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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Named "The Longest Sustained Laughter By A Live Studio Audience In The History of Television"

This occurred on The Johnny Carson Show in 1965 when Ed Ames, who played Cherokee sidekick Mingo on the long running Daniel Boone television series was asked to give a tomahawk throwing demonstration.

Below are Fes Parker as Daniel Boone (left) and Ed Ames as "Mingo"


  1. Thanksgiving night '64. The Carson show was still in Gotham and Fess Parker and Ed Ames were there for the Macy's parade that morning.

    Ah, yes, I remember it well.


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