US telly gave us a sound Thanksgiving education, and we have our British TV counterparts to thank for a good, old-fashioned schooling on all things Christmas... like we needed more encouragement! 

Check out this highly scientific run down of the top-five British TV festive specials we, er, constructed for your analytical pleasure. It's a sitcom smackdown, people! And we are pretty stoked with the outcome. 

Want to know how to make a Christmas music video (according to the 90s)? Check out what the Spice Girls, Mariah and S Club 7 did, here.