The Vault Series - Volumes 1-6 DVD Collection

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The Vault Series - Volumes 1-6 DVD Collection
Introducing the Vault Series - A Never-Before-Released series of full shows from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson. Now for the first time ever, we have opened up the vault to share with you the legacy of Johnny Carson - 30 years, 4,000 shows, 25,000 guests. The fans have been asking for more, and we've heard you!

This 6-DVD set includes: 12 Full Shows - including commercials! Plus over 2 hours of bonus clips.

Volumes 1-6 contain the first six DVDs that started the series.

Volume 1 -
Show 1: 10/2/1972 The 10th Anniversary Show with:
Dean Martin, Ronald Reagan, Jack Benny, Joey Bishop, Don Rickles, George Burns, Jerry Lewis, Rowan and Martin, Dinah Shore, Ed, Doc and More!

Show 2: 9/19/72
A gem of a show – Classic Johnny Carson with guests Bob Hope, Dom Deluise, John Denver and Peter Fonda.

Bonus Material: 9/22/72
And if two full shows isn't enough, just kidding, we know it's not... we’ve also included a priceless bonus clip featuring stuntwoman Peaches Jones who starred in some of the best Blaxploitation films of the 1960’s and 1970’s including Mod Squad, Coffy, Foxy Brown and more. Watch as she performs some of her stunts on Johnny!

Approximate Running Time: 164 minutes

Volume 2 -
Show 1: 10/23/74
Happy Birthday Johnny! This raucous party has some serious energy, wait till you hear the studio audience! Johnny invites a hilarious Buddy Hackett, 70’s pop star Lana Cantrell, Michael Preminger, & Prime F. Osborn III and his Marx toy train diorama to this one of a kind party!

Show 2: 10/23/84
For this show we blast 10 years down the road for another birthday celebration, talk about a time machine! This night finds Johnny sharing his birthday with Paul McCartney, Mary Gross from Saturday Night Live & magician Jonathan Brown. Classic Tonight Show magic!

Extended Bonus Clip: 10/23/87
This extended bonus segment has Johnny spending his birthday with David Letterman & Joe Piscopo. Now you can see more never-before-released footage from this time-honored show.

Approximate Running Time: 168 minutes

Volume 3 -
Show 1: 12/05/75
This is the only surviving footage of these amazing shows! Watch as Gallagher makes his hilarious Tonight Show debut, along with Sean Connery, Michael Caine, David Brenner, and Burt Mustin. Brought to you in it's original vintage format, the source material contains some minor imperfections, but it was so good we just had to get it released.

Show 2: 12/12/75
Get into the holiday spirit with classic Tonight Show guests including Bob Hope, Dean Martin, Charles Nelson Reilly, Carol Wayne and a side-splitting Tea Time with Art Fern. It is true Tonight Show magic, and this show is a riot!

Bonus Clip:12/02/75
The always fabulous Lucille Ball joins Johnny to talk about life and her upcoming holiday special.

Approximate Running Time: 176 minutes

Volume 4 -
Show 1: 03/02/76
A trip back in time to spring of 1976! Join Johnny and his famous guests Charlton Heston and Michael Landon. Larry Adler plays a duet of “Our Love is Here to Stay” with Doc, as well as a very early appearance by Billy Crystal, and finally Lisa Farringer. This is the first show from the week that the famous Rhinestone Cowboy skit appeared. A classic Tonight Show!

Show 2: 03/03/76
Continue this week in March with the following Tonight Show guests including an enriching chat with the legendary Orson Welles, a hilarious appearance by John Byner, a delightful conversation with Susan Clark and a visit from the Tonight Show’s correspondent from Costa Rica, Sam Blotner.

Bonus Clip: 03/23/76
Join Johnny on his first show back from one of his famous spring breaks. Ed just got married and Johnny is relaxed and ready to joke with the Tonight Show’s fabulous crowd.

Approximate Running Time: 175 minutes

Volume 5 -
Show 1: 03/04/76
The famous Rhinestone Cowboy episode! Johnny performs his version of “Rhinestone Cowboy” and the party doesn’t stop there. Guests include Robert Blake, an uproarious Don Rickles, the always pleasing Bob Hope and Desi Arnaz. This show is definitely one for the history books.

Show 2: 03/05/76
The star studded parade that is now the stuff of legend continues. After a visit from Carnac the Magnificent, Bing Crosby makes his first appearance on the show, followed by Ray Bolger of Wizard of Oz fame. Then finish things off with Marvin Hamlisch and the resident nonagenarian Burt Mustin who busts up the gang with his stories.

Bonus Clip: 03/23/76
More exciting bonus material from this show. An unexpected drop in by Rodney Dangerfield. Then Joan Embery adds some animal hijinks with her menagerie from the San Diego Zoo.

Approximate Running Time: 177 minutes

Volume 6 -
Show 1: 09/07/73
This show is a knock-out! Johnny is joined by Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton as they weigh in three days before their famous 1973 bout. Great appearances by Karen Valentine, Joel Grey and Carol Wayne, as well as the Mighty Carson Art Players.

Show 2: 10/02/73
The 11th Anniversary Show. Celebrate in style with Dean Martin, Buddy Hackett, Burt Reynolds, Don Rickles and Carol Wayne. And that’s not all Friends! Enjoy a Tea Time Movie with Art Fern and the Matinee Lady.

Bonus Clip: 09/14/73
The Tonight Show welcomes the Godfather of Soul, James Brown! Watch his amazing performance then join Johnny on the couch with James and Ed. And if that’s not enough, The Mighty Carson Art Players perform their very own tribute to Grease.

Approximate Running Time: 175 minutes

That's right 12 full shows - plus over 2 hours of bonus material all contained in 6 DVDs. So enjoy every classic episode, and laugh along through the years as Johnny and his guests take you back in time with comedy, conversation and entertainment that is as timeless today as it was back in the day.

And now... Heeere's Johnny!
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