Hey there, fellow Carson fan! It’s always a treat to reminisce about the good old days, right? So let’s take a trip down memory lane, back to the evening of February 28, 1978. We were all watching Johnny Carson on our televisions, laughing along as he brought a delightful array of guests and entertainment to our living rooms. We were in the middle of the Carter presidency, and a gallon of gas cost a mere 63 cents. A new house would set you back around $54,800, and a brand-new car? About $4,785. Oh, and remember those movie tickets for only $2.50 a pop?
Ah, those were the days! And speaking of fond memories, who could forget that hilarious Johnny Carson episode when Joan Embery brought a baby orangutan onto The Tonight Show? The tiny primate was simply adorable, and Johnny’s interaction with it was pure comedic gold. It felt like our cheeks would split from laughing so hard!
I remember gathering around the TV with my family, eager to see what Johnny had in store for us that night. And when Joan Embery walked out with those baby orangutans, we couldn’t believe our eyes! How Johnny embraced the little one, and its tiny hands clung to him, was priceless. You know, moments like these make us appreciate the warmth and humor Johnny brought to our lives.
As we watched that night, we couldn’t help but think of how much our world has changed since then. Back in ’78, our favorite tunes were blasting from the radio, with hits like “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees and “You Light Up My Life” by Debby Boone. Our evenings were spent watching popular TV shows like “Laverne & Shirley” and “Happy Days.”
So, fellow nostalgia enthusiast, let’s take this opportunity to revisit that classic moment when Johnny got a hug from a baby orangutan. Head over to MadlyOdd’s YouTube channel to watch the video, and remember to like and share it with your friends because we could all use a reminder of the simple joys from days gone by. Happy reminiscing!