Here’s that footage of a “teenage” Jimmy Kimmel on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from “1985”

On his special live Sunday night edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live broadcast after the Academy Awards, Kimmel’s guest Kevin Spacey again showed off his Johnny Carson impersonation. Spacey (himself a two-time Oscar winner) also surprised Kimmel by saying that his friendship with the Carson estate allowed him to acquire rare TV footage of Kimmel’s own appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson when Kimmel was a teen-aged magician in 1985. Or so we were led to believe. Only available for viewing at the newly launched

So. What would we find there?


Roll it!

“The Amazing Jimmy” strikes again!

So you really do need to visit to watch the clip of “The Amazing Jimmy” Kimmel performing magic with Johnny Carson.

And here’s the tease:

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