20/12/2012 06:27 GMT | Updated 03/01/2013 06:40 GMT

20 Classic Christmas Comedy Clips (VIDEO)

As the late, great Andy Williams said: it's the most wonderful time of the year. And we're pretty sure he meant "...because it leads to loads of TV specials and Christmas-centric movies".

And as a result, we've rounded up just some of our favourite, greatest comedy moments from festive movies and TV shows, below.

From sitcoms like 'Blackadder', 'Frasier' and 'The Royle Family' to films like 'Scrooged' and 'Bad Santa' - via sketches (Lonely Island, Morecambe and Wise), animation (Peanuts) and puppetry (The Muppets) - kick back, relax and have yourself a quite literally merry little Christmas with these classic clips...