Michael Emerson is happy, guys. Really, really, really happy.
Emerson famously played creepy Benjamin Linus on Lost and now plays an equally intense character on Person of Interest. He went on The Arsenio Hall Show Wednesday night and claimed that he’s not actually like the people he plays on TV — and to prove this, Emerson performed Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” It’s like that time he read “Little Boy Blue” on Fallon, except this time, he’s also wearing an Arby’s hat.
Emerson didn’t exactly radiate joy in his spoken-word rendition of the song, but he did show off his comedy chops. Watch the performance below: