Sinatra on The Tonight Show

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Don Rickles, Frank Sinatra with host Johnny Carson THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON -- Aired 11/12/1976

Johnny Carson spent thirty years as host of The Tonight Show. Along the way, he received six Emmy Awards, a Peabody, and he hosted legions of comedians - including Frank Sinatra’s opening comic Tom Dreeson. In a 1976 appearance of Frank Sinatra on the show, Johnny Carson and comedian Don Rickles cooked up a surprise walk on for Sinatra, and the jokes began. Tom Dreeson comments on the event.