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Bob Saget Remembers Norm Macdonald in Touching Tribute

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | September 16, 2021 |

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | September 16, 2021 |


In a touching tribute to Norm Macdonald, Bob Saget put together a 37-minute long video remembering their friendship that goes all the way back to their early days doing stand-up in Ottawa. There’s also a great anecdote about Macdonald’s performance at Saget’s Comedy Central roast where he spent the whole time doing old-timey 1940s jokes. According to Saget, Macdonald refused to insult his friend even for a roast. (Deadline)

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Mike is a Staff Contributor living in Pennsyltucky. You can follow him on Twitter.

Header Image Source: Bob Saget/YouTube