12 Classic Joan Rivers TV Appearances

From 'The Ed Sullivan Show' to 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon,' here are a dozen unforgettable small-screen Joan moments

'The Ed Sullivan Show' (1967)

After being taken under Carson's wing, Rivers quickly made a name for herself on the late-night talk show circuit with her acerbic humor – often at the expense of herself (and, later, others). In 1967, she stormed the stage of the iconic Ed Sullivan Show with sharp material about what it was like to be a single, unmarried woman at the time: "A girl has to be pretty, intelligent and a good sport: 'Howard Johnson's again, hooray, hooray!'"

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