October 5, 2014 1:00 PM EDT

Comedian Sarah Silverman hosted SNL for the first time Saturday night, and kept the audience entertained with her impression of Joan Rivers in heaven.

As Rivers, Silverman roasted other dearly departed stars Steve Jobs, Ben Franklin and Richard Pryor. The impression of Rivers was spot-on, and the comedic tribute from Silverman was a touching homage to her late friend.

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