In what looks/sounds like his first appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Steve Martin performs a groundbreaking comedy routine. As you’ll see, you might not get the jokes. But your dogs will. Although recorded 46 years ago (February 15, 1973), the pooches will laugh as hard now as they did then.
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A great piece, no doubt, but likely not his debut. Steve Martin appeared to expect a seat next to Johnny Carson after the bit, which is not a guarantee for new performers.
Yes. Also around 7:15 Johnny Carson says “You did some magic for us one night. Got anything left?”