Chase viewers were outraged when the game show was labeled “unfair” by a blind player.
Bradley Walsh was back hosting. ITV Show on Thursday night (October 14), with four new players heading for Chaser.
Catherine, Rob, Xu and Nick were against Paul ‘Sunrman’ Sinha in an attempt to win some money.
But when the blind contestant, Rob, who used to bring his guide dog Bob with him to the show, was knocked out, viewers felt that he had been treated harshly.
The 56-year-old from Scotland was the third person on his team to join the chase after making £ 5,000 in his cash builder round.
But after failing to return it, he was sent home, with viewers calling the question unfair and meaningful.
Bradley asked Rob: “How many numbers usually appear on the UK standard bar code?”
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Viewers on Twitter expressed surprise at the question.
Phil Titty wrote: “I love you. # Pursuit But a blind man is asked how many numbers are in the bar code today, and the last time a blind man asked a question about snooker ball colors. Does anyone remember when he asked a blind man a question that only a blind person would know?
Linda said: “It’s unfair to ask a blind contestant. Numbers in a barcode! You’re ashamed #Thechase”
Alby added sarcastically: “A good playground on #Chease, let’s ask a blind contestant how many numbers are on the bar code?”
Sandra Harvey wrote: “How many digits are on the bar code? The question was too wrong for a blind contestant #TheChase”
Sharon Forbes said: “I think the barcode question was a bit meaningful for a blind person who never saw a #Thechase.”
Jack City added: “The #blind man should be ashamed to ask a question that is based on visual knowledge.”
Regular__Jan said: “This #quest question was better than asking a blind contestant” What shirt am I wearing? “
And the lawsuit reads: “It’s ridiculous to ask a blind contestant how many numbers are on the barcode! How on earth would they know!”
The chase will continue tomorrow at 5 pm on ITV.