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Why replay clips from the best in 2016 telly, when you can have them acted out by Miranda Hart? That’s just what she did on behalf of Alan Carr‘s 12 Stars of Christmas, being presented on U.K.’s Channel 4.

As part of a British Christmas quiz, celebrity contestants had to guess the name of the TV shows that have had us glued to our sofas in 2016 from a short clip, and, as luck would have it, the inimitable Call the Midwife star was on hand to act out some of the scenes.

Also on hand was Miranda’s adorable best friend, a Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise called Peggy, who turned out to be a natural in front of the camera.

First up was a tense scene between Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston in The Night Manager, before the pair tackled that Jon Snow scene in Game of Thrones, another startling moment from popular British soap Coronation Street, and finally, “The Abominable Bride” episode of Sherlock.

So intense was their method, they needed only the barest essentials when it came to props, by which we mean some toy trucks, a tee shirt with abs drawn on it, and a fake moustache, naturally.

Here they are:

Aw, we miss Miranda. Can we have another season, pretty please?

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By Kat Sommers
Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.