Kevin Hart had a hyper-caffeinated opening monologue and played well with others as Saturday Night Live went into the spring of its 40th season.

He started the night talking about the perils of living in L.A., his reluctance to protect either his seven-year-old son or his fiancée in the event of a mountain lion attack and the problems associated with having one shoulder bitten off. He also did a great James Brown sketch and the best video of the night, with Hart part of a trio of modern-day, artisanal-mayonnaise-loving Bushwick Brooklyn-dwellers: