Courageous Luigi (left) nearly went dwelling with £100,000 because of a beneficiant provide from Mark Labbett (proper) (Image: ITV)
Viewers of Beat the Chasers have been left careworn after watching contestant Luigi miss out on taking dwelling £100,000 after a nail-biting face-off with all 5 Chasers.
The spin-off of The Chase sees contestants selecting what number of Chasers they want to tackle within the closing primarily based on the time restrict and prize cash the Chasers provide.
Courageous Luigi decided to take on the full squad of five Chasers – Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan, Anne ‘The Governess’ Hegerty, ‘Shaun ‘The Darkish Destroyer’ Wallace, Mark ‘The Beast’ Labbett and Paul ‘The Sinnerman’ Sinha – to take dwelling an enormous £100,000 prize.
Regardless of solely getting £2,000 within the money builder spherical, Luigi was provided an enormous £100,000 to tackle all the Chasers, with the professionals given 49 seconds towards him.
Luigi impressed viewers together with his quizzing potential, and it regarded like he was about to depart with the fortune – however The Sinnerman swooped in and managed to reply the final query with one second to spare.
Had Paul taken only a fraction longer, Luigi would have been dwelling and dry however as he had simply three seconds remaining on his personal clock, host Bradley Walsh couldn’t end the query earlier than his time ran out.
Luigi took on the very best provide and all 5 Chasers (Image: ITV)
Viewers have been devastated that the nice – and courageous – participant missed out by such a tiny quantity, tweeting: ‘Luigi, what a participant! That was one of the best of the week to date!’
Others added: ‘Beat The Chasers is a anxious watch – Luigi was soooo shut’ and ‘Unbelievable effort from Luigi on #BeatTheChasers so shut’.
Viewers have been additionally irritated that one other contestant, who was a lot much less expert at quizzing than Luigi, manged to win £10,000 on the present.
They raged: ‘God the world is so merciless that somebody as foolish as that might stroll away with £10K whereas poor Luigi misses out by a second. They have been fairly imply to her tho so I assume karma hit them shortly’.
Others added: ‘How did Jane handle to win answering questions actually hesitantly however but distinctive contestants like Rahim and Luigi stroll away with nothing? Wow’ and ‘Poor Luigi will get nothing and Jane will get 10 grand. The world is merciless’.
Beat The Chasers airs weeknights from 9pm on ITV.