University Challenge viewers seriously distracted by contestant's appearance – but can you spot why? | The Sun

UNIVERSITY Challenge fans were left seriously distracted by a contestant's appearance this week.

Monday night saw the latest episode of the BBC Two quiz show air, with teams from Glasgow and Belfast going head to head.

As host Jeremy Paxman made the introductions, University Challenge viewers couldn't help but notice a student on the Belfast team.

Contestant Michael Sharry revealed he was studyingfor a PHD in politics.

Michael wore his long brown hair down and a pair of glasses and people at home couldn't help but point out he looked similar to the British singer Roy Woods, who is known for his famous brunette locks.

The viewers were seriously distracted by Sharry's uncanny resemblance to the 70's rock singer.

Taking to Twitter, one viewer wrote: "Sharry/Roy wood spot the difference #UniversityChallenge."

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Some viewers even said Michael looked similar to Professor Denzil Dexter from the Fast Show, while others thought he looked like a member from a rock band.

One second wrote: "Good to see the Fast Show scientist is now studying at Queen's Belfast #UniversityChallenge"

Another added: "Sharry taking a break from recording the latest kings of Leon album #UniversityChallenge"

A a fourth wrote: "#UniversityChallenge Great to see Professor Denzil Dexter on the Queen's team.

Meanwhile a fifth wrote: "Sharry on the Queens – Belfast team, he certainly looks like a member of a 70s rock band. #UniversityChallenge"

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Belfast beat Glasgow with a score of 165 to 105 by the end of the show.

Jeremy congratulated the winning team. saying: "We will see you in the second round, well done."

He then turned to the losing team and said: "Glasgow I doubt your 105 will be enough to see you come back as one of the highest scoring losers.

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