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Richard Pryor/Sean Penn/Kenny G 

Johnny delivers a eulogy for a rooster. Richard Pryor (Critical Condition (1987)); Sean Penn discusses his combative relations with the press and his marriage to Madonna. Also: Kenny G performs.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Doc Severinsen ... Himself - Bandleader
Richard Pryor ... Himself
Sean Penn ... Himself
Kenny G ... Himself - Musical Guest
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frederick De Cordova Frederick De Cordova ... Himself - Executive Producer (as Fred de Cordova)
Donna Pyle Donna Pyle ... Herself (archive footage)
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Storyline

Johnny delivers a eulogy for a rooster. Richard Pryor (Critical Condition (1987)); Sean Penn discusses his combative relations with the press and his marriage to Madonna. Also: Kenny G performs.

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Plot Keywords:

funeral | chicken | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Talk-Show

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1986 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Carson Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Richard Pryor: [on driving his Ferrari Testarossa around the country] The police in Wyoming followed me to the motel one night, said, "We didn't get you today - but we gonna get you tomorrow." But they were sweet - they were nice people, you know?
Johnny Carson: Yeah.
Richard Pryor: And I was always scared, because in those towns, I'll be thinkin' - you know, some black person, and all my - all my messed-up thinking that someone... nicest people in the world. Pull in a truck stop, and they're just gracious. You know? And they just treated ...
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Johnny's Theme
(uncredited)
Composed by Paul Anka
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