Watch: Video wall glitch makes it look like this guy pulls himself off screen

A technical glitch with Sky News“glass box” studio’s video wall ended up creating an entertaining illusion.

The glitch occurred during “The Sarah-Jane Mee Show,” a newly created afternoon block of news the network launched thanks to an anchor swap

In the clip, which was posted on Twitter, a presumably live view of a remote guest appears on the video wall behind Mee.

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The man, who apparently thought he was off air, begins to pull out his IFB, using an upward motion.


Coincidentally, at the same time, the video wall transitions to a Brexit election graphic with a top-to-bottom animation. The result: It looks like the guest is “pulling” himself up off the video wall.

After the Brexit graphic, the video wall abruptly changes to a Mee branded graphic that’s partially cut off, indicating it might not have been meant to appear at that time. 

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