MacDonald was remembered for his unique voice, in every way, with his absurd sense of humor and a deadpan delivery often leading to an extremely unexpected punchline.
Fans shared their favorite clips on Twitter as a souvenir:
Norm MacDonald’s last appearance at Letterman when he choked on his true love for Dave is a great time and shows just how big a heart he had. https://t.co/iGXIovX9Om
– Steven Hyden (@Steven_Hyden) September 14, 2021
Norm wasn’t just Mike Pigeon’s best friend, he was also one of the funniest and most charismatic joke-tellers of our generation. pic.twitter.com/SM2G8F7vaD
– Mike Tyson Mysteries Out of Context (@OOCMikeTMystery) September 14, 2021
It was right after Conan found out he was fired from The Tonight Show, supposedly Conan was upset while recording this and, according to sources, was shaking. Norm’s appearance came as a surprise to Conan who lightened the mood and gave him a well-deserved laugh. pic.twitter.com/cWY77eFLgU
– 𝐓𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧 ‘࿆ ۞ (@ Reach4ACopsGun) September 14, 2021
I will never forget that great moment of inappropriate humor when Norm discussed Steve Irwin’s death with John Stewart while promoting his comedy album “Ridiculous”. That I went to buy the next day. I highly recommend it. #NormMacdonald pic.twitter.com/NOsgALEoMS
– JAMES STILES (@ ADORKABLE82) September 15, 2021
“I’m pretty sure I’m not a doctor, but I’m pretty sure if you die the cancer dies at the same time. It is not a loss. It’s a draw.
Rest, Norm … pic.twitter.com/UDclRTu6hk
– Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) September 14, 2021
There was nothing better than Norm MacDonald joining Bob Uecker in the booth during a #Brassiers Game. Norm made everyone laugh, including Uke, and Letterman. The best. https://t.co/78M4gTaxUO
– Mike Clemens (@MikeClemensNFL) September 15, 2021
Celebrity danger! : French Stewart, Burt Reynolds and Sean Connery – SNL https://t.co/zerFE0fql6
I can watch this 1000 more times, and still laugh at Norm Macdonald’s Burt Reynolds like I’ve never seen him.
– John Cardillo (@johncardillo) September 15, 2021