I caught this segment on a TV rerun just now, and it made me laugh, so I did a quick search for it and was delighted to see that YouTube had it…
If younger people don’t know, Johnny Carson was the host of The Tonight Show forever, before Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno, and he’s often named among the best comics of all time exactly because of stuff like this video.
So here’s almost three minutes of Johnny Carson absolutely failing to tell a joke.
Wasn’t he the first host of the Tonight Show? Man I remember watching him and laughing my ass off.