As The Chase host Bradley Walsh welcomed 4 new contestants into the studio viewers noticed an uncanny resemblance between one hopeful and a TV comedy icon.
During the newest episode of the ITV quiz present on Thursday (February 25), eagle-eyed viewers at dwelling pointed out that one contestant is a star lookalike.
Richie, 44, from Colchester, was the fourth particular person to tackle chaser Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett.
The assist employee bagged £3,000 within the money builder, earlier than going face to face with The Beast for a prize of £1,000.
He went by to the ultimate chase with two fellow contestants however the staff was caught by the chaser.
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On social media, viewers rushed to point out how a lot Richie appeared like Vyvyan Basterd from sitcom The Young Ones.
The a part of Vyvyvan was performed by actor and comic Ade Edmondson within the BBC sitcom which ran for 2 sequence from 1982 and adopted the lives of 4 college students and their anarchic humour in North London.
On Twitter, one viewer jokingly requested: “Is that Ade Edmondson in seat 4? #TheChase.”
A second joked: “I used to like Richie in The Young Ones #TheChase.”
A 3rd commented: “Nice to see Vivian from the Young Ones on the present #TheChase.”
“#TheChase he graduated from Scumbag College with The Young Ones”, Tweeted one fan.
“I didn’t know an episode of the younger ones made them enter a time machine to 2021 and Vyvyan Bastard enters The Chase!!”, joked one other.
The Chase airs weekdays at 5pm on ITV