On the iconic talk show, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, viewers witnessed a historic event – the wedding of Mr. Tiny Tim and Miss Vicky Buttinger. The couple’s nuptials were met with both anticipation and skepticism, but the unconventional ceremony took place before a captivated audience.

Performed by Reverend William Glenn Ask, the wedding ceremony began with a heartfelt prayer, invoking blessings and asking for guidance for the newlyweds as they embarked on their journey together. Both Tiny Tim and Vicky had a hand in crafting their vows, adding a personal touch to the proceedings.

With the exchange of vows and rings, Reverend Ask declared the couple husband and wife, sealing their union with the words, “What God has joined together, let no man put asunder.” The ceremony was met with warm applause and cheers from the audience, signaling their support for the newlyweds.

Following the ceremony, the couple and their guests celebrated with a reception at the Press Club. The jovial atmosphere was filled with toasts and well-wishes as Tiny Tim and Vicky enjoyed their first moments as a married couple. Miss Vicky, known for her preference for non-alcoholic beverages, toasted with her favorite drink – milk and honey.

Throughout the show, Tiny Tim‘s love and devotion to his new bride were evident. He expressed his gratitude for being blessed with such a beautiful partner and vowed to do everything in his power to make her happy. The couple’s joy was shared by the NBC staff and Mr. Merrell Sidler, who designed the exquisite set for the occasion.

As the celebration continued, Tiny Tim serenaded his new bride with a heartfelt song, accompanied by a guitar. Despite his acknowledgment of being a beginner on the instrument, the love that emanated from his performance captured the essence of their special day. The wedding song, also known as “A Song for Valentine’s Day,” served as a testament to their love and commitment.

The wedding of Tiny Tim and Miss Vicky was a truly unforgettable moment on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Their unconventional love story and heartfelt ceremony captivated viewers and showcased the power of love and devotion. As they embarked on this new chapter of their lives, Tiny Tim and Miss Vicky were surrounded by the well-wishes of their loved ones and the support of an adoring audience.

This historic episode originally aired on December 17, 1969, forever marking it as a memorable moment in talk show history.

Originally aired on December 17, 1969