It is unclear whether Vice President Joe Biden was just really happy during Thursday night’s debate against his Republican rival Paul Ryan or if he really finds things like a nuclear Iran and the terrorist attack at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi particularly amusing.

Either way, many argue Biden’s frequent smiling and chuckling overshadowed his debate performance. The smirk-a-thon lead the Daily Beast to dub Thursday night “The Night of 53 Smiles for Joe Biden.” Here is every smile, every smirk, every chuckle made by the sitting vice president during the debate:

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