A Johnny Carson Moment: Jay Leno’s first appearance (1977)

A young Leno dreams of one day changing these curtains. ('The Tonight Show,' 1977)

A young Leno dreams of one day changing these curtains. (‘The Tonight Show,’ 1977)

This time on A Johnny Carson Moment we take a trip back in time to March 2nd, 1977 and catch Jay Leno in his first appearance on The Tonight Show. 15 years later Leno would take over from Carson as host of the show and enjoy 22 years in that position. Do the time warp.

Jay Leno’s First Stand-Up on ‘The Tonight Show,’ 1977

Previously on A Johnny Carson Moment: Andy Kaufman’s Elvis transformation

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