Fan Mastermind threw a curved ball at the beginning of the latest episode, when they noticed one of the contestants was “missing”.
Popular format BBC The quiz program calls four contestants to compete in general and specialized quizzes.
However, in the first moments of the show on Monday (February 21), viewers noticed that this week’s episode featured three contestants and an empty chair instead.
Host Clive Myrie offered an explanation for the change, telling viewers: “Now, you’ll notice that there are three candidates in the spotlight tonight, instead of the usual four. .
“That’s because the person in the second seat has withdrawn from this program.”
One viewer described the incident as “the most impressive OPENING scene of an episode Mastermind WHEN”.
However, many people watched after this disclaimer and were confused as to why one of the contestants was replaced with an empty seat.
Others remained dissatisfied with the explanation, and demanded to know more about the candidate’s withdrawal.
“Missing contestant on Mastermind? Truly the end times! ‘ joked another person.
Another wrote: “Why is seat 2 empty? #mastermind That’s as much of a mystery as WHY? that he passed on. ”
“The 4th chair of #Mastermind is attractively empty!” wrote another viewer. “Panic? Too much booze? Oooh drama…”
The series is broadcast on BBC Two at 8pm every Monday.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/mastermind-bbc-missing-watch-b2021239.html BBC Mastermind viewers call episode ‘most dramatic ever’ as contestant ‘goes missing’