Contestant Dave felt the wrath of the popular host when he revealed his answer before Bradley Walsh could confirm what he had buzzed through.
"I'm going for Tolstoy,” enthused Dave, but The Chase presenter wasn’t having any of it.
“You're not allowed to tell us what you're going for,” he snapped. "You can't do any of that Dave.
"You've just got to press your button, that's all you've got to do."
Bradley Walsh rages at The Chase player The Chase: Baffling contestant blunders Wed, September 28, 2016
The Chase host Bradley Walsh and viewers alike are baffled by these contestant blunders.
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Host Bradley Walsh blasts Sarah Willingham on the celebrity edition of the show after she asked him if he had made up a question
Why've you just pushed it when I told you not to do it again
The Chase host Bradley Walsh
Dave panicked: “Shall I press it again?"
“No,” Bradley yelled, but his shrieks fell on deaf ears as Dave tried to push his button once more.
Bradley fumed: ”No, you don't do it again. Why've you just pushed it when I told you not to do it again and then you did it?"
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Bradley Walsh and Dave on The Chase
Dave revealed his answer on The Chase too early
Naturally viewers tore Dave apart on Twitter, with one posting: "Lol Dave's making me laugh. Pillock."
“Twit," hissed another, which was followed by: “What an idiot this guy is. Are you for real?"
The Chase airs weekdays at 5pm on ITV.