17 Years Ago Today, Johnny Carson’s Last Broadcast Of The Legendary Tonight Show, May 22, 1992.

Johnny entertained America for 30 years, 1962 to 1992. Carson did not have guests on his final episode of The Tonight Show. An estimated 50 million people watched this retrospective show, which ended with him sitting on a stool alone on the stage, curiously similar to Jack Paar’s last show.

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