The Chase fans all say the same thing after contestant reveals her VERY unusual job

THE Chase fans all said the same thing after a contestant revealed her VERY unusual job.

Tonight's instalment of the ITV quiz saw Matt, Christine, Geoff and Diane take on Mark Labbett AKA The Beast.

Londoner Matt, 25, was first up and managed to win an impressive £9,000 in the cash builder round.

He got himself into the next round and cashed in £9,000 for the team.

Next up to face the chaser was Christine, 55, from Lancashire.

Host Bradley Walsh was keen to get to know the player and asked what she does for a living.

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Christine replied: "I'm a phlebotomist in a GP surgery."

A confused Bradley asked: "A phlebotomist? What is that?!"

She explained: "I extract blood from people."

Bradley went on to ask: "Oh okay, to send to path labs and stuff like that? How long have you been doing that?"

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Christine answered: "About 16 years. I love it. Everybody is nice when you have a needle in your hands!"

Many viewers at home had never heard of the occupation before.

One wrote on Twitter: "Flea botomist what’s that," with laughing emojis.

Another said: "This lady on #thechase is a ‘flea-bottom-ist’," with crying face emojis.

Meanwhile another pointed out that she pronounced it differently to what people may know it as.

A third added: "Fleabotomist, actually a phlebotomist. #thechase."

"FLEAbotomist? She's taking the p**s, not blood," another joked.

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