Norm MacDonald breaks down in emotional final appearance on David Letterman show

The sarcastic comic showed a surprisingly tender side in saying farewell to Dave

Published May 16, 2015 11:29PM (EDT)

Norm MacDonald has been a David Letterman favorite for decades; the two share a deadpan and often-sarcastic take on the world.

So it was moving to watch a genuine emotional moment last night, when MacDonald made his final appearance on the show. He told his favorite Letterman joke, then addressed Dave directly and told him that he loved him -- and it looks like he shed a few tears as well.

Watch the entire clip below.

By Salon Staff

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