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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve... according to Friends, Sherlock & Sex and the City

From Monica and Ross to an impeccably dressed Carrie, here's how some of our favourite TV characters think the New Year should be welcomed in

Published: Saturday, 31st December 2016 at 8:15 am

It’s New Year's Eve and from pre-prepared dance routines to a late night dash across town in your pjs, some of our favourite characters have some ideas on how tonight should be approached…


Get dancing

What better way to get noticed at your New Year's Eve bash than to have a dance routine prepared? For maximum impact, dance with a sibling. And use a routine you made up decades ago like Monica and Ross from Friends…

Tell someone you love them

Wait until the clock strikes midnight, then scream your devotion at the person you most admire. Over and over again. It works, well, according to When Harry Met Sally anyway…

Wish people a Happy New Year

… and try and sound like you mean it. Sherlock and Mycroft aren’t quite there.

Make a New Year’s resolution

Short of ideas? Why not fly a plane, do a new thing every day or stop making jokes as the Friends gang did when they stopped dancing....

Or…run across town in your pjs, heels and a sparkly hat in the style of Carrie from Sex and the City.


If anyone knows the perfect attire for a late-night city dash, it's Carrie.


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