1 The song and dance routine around Albert Square to Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, featuring dancing roadsweepers
2 The parodies of BBC1’s dancing idents featuring Garry and Minty
3 McFly performing Little Saint Nick, proving they are as good at sounding like the Beach Boys as they are at emulating the Beatles
4 The Walford School of Body Language in which Linda Robson, Eamonn Holmes (with a good Cockney accent), John Sargeant and Arlene Phillips were taught to be tipsy, slap someone and strut aggressively
5 Pam St Clement’s hilariously solemn White Christmas and her “my precious” joy when she found her earrings
6 Kim Medcalf’s Last Christmas. Yes, we were surprised, too, but she did a sweet little version of the Wham! classic
7 Lemar’s excellent rendition of The Bells Are Ringing
8 The miniature versions of some of the world-weary characters
9 Ian Beale as Scrooge. Why has Hollywood never come knocking?
10 LibDem leader Charles Kennedy’s much-heralded appearance as the Ghost of Christmas future, promising lovely times ahead
1 Most of the jokes would have made a Christmas cracker blush eg “Catherine Zeta Jones has let us down. She’s caring for an elderly relative – her husband.” “Girls Aloud – shouldn’t be aloud, more like.”
3 The sacrilegious Fairtytale of New York by Shane Richie in the betting shop plus his murdering of I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday and his MCing as if he was back at Butlins.
4 Kelly Holmes doing her “phew-I’m-wacked” gesture and the Kim & Aggie cameo
5 The unfunny 12 Days Of Christmas rewrite