01/01/2011 02:27 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Kathy Griffin Tries To Undress Anderson Cooper For CNN New Year's (VIDEO)

It's not New Year's without Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper on CNN. Every year, Griffin tries to ruffle Cooper's rather un-ruffleable feathers, and 2010 was no exception. As 2010 drew to a close, Griffin was trying to lick and undress Cooper on-air ("for America," she explained).


She also accidentally tossed one of Cooper's new pairs of glasses over the podium the two were standing on (though it's not clear if they were the glasses he was wearing during his Valium-heightened interview with her a few days earlier.)


Here's a CNN summary of how the night unfolded (and of course, Griffin went for a "ball dropping" joke about three seconds in):