As far as Saturday night entertainment goes, it doesn’t get much better than ITV’s Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. This classic family show sees everyone’s favourite pint-sized Geordies entertain audiences with prize giveaways, hilarious pranks and audience interaction in abundance.
The show entered its 18th series this year, and fans are still delighted to tune in and watch every week. On tonight’s show, fans were all saying the same thing about one particular moment after the Geordie duo issued a cheeky apology over a game on the show.
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Tonight, the show brought back the popular Ring My Bell game, which involves the show ringing audience members’ doorbells. Whilst many were happy to see this game return, dog owners were not so pleased. The game made its debut two weeks ago and led to complaints from people who said their dogs had gone mad barking at the TV.
Dec acknowledged the problem, saying: “Social media was flooded with messages saying their dogs went mad. Listen guys we just want to apologise.” He then added: “But we’re not that sorry because we’re playing it again this week!” This cheeky apology left some fans of the show annoyed.
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One viewer took to social media to say: “#SaturdayNightTakeaway stop running ring my bell, my dog going crazy! [sic].” Another added: “Just set my dog off again #SaturdayNightTakeaway.” SHINlCHI_ commented: “Not them apologising then playing it again they don’t give any f**** looool #SaturdayNightTakeaway.”
Some viewers also shared videos of their dogs being visibly disturbed by the doorbell sounds. One viewer wrote on Twitter: “My dog is freaking out! come on guys #SaturdayNightTakeaway” Another said: “Not a very dog friendly game let’s be real.. he’s going mentl. fumin’ tbh”
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