Barry Manilow/Chevy Chase & Dan Aykroyd/David Letterman 

Barry Manilow (Copacabana (1985), album "Manilow") performs and is interviewed; Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd (Spies Like Us (1985)); David Letterman ("Late Night with David Letterman: The Book", David Letterman's Holiday Film Festival (1985)).


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Episode cast overview:
Johnny Carson ... Himself - Host
Ed McMahon ... Himself - Announcer
Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom ... Himself - Substitute Bandleader
Barry Manilow ... Himself
Chevy Chase ... Himself
Dan Aykroyd ... Himself
David Letterman ... Himself


There is no comedy segment. Barry Manilow performs "In Search of Love" from his new album. During his interview he talks about making his acting debut in the upcoming TV movie based on his song "Copacabana"; he has been pleasantly surprised by the positive reviews so far. He then performs "Sweet Heaven (I'm in Love Again)" from the movie. Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase come out together, and jokingly fight over the seat next to Johnny. They talk about making their film "Spies Like Us" at locations around the world, with Aykroyd's wife Donna Dixon playing Chase's love interest. They comment on the cast changes on "Saturday Night Live" since they left the show, and then show a clip from the movie. Chase then talks about his 10-month-old daughter, and Johnny comments on the pressure to get children accepted into elite schools before kindergarten. David Letterman talks about the "Late Night" book that has come out, which featured a production error. He has a discussion of flying out to ... Written by lenab9011

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Comedy | Talk-Show







Release Date:

29 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Carson Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


David Letterman: I came out here, uh, two nights ago, through the aviation miracle of the Airbus. That's right - the Airbus. Now, this is a delightful airplane. It was designed and built, uh, by the French and the Germans. And I think we all know what a loving, cooperative relationship those people had.
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References The Honeymooners (1955) See more »


In Search of Love
Written by Barry Manilow (uncredited), Allan Rich (uncredited) and Howie Rice (uncredited)
Performed by Barry Manilow
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