Saturday Night Live forwent its usual opening monologue in favor of a somber tribute to Paris, after a series of attacks that have rocked the city.

“Paris is the city of lights,” said cast member Cecily Strong. “And here in New York City, we know that light will never go out. Our love and support is with everyone there tonight. We stand with you.”

On a lighter note, the show also nailed a great skit about “Young Ben Carson,” recreating some memorable moments in the Republican candidate’s storied past.

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