Belting out a stunning cover of Dolly Parton's "Light of a Clear Blue Morning," Cyrus serenaded the audience before introducing the show's castmembers, who all brought along their moms for the special show.
The moment was incredibly sweet and genuine, with many stars reuniting with their parents for the first time in a long time, due to the coronavirus and quarantine protocols.
This week's SNL has been particularly controversial due to the guest host, tech billionaire Elon Musk. The choice was met with equal parts anticipation and criticism, and ET recently spoke with Bryant about the headline-grabbing hosting choice.
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Saturday Night Live airs live, coast-to-coast, at 11:30 p.m. ET, 8:30 p.m. PT on NBC.