The former prime minister was interviewed on the show via video call on Friday via video call, where he discussed the latest developments in the UK’s trade negations with the EU.
But after the segment ran into familiar pandemic-era technical difficulties, Gordon’s abrupt way of ending the Zoom call had viewers howling.
“Well there you go,” Charlie laughed. “That’s definitely over.”
Naga was also seen blinking and smirking in disbelief.
As a clip of the moment circulated on Twitter, others also saw the funny side...
I want that Gordon Brown energy just be like yep I got shit to do see ya https://t.co/cHph8a7SQf— Josh (@JoshFowell) September 11, 2020
This is literally how I feel in work when teams and zoom start mucking about in calls haha https://t.co/aBtvdtA0Xy— 𝘗𝘢𝘶𝘭 𝘓𝘢𝘸𝘭𝘰𝘳 (@paullawlor23) September 11, 2020
Did he just invent the Zoom 'mic drop'? https://t.co/PhjJABafM9— Dan Smith (@DanSmith_Writer) September 11, 2020
Power play move right here! Adopting this to end my friends and family zoom calls for sure https://t.co/Fl5YPlYBmG— Aditya Iyer (@Thatadityaiyer) September 11, 2020
Inject Gordon Brown just being completely done into my veins https://t.co/yIh76gzxm2— Jessie Thompson (@jessiecath) September 11, 2020
TV’s pivot to Zoom calls has served up many other memorable moments during the pandemic.
There was the time another BBC News interview came to an early end when the caller ran out of free Zoom minutes, and how could you forget when a Sky News editor’s son burst into the room during a live broadcast with a biscuit request?
BBC Breakfast airs daily at 6am on BBC One and BBC News.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.