Season 18
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
97 EPISODES • 1979
Season 18 of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was released on January 1 and consists of 97 episodes.

Season 17

Episodes

1: Episode 1
Jan 1, 1979
2: 791227
Dec 27, 1979
3: Episode 3
Aug 10, 1979
4: 800118
Jan 18, 1980
5: Episode 5
Jan 8, 1979
6: 800211
Feb 11, 1980
7: 791113
Nov 13, 1979
8: 800304
Mar 4, 1980
9: 800418
Apr 18, 1980
10: Episode 10
Jan 17, 1979
11: 800109
Jan 9, 1980
12: 800121
Jan 21, 1980
13: 800630
Jun 30, 1980
14: Episode 14
Jan 23, 1979
15: 800108
Jan 8, 1980
16: 800111
Jan 11, 1980
17: Episode 17
Jan 26, 1979
18: 800221
Feb 21, 1980
19: 800110
Jan 10, 1980
20: 800102
Jan 2, 1980
21: 800428
Apr 28, 1980
22: 800104
Jan 4, 1980
23: 791212
Dec 12, 1979
24: Episode 24
Feb 7, 1979
25: 800521
May 21, 1980
26: 800806
Aug 6, 1980
27: 800229
Feb 29, 1980
28: 800122
Jan 22, 1980
29: 800114
Jan 14, 1980
30: 800117
Jan 17, 1980
31: Episode 31
Feb 16, 1979
32: 800128
Jan 28, 1980
33: 800225
Feb 25, 1980
34: 800125
Jan 25, 1980
35: 800129
Jan 29, 1980
36: 800130
Jan 30, 1980
37: 800131
Jan 31, 1980
38: 800116
Jan 16, 1980
39: Episode 39
Feb 28, 1979
40: 800124
Jan 24, 1980
41: 800115
Jan 15, 1980
42: 800214
Feb 14, 1980
43: 791012
Oct 12, 1979
44: 791010
Oct 10, 1979
45: 791009
Oct 9, 1979
46: 791011
Oct 11, 1979
47: 800911
Sep 11, 1980
48: 791008
Oct 8, 1979
49: 800201
Feb 1, 1980
50: 800206
Feb 6, 1980
51: 800212
Feb 12, 1980
52: 800409
Apr 9, 1980
53: 800626
Jun 26, 1980
54: 800827
Aug 27, 1980
55: 791220
Dec 20, 1979
56: 800215
Feb 15, 1980
57: 800208
Feb 8, 1980
58: Episode 58
Apr 6, 1979
59: 800207
Feb 7, 1980
60: 791120
Nov 20, 1979
61: 800123
Jan 23, 1980
62: Episode 62
Apr 13, 1979
63: Episode 63
Apr 16, 1979
64: 800204
Feb 4, 1980
65: 800410
Apr 10, 1980
66: 10 / Dec /1979
Dec 10, 1979
67: June 18, 1980
Jun 18, 1980
71: Episode 71
Apr 26, 1979
74: Episode 74
May 2, 1979
78: Michael Landon/Paul Ehrlich/Jim Fowler
Jan 31, 1980
Johnny adds captions to photos of politicians. Michael Landon (Little House on the Prairie (1974); Paul Ehrlich (book "The Golden Door") discusses population growth; Jim Fowler presents wild animals.
87: Episode 87
May 21, 1979
98: Richard Pryor/George Carlin
May 20, 1981
Johnny looks at strange names for unusual objects. Richard Pryor (Bustin' Loose (1981)); George Carlin performs stand-up and is interviewed.
109: Episode 109
Jun 21, 1979
110: Episode 110
Jun 22, 1979
114: Episode 114
Jun 28, 1979
115: Joan Rivers/Dick Van Patten/Stephanie Faracy/Byron Allen
Apr 5, 1980
Johnny looks at celebrities' spring cleaning discards. Joan Rivers riffs on her sex life and upbringing; Dick Van Patten (Eight Is Enough (1977); Stephanie Faracy (The Last Resort (1979); Byron Allen performs stand-up.
135: Episode 135
Aug 1, 1979
141: Episode 141
Aug 10, 1979
145: Episode 145
Aug 17, 1979
149: Episode 149
Aug 23, 1979
151: Episode 151
Sep 3, 1979
152: Richard Benjamin/Red Buttons/Dick Enberg/Joan Embery
May 28, 1980
Richard Benjamin (How to Beat the High Cost of Living (1980) recalls his early acting days; Red Buttons (touring show "Burlesque U.S.A."); Dick Enberg discusses the U.S. Olympic trials after the Moscow Games boycott; Joan Embery presents wild animals
157: Episode 157
Sep 13, 1979
158: Episode 158
Sep 14, 1979
168: Episode 168
Oct 3, 1979
169: Episode 169
Oct 4, 1979
172: Dyan Cannon, Rodney Dangerfield, Arnaud de Borchgrave, Jim Fowler
Jul 23, 1980
Johnny describes his vacation to France and Wimbledon. Dyan Cannon (Honeysuckle Rose (1980)); Rodney Dangerfield (Caddyshack (1980)) performs stand-up and is interviewed; Arnaud de Borchgrave (novel "The Spike"); Jim Fowler presents wild animals.
174: Episode 174
Oct 11, 1979
183: Episode 183
Oct 24, 1979
199: Episode 199
Nov 16, 1979
200: Episode 200
Nov 19, 1979
201: Episode 201
Nov 20, 1979
203: Episode 203
Nov 22, 1979
215: Episode 215
Dec 10, 1979
220: Episode 220
Dec 19, 1979
221: Episode 221
Dec 20, 1979
226: Episode 226
Dec 28, 1979
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