Midnight hosts paid their respect on Tuesday Norm MacdonaldHe died early the day after his private nine-year fight against cancer.
McDonald’s companion Saturday night live Alum Jimmy Fallon Obviously emotional Tonight’s show When I remembered the first time he met a deceased comedian. Fallon remembered how he told McDonald’s that he was “the best,” but he refused to accept the compliment because he was sitting next to another comedy legend, Bob Newhart, at the time.
in the meantime, Midnight with Seth Meyers, Myers, who led the Weekend Update Desk SNL Like Fallon and McDonald’s before him, McDonald’s was called the “gold standard” of comedy. “I suggest everyone go to see him talk about moths in Conan. Tonight I’m going to see a lot of Norm Macdonald, because they’re really really the times Because it’s transcendent, “Myers said.
Like Fallon, Myers remembered when he first met McDonald’s behind the scenes. SNL.. “I don’t remember the age of my son at the time, but he was young, so someone said,” How about your dad, Nome? ” And he said, “It’s working. There’s no kidnapping yet.” That was the first time I heard him say directly. “
on Late show, Stephen Colbert, Those who worked easily SNL As a guest writer during a McDonald’s stint on Weekend Update, I’ve had a hard time coming up with the right jokes for now. “I wish I had enough comedians to make a joke about Norm Macdonald’s death right now. But the only comedian I know is” Norm Macdonald is a dead joke. ” , Norm Macdonald, “Colbert said.
finally, James Corden To pay homage to Late x Late ShowDedicates his first confession to McDonald’s. “The only thing Nome ever wanted to do was make us laugh. He was absolutely awesome,” Corden said. “There was no one like him. I felt privileged whenever I was able to get him on track. He left us as one of the greatest cartoons of all time, probably late at night. I think it’s the only best guest in the history of television. “