코미디 세계는 지난 달 전자가 발표되었을 때 충격을 받았습니다. “주말 업데이트” host had died following a secret cancer battle that he was waging for nine years. While his career spanned many movie and TV appearances as well as a successful stand-up career, he was perhaps best known for his run on “토요일 밤 라이브” ...에서 1993 ...까지 1999.
토요일에, current “주말 업데이트” hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost concluded the segment by paying a special tribute to Macdonald and giving him the segment for one last sign-off.
“It is a bitter-sweet night for us tonight,” Jost explained before Che noted the passing of Macdonald in September.
“Norm is the reason that I ever wanted to do ‘Weekend Update,’” Jost added. “그래서, tonight we thought we’d turn the last few jokes of ‘Weekend Update’ over to Norm.”
With that, the show played a series of clips of Macdonald behind the “주말 업데이트” desk from the 1990s, starting with a joke about Bill Clinton coming out against same-sex marriage.
“The president said he is not too crazy about opposite-sex marriages either,” Macdonald joked, referencing the former president’s affair.
He then touched upon plans for a San Diego airport that would be located three miles off the coast in the Pacific ocean.
“It’s all part of a plan by city officials to have a huge disaster,” the star deadpanned.
After a quick joke about a French man scaling a Manhattan high-rise, the final joke from Macdonald was one about the O.J. Simpson trial. The comedian noted that Simpson’s lawyer, Johnny Cochran, dramatically tried on the cap that the former football player allegedly wore during the murders.
Macdonald joked that Simpson said at trial: “이봐, 이봐, easy with that. That’s my lucky stabbin’ hat.”
While the tribute to the late, 전자 “주말 업데이트” host was perhaps the most memorable moment of the night, Jost and Che did not shy away from politics entirely.
When the segment began. Jost noted that last season came amid the height of the 코로나 바이러스 감염병 세계적 유행 as well as the 2020 선거. 올해, 그는 농담했다, the most interesting story they had was the infrastructure bill, which was delayed indefinitely.
“그래서, I guess we’ll just cross that bridge when it collapses on top of us,” 그는 말했다.
Che, 그 동안에, received groans from the audience when he discussed the story of 아르 자형. 켈리 존재 유죄 선고 받다 in his recent sex trafficking and racketeering trial in which he was accused of courting underage girls and boys. The comedian noted that sentencing won’t happen until may.
“아르 자형. Kelly’s lawyer successfully negotiated one more school year,” Che joked.
사무용 겉옷, the hosts were relatively soft on President Biden, simply mocking his face when getting his COVID-19 jab as well as complimenting the bravery it took for someone with a stutter to name his biggest piece of legislation the tongue-twisting “더 나은 재건” 계획.