Pat Sajak Accidentally Solves the Puzzle During Wheel of Fortune Show

If there’s one rule of being a game show host, it has to be that you’re not supposed to tell the contestants the answers. You would think this would be an easy rule to follow, but Pat Sajak recently slipped up.

During an episode of “Wheel of Fortune,” Sajak accidentally said the answer to the puzzle the contestant was trying to solve. He didn’t mean to give the answer away. It was a slip of the tongue, and he realized what he had done immediately after he said it.

You might think that the contestant would pick up on Sajak’s mess up and easily solve the puzzle himself. Wrong. The contestant didn’t even notice that Sajak had solved the puzzle, and he still got the answer wrong.

Sajak said, “It goes to show you that people are concentrating and they’re not paying any attention to me.”

Watch this surprising game show moment for yourself in the video below.

Did you catch what Sajak said? He said, “Well, I’d rather be standing here than there, quite frankly.” The answer to the puzzle was “quite frankly.”

Some Twitter users admit that they caught Sajak’s slip up while watching the show, but they don’t hold it against him.

Many other Twitter users admit that like the contestant, they didn’t notice that Sajak gave away the answer.

This is the one and only time that Sajak has ever slipped up and said the answer to a puzzle before a contestant got the answer. It’s probably safe to assume it won’t happen again.

Does it surprise you that the contestant didn’t notice that Sajak accidentally said the answer to the puzzle?