By Ken Tucker
Updated February 12, 2009 at 06:54 PM EST

Jimmy Fallon was on Conan O’Brien last night and he was — well, even his future time-period competitor Craig Ferguson has asked us all not to judge Fallon prematurely. (Pssst: he wasn’t funny.) But the night before, Conan took one of the staples of late-night TV — the cooking segment — and with the raucous, frequently bleeped-out, obscene help of chef Gordon Ramsay and comic Norm MacDonald (Norm just doesn’t do enough television anymore, don’t you think?), the Crimson Comedian presided over a terrifically anarchic segment:

My favorite line of MacDonald’s: “Why would you become a cook?”