1. J_f_cover_photo_290x390

Johnny and Friends

Johnny’s greatest guests EVER, together for the first time!

11 DVDs, includes BONUS DVD plus collectible memory book

$99.95 Installment pricing available

Hand-picked episodes from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

Johnny Carson defined late-night television.  For over 30 years, America watched, laughed, and sang together with Johnny and his famous friends.  

You’ll get:

  • 31 full shows - including the original commercials! - on 11 DVDs
  • Brand new collection featuring Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Steve Martin, David Letterman, Jay Leno, Eddie Murphy, Rodney Dangerfield, Burt Reynolds, Don Rickles, and others!
  • A beautiful Memory Book with snapshots and stories of Johnny's legendary friends
  • Plus over an hour of bonus features

Upgrade to the Deluxe Edition!

You’ll get 12 more DVDs with 24 additional full shows, over 4 hours of bonus features, and more of Johnny and his famous friends including Bob Hope, Dean Martin, Sean Connery, and Muhammad Ali.

Click here to learn more about the Johnny and Friends Deluxe Collection! 

Volume 1

Johnny and Friends (10 DVDs)

This collection is a very special one, containing 28 never-before- released shows from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s featuring some of the most loved guests from The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Each DVD contains Full Shows - including commercials - highlighting fan favorite guests together with some of the most cherished moments from 30 years of The Tonight Show.

  • Don Rickles

    • Original Show Airdate: 11/14/1973
      • Featuring Don Rickles, Leo Durocher, Monti Rock III and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 01/06/76
      • Featuring Don Rickles, John Byner, Buddy Rich and Cathy Rich
    • NYC Award Reels 1968
  • Robin Williams

    • Original Show Airdate: 04/3/1984
      • Featuring Robin Williams, Phyllis Newman
    • Original Show Airdate: 01/10/91
      • Featuring Robin Williams, Steve Lawrence
    • Original Show Airdate: 09/19/91
      • Featuring Robin Williams, Jonathan Winters and more
  • David Letterman

    • Original Show Airdate: 11/24/78
      • Featuring David Letterman, James Garner, Ellen Burstyn and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 08/30/91
      • Featuring David Letterman, B.B. King, Michael Moschen and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 05/15/92
      • Featuring David Letterman, Clint Eastwood and Bob Hope
  • Jay Leno

    • Original Show Airdate: 04/28/77
      • Featuring Jay Leno, Lucille Ball, Joey Heatherton and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 06/22/88
      • Featuring Jay Leno, Raquel Welch and Ray Anderson
    • Original Show Airdate: 05/16/91
      • Featuring Jay Leno, Jaleel White and The Oak Ridge Boys
  • Jerry Seinfeld

    • Original Show Airdate: 06/27/85
      • Featuring Jerry Seinfeld and The Mighty Carson Art Players
    • Original Show Airdate: 02/21/86
      • Featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Shirley Muldowney and the first appearance of Oprah Winfrey onThe Tonight Show
    • Original Show Airdate: 06/09/88
      • Featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Arnold Schwarzenegger and an 18 year old Andre Agassi
  • Burt Reynolds

    • Original Show Airdate: 08/02/78
      • Featuring Burt Reynolds, Susan Sarandon
    • Original Show Airdate: 10/12/84
      • Featuring Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuiseDr. Joyce Brothers
    • Original Show Airdate: 03/12/92
      • Featuring Burt Reynolds, Ahmad Rashad
  • Steve Martin

    • Original Show Airdate: 07/21/1976
      • Featuring Steve Martin, Jimmy Stewart and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 05/21/1982

      • Featuring Steve Martin, Sylvester Stallone
    • Original Show Airdate: 12/19/91
      • Featuring Steve Martin, Cathy Ladman and Leon Redbone
  • Eddie Murphy

    • Original Show Airdate: 01/01/82

      • Featuring Eddie MurphyMcLean Stevenson
    • Original Show Airdate: 02/10/82

      • Featuring Eddie Murphy, Wayne Rogers and Albert Hague
    • Original Show Airdate: 07/30/82
      • Featuring Eddie Murphy, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Angela Bofill and The Mighty Carson Art Players
  • Rodney Dangerfield

    • Original Show Airdate: 07/23/80

      • Featuring Rodney Dangerfield, Dyan Cannon, Jim Fowler and Arnaud de Borchgrave
    • Original Show Airdate: 08/12/83

      • Featuring Rodney Dangerfield, President Reagan's son Mike Reagan and Donna Theodore
    • Extended Bonus Clip: 08/01/79
      • Featuring Rodney Dangerfield
  • Jim Fowler

    • Original Show Airdate: 10/28/76
      • Featuring Jim Fowler, Bob Hope and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 04/08/82
      • Featuring Jim Fowler, Tom Hanks and more
    • Original Show Airdate: 06/23/83
      • Featuring Jim Fowler, Lauren Bacall and Pete Fountain

Volume 2

Three Decades of Christmas on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Three episodes released in their entirety for the first time ever! Christmas time from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s featuring guests David Letterman, Robin Williams, Bob Hope, Tony Bennett, Dolly Parton, and more. 

  • Original Show Airdate: 12/20/79

    • Featuring David Letterman, Bruce Dern and more
  • Original Show Airdate: 12/18/87

    • Featuring Robin Williams, Bob Hope and Tony Bennett
  • Original Show Airdate: 12/14/90

    • Featuring Dolly Parton, Mark Schiff and Kadeem Hardison

Customer Reviews