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Norm Macdonald Made a Secret Standup Special Before His Death

The comedy world was devastated last fall when Saturday Night Live and standup legend Norm Macdonald died at the age of 61. Macdonald had been battling cancer for nine years, but he did so entirely in private, which made his death that much more shocking. A lot fans felt they never got the chance to properly say goodbye to one of the funniest comics of his generation.
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Norm Macdonald Made a Secret Standup Special Before His Death

The comedy world was devastated last fall when Saturday Night Live and standup legend Norm Macdonald died at the age of 61. Macdonald had been battling cancer for nine years, but he did so entirely in private, which made his death that much more shocking. A lot fans felt they never got the chance to properly say goodbye to one of the funniest comics of his generation.
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Norm Macdonald Recorded a New Netflix Comedy Special Before He Died

New comedy is coming from Norm Macdonald, who isn't letting a little thing like being dead stand in his way. The Canadian comedian died in September 2021 at age 61. But before that, he shot an hour-long stand-up set of new material in his own living room. The resulting show, titled Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special‚ will be released by Netflix as a posthumous comedy special on May 30.
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Norm Macdonald Made a Secret Standup Special Before His Death

The comedy world was devastated last fall when Saturday Night Live and standup legend Norm Macdonald died at the age of 61. Macdonald had been battling cancer for nine years, but he did so entirely in private, which made his death that much more shocking. A lot fans felt they never got the chance to properly say goodbye to one of the funniest comics of his generation.
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Late comedy icon Norm Macdonald filmed secret stand-up special in 2020 in case ‘things went south’

Norm Macdonald filmed a secret stand-up special before his death in September last year that is set to be released on Netflix later this month.The late comedy icon, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 but kept his illness private, was working on new material for a then-untitled Netflix special in 2020 when he had to be suddenly hospitalised.Macdonald wanted to make sure he taped his show before going in for a procedure “in case things went south”, his long-time producing partner and friend Lori Jo Hoekstra revealed in a new interview.“His test results were not good, so during...
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Norm Macdonald Shot a Secret Netflix Special, 'Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special,' Prior to His Death

Norm Macdonald was an intensely private man. The Saturday Night Live star was an old-fashioned comedian, one who preferred to throw out hilarious anecdotes and humorous asides without devolving anything too specific from his private life. Even his own memoir, 2016's Based on a True Story, favored fabulism and absurdism over being a completely proper-and-true autobiography. Fans only got a passing glimpse into the ace comedian's life — if any real glimpse at all — when he performed on stage, and the depths of his privacy proved to be shocking and devastating when it was announced that Macdonald passed away in September, at 61, after a private, nearly decade-long battle with acute leukemia. And even several months after his death, we're still discovering long-kept secrets from the late comedian.
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Norm Macdonald filmed secret stand-up special before his death

Norm Macdonald made one final stand-up special before his death last year, which will now be released on Netflix on May 30. The comedian, who died on September 14 aged 61 after a nine-year battle with cancer, privately shot a one-hour stand-up special the night before he went into hospital for a procedure in the summer of 2020.
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Netflix to release secret posthumous Norm Macdonald stand-up special

May 12 (UPI) -- Netflix announced Thursday that one final, posthumous stand-up special from comedian Norm Macdonald will arrive on the streaming service later this month. The special, titled Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special, was secretly filmed in the late comedian's living room, according to a press release from Netflix. Macdonald recorded the performance alone, and he delivered the special in a single take.
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Norm Macdonald Recorded One Final Stand-Up Special Before His Death

Click here to read the full article. Before his death last September, comedian Norm Macdonald filmed one final stand-up routine alone in his living room. Streaming giant Netflix will release the posthumous special, titled Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special — a moniker the comedian chose himself — on May 30. “Norm worked so hard on a new hour of material and wanted it to be seen. While this version of Nothing Special was not originally meant to be the final product, Covid restrictions prevented him from filming in front of an audience,” Lori Jo Hoekstra, Norm’s long-time producing partner and executive producer...
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Norm Macdonald Recorded His Own Comedy Special In His Living Room Before He Died, And We Know When It's Coming To Netflix

Before we lost legendary comedian Bob Saget to a head trauma in January, the comedy world was already in mourning over the unexpected death of Norm Macdonald in September 2021. Saget himself struggled to accept the fact that his friend was gone, and that we’d never again witness the deadpan humor the Saturday Night Live veteran was known for. However, eight months after Macdonald passed, his fandom has learned that’s not the case at all, as a new comedy special that he recorded before his death is coming to Netflix.
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