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American talk show host and comedian Johnny Carson (1925 - 2005) wears a tuxedo and poses in front of portraits of him from his first twenty years as host of the NBC late night talk show 'The Tonight Show,' early 1980s. (Photo by NBC Television/Getty Images)

A clip of the late Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show joking about the toilet paper shortage back in 1973 when there really wasn’t one for the average consumer. The shortage was for commercial toilet paper.

Johnny Carson Jokes About The Recent Toilet Paper Shortage - 12/19/1973

Johnny Carson jokes about the recent toilet paper shortage. There was actually not a toilet paper shortage, but after Johnny delivered this joke people ran o...