Don Rickles Hosts the “Tonight” Show (1978)


Don Rickles appeared frequently on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. His first appearance as in 1965 and he would go on to became a frequent guest and guest host, appearing on the show over 100 times. This episode is from November 13, 1978 and had Mr. Rickles taking over the hosting duties from Johnny. Prepare for hilarity…


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2 thoughts on “Don Rickles Hosts the “Tonight” Show (1978)

  1. iPadCary says:


    Sir, I cannot express to how inadequate mere words are in conveying to you the appreciation I have in your publishing these 2 videos ….


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