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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Peter Strauss/Gore Vidal (Season 20, Episode 44)
TV Episode | Comedy, Talk-Show

Ed, Doc and Tommy tackle a brainteaser involving hats. Peter Strauss (Masada); Gore Vidal (novel "Creation") discusses religion in American politics and society.
Director
Writers
Raymond Siller (writing supervisor) | Michael Barrie | Jim Mulholland (as James Mulholland) | Bob Dolan Smith (as Robert Smith) & 4 more
Producer
Frederick De Cordova (as Fred de Cordova)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Mar 25, 1981

Release date
Mar 25, 1981 (United States)

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6 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Johnny Carson
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Ed McMahon
Himself - Announcer Himself - Announcer   See fewer
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Doc Severinsen
Himself - Bandleader Himself - Bandleader   See fewer
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Peter Strauss
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Gore Vidal
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Tommy Newsom
Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Saxophone Himself - The Tonight Show Band: Saxophone   See fewer
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