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While the news in 2016 has been bleak—from the Grim Reaper seizing celebrities and democracies—local newscasters across the world has provided a glimmer of light with Freudian slips and accidental penises.

The best news bloopers of 2016 come with many important lessons: It turns out it ain't ideal to tell a coworker on air that a frisky dog "is the most action [she's] had in months," and that giraffes are really attracted to ladies' bosoms.

We open with "check your panties," and it only gets better from there.

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Here's to more charming televised screwups in 2017!