One Direction having a dance off with Alan Carr has become as standard as Simon Cowell wearing a deep-v, Niall Horan having a Nandos, or Tulisa reminding us to "keep it real."

The boys are on Alan Carr's Chattyman tonight (Channel 4, 10pm), where they bust out what is perhaps their greatest dance off yet.

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Rather than whip out their individual moves in an attack of the thrusting and lightbulb-screwing, One Direction go for a co-ordinated group number, ambushing Alan with an onslaught of style and swagger, five times as powerful as before.

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If you can face it, click next to to see who won, and to see pics of the boys' reaction.


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Ok, so SPOILER ALERT obviously, but Jessie J was brought on to judge the sick moves, and reckoned that Alan and his team of Alans outshone One Direction by a country mile.


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The boys didn't take the news lightly. Of course.

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Just LOOK at Harry's face, he's bloody livid.

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You can watch the dance-off on Channel 4 tonight at 10pm. Why not remind yourself of their efforts from last year to tide yourself over while you wish the hours away...


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