American Masters

When Groucho Marx hosted "The Tonight Show"

Clip: 12/27/2022 | 2m 9s  | Video has closed captioning.

After Jack Paar left and before Johnny Carson replaced him, "The Tonight Show" had a fleet of guest hosts, including Groucho Marx, who brought on Dick Cavett as one of his writers. "I wondered if he would use anything I wrote," said Cavett of that time.

Aired: 12/27/22

Rating: NR

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