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Pick the talk-show host you'd prefer to see (Original Post) True Dough Oct 2022 OP
Letterman and Conan OnDoutside Oct 2022 #1
Trevor Noah Xoan Oct 2022 #2
Not there but I'd pick Dick Cavett MiHale Oct 2022 #3
This is the correct answer gratuitous Oct 2022 #15
I'd stay home. Srkdqltr Oct 2022 #4
Samantha Bee. (nt) Pinback Oct 2022 #5
Letterman. sop Oct 2022 #6
Conan Diamond_Dog Oct 2022 #7
Stewart Bayard Oct 2022 #8
Stephen Colbert. Meadowoak Oct 2022 #9
Carson, Cavett, Letterman, everybody else is fourth. dameatball Oct 2022 #10
Johnny Carson. Archae Oct 2022 #11
I've seen Letterman, so I would choose Mad_Dem_X Oct 2022 #12
Craig Ferguson Ohio Joe Oct 2022 #13
Craig Ferguson is the correct answer. Iggo Oct 2022 #26
Letterman and/or Stewart for me too. IcyPeas Oct 2022 #14
Who I go with depends on the guests. LudwigPastorius Oct 2022 #16
I pick Dave ironflange Oct 2022 #17
I got so many laughs out of Letterman back in the day True Dough Oct 2022 #18
all male Skittles Oct 2022 #19
One from the archives True Dough Oct 2022 #20
Colbert. tblue37 Oct 2022 #21
Steve Allen Mr.Bill Oct 2022 #22
Time travel is prohibited True Dough Oct 2022 #23
Then why is Johnny Carson on the list? n/t Mr.Bill Oct 2022 #24
Because Johnny Carson True Dough Oct 2022 #25
Colbert. Hands down. n/t Not Heidi Oct 2022 #27


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15. This is the correct answer
Mon Oct 24, 2022, 04:21 PM
Oct 2022

Love the You Tube videos of his interactions.

Cavett was on Donahue one time, with a couple of other former talk show hosts. Sad to say, but Dick blew them off the stage with his collection of reminiscences, war stories, and just plain hilarious observations. I don't think he intended to dominate, it just worked out that way. At one point, a woman in the audience had the mic and observed that Dick was a funny guy: Had he ever considering doing stand-up or writing comedy? Cavett leapt to his feet in mock indignation ("Madam!&quot while Donahue put himself between Cavett and the woman, hastily explaining that Cavett had indeed worked as a comic and a comic writer, winning many awards and having a great career.

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18. I got so many laughs out of Letterman back in the day
Tue Oct 25, 2022, 06:31 AM
Oct 2022

But there are clips that people have highlighted recently to show how he was, at times, a bully and sexually harassed some of his female guests. It really wasn't appropriate behavior. It was the sort of thing he could get away with then, but not today. I'd like to think he'd know better now.

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25. Because Johnny Carson
Sat Oct 29, 2022, 04:16 PM
Oct 2022

is living the good life with Elvis and Jim Morrison. You just have to know where to look!

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