I don't think people take time to appreciate entertainers until they are gone. All of this outpouring of admiration will lead to more people checking out his routines too.Announcement of his death was 2nd highest rated post in last 24 hours on Reddit.
Combining the next highest 3 posts about it in alternative subs put it about 100k more than that post
Always felt kinda bad for him, that people didn't really get him or like him as much as he should have been. Didn't expect his death to get this much attention.
Oh, just the entire executive leadership at NBC.
Brandon Tartikoff chief among them who thought OJ Simpson was being treated unfairly.
Good grief. No one liked AVIS that much.
I've always thought one of the great things about Norm on that clip is that he pretty quickly picked up on the fact that she wasn't happy about that movie, and was kind of bummed/embarrassed about it. He probably made it less awkward for her just by giving her something to laugh at it.
Conan's reaction to Norm's final shot is priceless.