Author Topic: Hey, Norm MacDonald is funny. I never would have thought so after Weekend...  (Read 8054 times)

buffcoat

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Update, but his appearance on Am I Right? and now this:

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/e5ed6de326/norm-macdonald-s-final-appearance-on-late-night-with-conan-o-brien


Rakes Conan over the coals about Jay Leno and then does the strangest bit about Sully.

I really don't appreciate your sarcastic, anti-comedy tone, Bro!

daveB from Oakland

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He was pretty lame on Weekend Update, but he's one of the best chatshow guests ever.
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Chris L

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One of the great talk show segments of all time:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoLm-vD89SQ

TacoSmith

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What? I thought Norm was GREAT on Weekend Update. Different strokes for different fellows I suppose.
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Martin

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Never liked him.

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I've always loved him, but he does produce a large amount of crap. That last cd he came out with was awful. When he hits though, it is pure genius.

I still reference the 'Family in a Duffel Bag' bit, twenty years later.

Christina

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I've always loved him, but he does produce a large amount of crap. That last cd he came out with was awful. When he hits though, it is pure genius.

I still reference the 'Family in a Duffel Bag' bit, twenty years later.


Woah, my sentiments exactly even down to the duffel bag bit.

I say "me too" a lot on this here board. It's creepy.
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saget roast=gold

Reeleyes

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saget roast=gold

That was a genius bit that seemed to go right over the audiences heads.
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Chris L

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Is his appearance on Who Wants to be a Millionaire still on youtube?  That was entertaining (and surprising).


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Is his appearance on Who Wants to be a Millionaire still on youtube?  That was entertaining (and surprising).



That was AWESOME! His humanity was showing through the cracks on that one, too.  I loved him on Weekend Update. Such balls.

JonFromMaplewood

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I am a supporter.

I've always loved his habit of explaining his jokes (as evidenced in the clip Chris L posted regarding "9 1/2 Seconds").  He used to do it on Weekend Update a lot, especially when a gag bombed, which was a lot of the time.

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SJK

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Is his appearance on Who Wants to be a Millionaire still on youtube?  That was entertaining (and surprising).


Just watched it, Norm is one of the good guys. I found it searching on google video...the page linked is full of ads and seems a bit dodgy, otherwise I'd point you to it.

chuck from cedar rapids

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I was always a fan of Norm on SNL and really enjoyed his unique style of comedy. The Bob Saget roast was phenomenal as well, and as has been stated in this thread, he really is one of the best talk show guests of all time.