There were tons of important, weighty news stories on the web in 2011. But, call us simple-minded, none of them brought as much pleasure as live news bloopers, the wonderful little bits of hilarity that somehow evade editing and make it onto the air.

If you're as guilty of enjoying schadenfreude-based entertainment as we are, you'll enjoy the montage of 2011's best on-air slip-ups, which include plentiful jetpack-fails, c-word slips and other glorious technical difficulties to derive pure, evil delight from.

[via Buzzfeed]