Rob Bryden and Lee Mack could not contain their laughter after a Would I Lie To You? magic trick went a tad wrong.
During last night’s instalment, auctioneer Raj Bisram, was demonstrating a magic trick he used to perform on his friend Shaun 30 years ago.
Raj, who is known for being an expert on Sarah Beeney’s Four Rooms, began by explaining that he used to whip Shaun’s shirt off in public for money.
‘In the early 80s, I’m a bit of a keen amateur magician,’ Raj said as he tried to convince the panel he wasn’t lying.
‘I also owned a bistro. It allowed me to indulge my passion of magic. I used to hold magic evenings.’
‘I would ask for a volunteer to come out, but I would always choose Shaun.’
The trick went a bit wrong (Picture: BBC)
After it was revealed that he was in fact, telling the truth, Raj got up to perform his trusty magic trick.
‘I would get Shaun out and we would act if we didn’t know each other,’ he explained.
‘I would undo his wrist button and this button (top buttons) then all I’d say is “on the count of three let’s say some magic words”.
‘Tonight they are Would I Lie To You? So on the count of three…’
Rob struggled to hold it together (Picture: BBC)
As he counted down, instead of being able to whip the shirt out of Shaun’s jumper, his head got caught and it almost choked him.
‘Oh, hang on. I nearly killed him,’ Raj added.
Gavin and Stacey star Rob, comedian Lee and the rest of the panel were left in hysterics, as were we.
Lee cried with laughter (Picture: BBC)
‘That is the greatest thing that has ever happened on this show,’ Lee laughed.
‘You almost took his head off.
‘Thank god you didn’t cut him in half.’
Viewers also found the trick hilarious, taking to Twitter one commented: ‘In stitches watching the magic trick, best thing I’ve seen on the telly this year!!’
Another said: ‘Would I Lie to You sent me into fits of laughter – again. That “magic” trick.’
While one tweeted: ‘I have only just pulled myself together now. Funniest thing I’ve seen.’
Would I Lie to You? airs on Friday at 9pm on BBC One.