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The Pencil Behind Richard's Ear Should Be Your Favourite Contestant On "The Great British Bake Off"

Important: This article notes every time he's worn his pencil in this series so far.

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Now that Norman is no longer on Bake Off, who should you root for to win this series?

It still hurts Norman, it still hurts.

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Richard always has this pencil behind his ear. It debuted halfway through the first episode.

bbc.co.uk / Great British Bake Off / Love Productions

Specifically, the pencil first made an appearance in the tent 34 minutes and 35 seconds into the first episode. And it was immediately welcome.

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Some people do not see the point of a pencil.

why do you need a pencil when baking? #GBBO

Erastes@Erastes

why do you need a pencil when baking? #GBBO

8:10 PM - 03 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Why the hell had Richard always got that bleeding pencil behind his ear all the fricking time?????? #gbbo

stuntmanmikeismyhero@Khan1977Habib

Why the hell had Richard always got that bleeding pencil behind his ear all the fricking time?????? #gbbo

9:17 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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So then this happened.

The Great British Bake Off / Love Productions / bbc.co.uk / vine.co

So inspiring. *rings Oprah*

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BREAKING: He wears the pencil at home.

.@RichardPBurr sleeps with the pencil behind his ear sometimes #gbbo #magicpencil ✏️

Sarah Burr@SarahEHBurr

.@RichardPBurr sleeps with the pencil behind his ear sometimes #gbbo #magicpencil ✏️

10:32 PM - 20 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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