Stan Getz was unavailable, as his flight had been cancelled due to bad weather. See more »


References Heaven Can Wait (1978) See more »


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