THE Chase viewers all thought a contestant looked like a famous movie spy as host Bradley Walsh made a cheeky joke.
Mark Campbell honoured his Scottish heritage and wore a kilt complete with matching green velour jacket.
Complete with a goatee and dark framed glasses, fans watching at home couldn’t help but think he looked a little bit like iconic character, Austin Powers.
Their observations were further cemented when Mark told Bradley he’d buy his mum a Mini Cooper complete with a Union Jack painted on to the bonnet if he won big on the show.
“This bloke looks like he should be in Austin Powers,” tweeted one fan.
“Turns on #thechase see austin powers and comes straight to twitter to double check its not just me.”
Despite getting a couple of Scottish-related questions wrong, Mark impressed Bradley with his knowledge and traditional outfit.
But Bradley couldn’t resist asking a cheeky question about his kilt after Mark said he kept his phone in his sporran – the traditional pouch that sits at the front of a kilt and serves as a pocket.
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“Do you keep your phone on vibrate,” he asked as the players giggled.
Mark had a cracking cash builder round and then confidently took on Chaser, Shaun ‘The Dark Destroyer’ Wallace.
He and two teammates – Kyle and Laura – narrowly missed out on winning £27,000 as the Chaser caught them with fours seconds to go.
“They played very, very well, but I was superb,” Shaun said to laughs from the audience.
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Mark’s tense episode comes as another Chaser, Anne Hegerty revealed she had been replaced in the forthcoming series of Beat The Chasers.
ال 63-year-old quizzer – known on the show as The Governess – explained she was ruled out of filming after catching Covid.
She tweeted this evening: “Unfortunately I’ve contracted Covid-19 so won’t be filming this series of #BeatTheChasers.”
سابق I’m A Celeb star Anne explained she was being replaced for this series by The Chase Australia’s Issa Schultz.