Ring Out the Old Year, Ring In the New, Ring-a-Ding-Ding

Do you have favourite movie and/or TV scenes involving New Year’s Eve or Day? This is the one that always comes to mind, if only because of the line quoted above and because of the much-imitated moment where the bad guy joins in the “Auld Lang Syne” singing, only to turn back to where Shirley MacLaine was sitting and find her gone. Take that, charming but heartless boss!

Anyway, happy 2011 — or, as it’s more commonly known in TV blogging, the 50th anniversary of  the year Mad Men skipped over — and let’s hope the new year is better for us than it turned out to be for Fred MacMurray. We can’t console ourselves with our flubber-powered cars like he can.


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