A Johnny Carson Moment: Howard the talking bird (12.17.1976)

Did you hear the one about the talk show host and the talking bird?

Did you hear the one about the talk show host and the talking bird?

We haven’t checked in with Johnny Carson in a while – so let’s remedy that with a tasty two-minute clip.

In this edition of A Johnny Carson Moment, our favorite talk show host brings on frequent guest, Joan Embrey and shares a laugh with a talking Myna bird named Howard. The episode originally aired December 17th, 1976.

‘The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson,’ 12.17.1976

Previously, on A Johnny Carson Moment: Frank Sinatra, Don Rickles (11.12.76)

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2 Responses to A Johnny Carson Moment: Howard the talking bird (12.17.1976)

  1. Steve H. says:

    The Tonight Show was awesome with Johnny Carson. All the great characters: Floyd R. Turbo, Aunt Blabby, Carnac the Magnificent and especially Art Fern (the Slauson cutoff). Johnny was such a quick wit as seen in the clip when he says “Where were you during the monologue.” What a great talent.