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The crucial exchange during every course is: By the end of the dinner, James has consumed 16 glasses of wine and is severely inebriated.
A bit later, he stops in front of the head, then performs an exaggerated jump across it.
It is known in other countries as well, including Switzerland, Luxembourg and South Africa.
It has been broadcast on New Year's Eve in Australia on the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) station for a number of years.
This comedy sketch went on to become the most frequently repeated TV programme ever.
The 18-minute single-take black-and-white 1963 TV recording featuring British comedians Freddie Frinton and May Warden has become an integral component of the New Year's Eve schedule of several German television stations.