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20 December 2013updated 26 Sep 2015 10:01am

This Week goes into full Ugly Christmas Sweater mode (and Portillo wears a onesie)

'Tis the season for whimsy, and stupid jumpers, and for a dog in the studio.

By media mole

Last night’s This Week tried very, very hard to take hipster Ugly Sweater Parties mainstream.

Christmas Farage!

Portillo in a onesie! Self-depracating hashtags!

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A dog (for some reason)!

That dog’s face says it all. Buzzfeed’s Jim Waterson is right about the real “Portillo moment”:

It’s not quite the pre-Olympic rave end-credits scene from 2011, but it’s not far off: