Saturday Night Takeaway SPOILER: Ant and Dec are stunned to discover they’ve been CLONED and framed for a bank heist in first look at Double Trouble sketch
In a clip of their new series Double Trouble, Dec is left reeling after news reports show the presenting duo fleeing the scene of the crime, leading Ant to confess he secretly had copies of them made.
It comes as this weekend’s Takeaway is set to feature another star-studded lineup, including guest announcer Gordon Ramsay and an End of the Show Show performance by Rag’n’Bone Man.
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SPOILER: Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly are stunned to discover they’ve been cloned and framed for a bank heist in a first look at this weekend’s Saturday Night Takeaway
The clip begins with Dec settling down to enjoy his cup of tea while an ITV News report states a group of celebrities have been involved in a bank heist.
He’s shocked to learn the celebrities in question are Ant and Dec themselves, along with an ‘unknown accomplice,’ shown as their co-host Stephen Mulhern.
Dec rushes out to see Ant, who seems more concerned about a contestant’s decision to take £64,000 on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? when he still had two lifelines left.
What’s going on? In a clip of their new series Double Trouble, Dec is left reeling after news reports show the presenting duo fleeing the scene of the crime
Dramatic: The clip shows Ant and Dec spending the evening in their neighbouring houses
Relaxing: Dec settles down with a cup of tea to watch a news report, which describes a group of celebrities fleeing a bank heist
Dragging his pal inside Dec says: ‘Not that- the news! Look!’ before showing him the report which warns the public to stay away from the ‘dangerous duo.’
Dec says: ‘It just doesn’t make any sense, we’d never do anything like that and yet here we are. There’s just no rational explanation.’
Ant then makes the bombshell confession: ‘There might be, it’s just possible, possible I may have had us cloned!’ ending the clip on a dramatic cliffhanger.
Stunned: He’s shocked to learn the celebrities in question are Ant and Dec themselves, along with an ‘unknown accomplice,’ shown as their co-host Stephen Mulhern
Stunned: Spitting out his tea, Dec rushes outside to meet Ant, where he reveals the shocking report
Fans will get to see the first full episode of Double Trouble in this weekend’s Saturday Night Takeaway.
The new adventure will feature celebrities including Bear Grylls, Prue Leith, Rob Brydon, Alison Hammond and Jermaine Jenas.
This weekend’s live show will see the return of Bam and Boo the pandas, who enlist the help of children in Hamleys toy shop in a bid to help them escape.
Funny: Sadly it seems Ant wasn’t catching up on the headlines, as he bemoans a contestant on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Oh no! Ant (left) then confesses to Dec that he secretly had them cloned, with the full first episode of the new series set to air during Takeaway this weekend
Fleur East will be back with another edition of Chase The Rainbow, while chef Gordon will be acting as the guest announcer.
It comes after last week’s launch show saw an average of 7.3 million viewers tune in, with the duo performing to a virtual audience due to ongoing Covid restrictions.
The figures make the show the second highest rating programme of the year so far, outside of news and sport across any channel, only beaten by ITV’s The Masked Singer.
Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway continues this weekend at 7pm on ITV.
Success:It comes after last week’s launch show saw an average of 7.3 million viewers tune in, with the duo performing to a virtual audience due to ongoing Covid restrictions