November 4, 2014 10:46 AM EST

Well, looks like Jimmy Kimmel kept up his annual tradition of convincing parents to tell their kids they ate all their Halloween candy. He encourages them to film the kids’ reactions — which of course include sadness, despondence, bewilderment and rage — and then send them in so he can air them in one big supercut. Funny? Yes. Incredibly mean and probably exploitative? Yup.

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Some kids seem like they’ve been trained to deliver a camera-ready response, but others respond with what appears to be raw, genuine emotion, which is completely understandable. They earned that candy.

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