Bob Saget Remembers Longtime Friend Norm Macdonald, Their Final Communications And The Real Story Behind That Famous Roast

Bob Saget Remembers Longtime Friend Norm Macdonald, Their Final Communications And The Real Story Behind That Famous Roast
Bob Saget, whose friendship with fellow comedian Norm Macdonald stretched back to their earliest days in Ottawa’s stand-up comedy clubs, remembers the late, great comic in an emotional, heartfelt 37-minute video tribute posted in the wee hours of the morning today, “when most of you who loved Norm will be awake and the people close to him will be up because we’re f*cked up and just can’t sleep.”

In a stream-of-consciousness delivery, Saget recalls their early days in comedy clubs; their collaboration on the 1998 movie Dirty Work; the true story behind Macdonald’s decision to deliver the old-school roast of Saget in the now-classic 2008 Comedy Central event; what the two had planned for the future; and, perhaps most poignantly, their final communications.

Saget, audibly emotional during much of the tribute, says that while he’s no stranger to loss — two sisters, parents, grandparents and “many friends
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