Every New Year's Eve (auf Deutsch: Sylvester) there is a particular television tradition in Germany: Dinner for One oder: der 90. Geburtstag.
This is about as traditional as the Dick Clark New Year's Eve Special from Times Square, except it comes on television on multiple different stations all evening long. So don't worry if you miss the first showing at 10:55 am, because it will be running constantly from 5:30 to 8 pm.
Dinner for One is well-known for its catch-phrase "The same procedure as every year!"
Miss Sophie attends her birthday dinner, served by her Butler James, and visited by her four now-deceased friends, represented by the four empty chairs and her Butler. Fun (and plenty of alcohol-induced hilarity) ensues...