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Germans have a few peculiar New Year’s Eve customs, but none is more distinctive and unique than the nationwide viewing of “Dinner for One.” Many Germans can recite this British comedy sketch by heart. It became a tradition after its first airing on German TV in 1963, and the phenomenon spread throughout Scandinavia. “Dinner for One” never actually aired in the U.K., but, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, it’s the most frequently repeated TV program ever.