Colin Murray was back in the hot seat again on the Channel 4 show’s first edition of the week on Monday afternoon, with contestants Matthew and Darren fighting it out to try and come out on top. At one point, the pair both struggled on a maths question but Colin soon put their minds at rest when he easily solved the problem to numbers whizz Rachel Riley, which he admitted made him feel “uncomfortable.”
Richard Arnold joined Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner with Matthew and Darren pitted against each other.
The moment came during a maths round in which the pair had to try and come up with 520 from the six numbers they were given.
After their allotted time had run out, Matthew told the host he had managed to get to 511.
Darren’s efforts proved better, making it to just one number away, at 521.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Countdown: Colin Murray left 'uncomfortable' by Rachel Riley's question probe (Image: Channel 4)
Countdown: Darren and Matthew both failed to get to the magic number in this particular round (Image: Channel 4)
Although the player hadn’t written down his answer, with Colin noted: “Okay, you’re closest anyway, Darren - off you go.”
Darren began to explain his methods but after getting to his second step, it was clear he had faltered.
“I’ve gone wrong’ sorry!” exclaimed the contestant as he paved the way for his opponent to have a stab at solving the problem.
Colin turned back to Matthew with a chance to take the round and he was awarded five points for his efforts.