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Watch 2014's Best Viral Videos In One Epic Mashup

There were daredevils who went higher, farther and to the most extreme. There were dogs who made us laugh and people who inspired us to dance, dance, dance. There was one dad who dressed up as Spider-Man to make his kid smile, and another who zoomed around a racetrack to do the same. Strangers kissed on camera, Bill Gates took the Ice Bucket Challenge and athletes everywhere pushed the boundaries of what we thought was possible.

The aforementioned are just a handful of some of the best and most-watched videos of the year, videos that have all made it into a new, high-octane, year-end compilation video by YouTuber Luc Bergeron, aka Zapatou.

According to Bergeron, who has been creating these compilation videos for several years, the recent best-of mashup features a whopping 233 video clips.

Watch them all in the sequence above to relive some of YouTube's funniest, most inspiring and most adorable moments of 2014.

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BEFORE YOU GO

  • 1 'Frozen' vs. 'Breaking Bad'
    If Disney had told the tale of Jesse Pinkman, it might have gone something like this short-but-sweet video.
  • 2 The IKEA bookbook™
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    In which IKEA Singapore parodies every Apple advert ever. Hurrah!
  • 3 Musicless music videos
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    Mario Wienerroither's musicless music videos do what they say on the tin - often to hilarious effect. Here was our favourite this year: David Bowie and Mick Jagger's 'Dancing In The Street'.
  • 4 Le Tour Yorkshire - A few things you need to know
    A guide for all French visitors to God's own county - host of this year's Tour De France Grand Départ - made by a campsite in Holme Moss.
  • 5 Phil Neville commentates on Game Of Thrones
    In which this year's must-watch TV show got the World Cup 'Match Of The Day' treatment, thanks to comedian Michael Spicer.
  • 6 This IT company's corporate video
    We're calling it. Stafford-based Risual made this year's - and possibly any year's - finest corporate video.
  • 7 Celebrities read mean tweets
    This 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' segment was the gift that just kept on giving this year. Here was a particularly fine one - starring Cate Blanchett, Tom Hanks, Benedict Cumberbatch, Bill Murray and many more.
  • 8 Magic for dogs
    In which Finnish magician Jose Ahonen proved that dogs are just as baffled by sleight of hand tricks as we mere humans are.
  • 9 The Muppets perform hip hop
    YouTuber masher-upper Mylo The Cat brought us several wonderful Muppet 'performances' this year. Here are Beaker, Animal and the Swedish Chef as the Beastie Boys - we also highly recommend this version of 'Hip Hop Hooray'.
  • 10 Adults act out a kids' job interview
    The audio is two children having pretend job interview. The visual is two actors acting out that interview. The result is both adorable and very funny.
  • 11 Gravity - the honest trailer
    The Honest Trailers team kept up their sterling work in 2014 - and no more so than in this, a trailer for everyone who hated - or was at least mildly disappointed by - the multiple Oscar-winning 'Gravity'.
  • 12 Dachshund's Creek
    It's Dawson's Creek. Acted by dachshunds. And it's perfect.
  • 13 Animator vs. Animation IV
    Got 13 minutes to spare? Good. Watch this by Alan Becker. You won't be disappointed.
  • 14 The perfect 'It's A Wonderful Life'/'Happy' mash-up
    Got 13 seconds to spare? Good. You won't be disappointed. Especially if you got sick to death of 'Happy' during 2014, too.
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