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#1 of 88 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted January 23 2005 - 05:49 AM

just saw this on the news, special report.
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#2 of 88 OFFLINE   Peter Apruzzese

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Posted January 23 2005 - 05:52 AM

RIP, Mr. Late Night

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#3 of 88 OFFLINE   Robert Crawford

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Posted January 23 2005 - 05:55 AM

To me, he will always be the King of Late Night.






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#4 of 88 OFFLINE   Jack Briggs

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Posted January 23 2005 - 05:55 AM

So, this just happened, right?

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#5 of 88 OFFLINE   Mark Maltais

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Posted January 23 2005 - 05:57 AM

Yeah, news just came out short time ago!

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:10 AM

R.I.P. Floyd R. Turbo (American), Art Fern, Carnac, Aunt Blabby, et al.

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#7 of 88 OFFLINE   StephenA

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:18 AM

He'll definitely be missed. Don't know what to say.

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:31 AM

RIP

It is weird. Earlier this week I read a story that Johnny still wrote some jokes and sent them to Letterman. Who used them on occasion.
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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:33 AM

Rest in peace, Johny.. you were always late night to me Posted Image

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#10 of 88 OFFLINE   Casey Trowbridg

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:35 AM

I am from a generation that is probably not real familiar with the work of Johnny Carson but because of my sense of history and thanks to the age of recorded works, we are able to see just how great he is. Johnny Carson is more than just the man that Jay Lenno replaced.

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:38 AM

Carnac:

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#12 of 88 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:43 AM

Sad news, indeed. RIP, Mr. Carson.
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#13 of 88 OFFLINE   Thi Them

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:45 AM

Wow.

It was just revealed that he was still writing some jokes for Letterman.

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:45 AM

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It is weird. Earlier this week I read a story that Johnny still wrote some jokes and sent them to Letterman. Who used them on occasion.

I heard a radio talkshow host discussing this earlier this week so Carson was on my mind when I heard this sad news.

RIP oh mighty Carnac the Magnificent. You will always be the only host of The Tonight Show IMO.
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#15 of 88 OFFLINE   Patrick_S

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Posted January 23 2005 - 06:48 AM

I grow up watching him on TV, for me also he'll always be the king of late night.

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Posted January 23 2005 - 07:01 AM

Johnny was a class act all the way. The funny moments with kids and everyday people rarely happens in late night anymore. Johnny was great with people whether a star or not.

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#17 of 88 OFFLINE   RobertR

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Posted January 23 2005 - 07:08 AM

Wow. RIP, Johnny.

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Posted January 23 2005 - 07:45 AM

On February 7, 1969 I was standing in a line of other soon to be inductees in the Air Force, at the airport in San Antonia. As the drill sergeant started barking at us to line up and head to the bus, I caught sight of a TV in the lounge at the airport. It was the Tonight Show and I still remember the image of Johnny, dark haired still. It was almost like a message that here was a symbol of, an icon our culture, who was there before I left and was there for another 20 years when I returned.

Johnny was not family, I did not know him, but his passing sends a twinge of realization of my own mortality.

To watch him over the years was to understand why he was called the King of Latenight.
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Posted January 23 2005 - 07:51 AM

Rest in Peace, Mr. Carson Posted Image The expression "one of the greats" is not a cliché when applied to you.
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Posted January 23 2005 - 08:14 AM

Oh no.

This really hurts.

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