In a recent episode of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Dean Martin made a memorable appearance. As the show kicked off, Johnny welcomed Dean, who was performing in Las Vegas that weekend. With his signature charm, Dean jokingly explained that he was still wearing the same suit from his last appearance on the show because he didn’t have time to change.

The lineup for the night was impressive, with guests including Florence Henderson, comedian George Miller, and the gold medal-winning athlete Kurt Thomas. But the highlight of the evening was undoubtedly Dean Martin himself. Known for his iconic variety shows and hilarious roasts, Dean’s presence on The Tonight Show was always a treat for viewers.

As Johnny and Dean engaged in their usual banter, they discussed Dean’s upcoming special. A 2-hour compilation of the best moments from his legendary roasts, the special was set to air on Tuesday, February 26th. This was a chance for fans to relive some of the greatest comedic moments on television.

The conversation took a lighthearted turn as Dean playfully teased Johnny about his monologue and how it put him to sleep. Johnny, always quick with a witty response, appreciated Dean’s compliments despite the gentle ribbing. The chemistry between the two was undeniable, and viewers couldn’t help but be entertained by their friendly banter.

Dean also took the opportunity to promote his own upcoming show, The Big Show, which was set to debut in March. Advocating for a lighter workload, Dean joked about only working one day a week like Johnny. Their comedic timing and playful dynamic made for an entertaining exchange.

Throughout the interview, Dean showcased his trademark humor. With his quick wit and natural charm, he had the audience in stitches. Despite his jokes about retiring and becoming an evangelist, it was clear that Dean’s true passion was making people laugh. And on this particular night, he certainly succeeded.

As the night came to a close, Johnny and Dean said their goodbyes, leaving the audience wanting more. Dean’s infectious personality and comedic genius left a lasting impression, as he once again proved why he was one of the brightest stars in the entertainment industry.

So mark your calendars for February 26th and get ready to laugh along with Dean Martin‘s hilarious roasts. And with The Big Show on the horizon, fans can look forward to even more laughter and entertainment from this legendary performer.

Originally aired on February 2, 1980