|THE NEIGHBORHOOD ARCHIVE - All Things Mister Rogers|
The Tonight Show
A 1985 episode of the Tonight Show featured Johnny Carson in the role of Mister Rambo -- a character combining Mister Rogers and the Sylvester Stallone character John Rambo. Throughout this sketch, Mister Rambo talks with children about various ways to punish, harm, and even kill others and themselves.
According to some sources, Fred Rogers openly complained about this sketch and Johnny Carson responded with a public apology.
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