Was this the ‘coldest moment in TV history’? It could be

Between June 2007 and December 2009 – thanks, Google – British viewers were treated to the phenomenon that was Golden Balls.

Absolutely nothing to do with David Beckham, the Jasper Carrott-hosted game show saw contestants either reveal the potential prize money inside their own golden ball, or they could lie, before finalists eventually got to face off over the total of the last two balls.

This clip explains better than any paragraph how the final showdown worked. It really was brutal.

Tweeters were split over the ethics at play, with some respecting her tactics and others hoping she choked on the money.

Mathematics entered the chat.


Bob Mortimer’s trending so it sent this all-time classic TV moment viral and of course it did!

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