Some people just lose their head in front of a TV camera.
— Met Office (@metoffice) October 31, 2017
Aided by his special effects team, Deakin looked to be holding his own head under his arm.
The stunt went down well on Twitter, and inspired fans to cook up their own Halloween-themed puns in Deakin’s honor:
Can we have a heads-up on the weather please??— Ted Walmsley (@tedwalms) October 31, 2017
That’s the spirit(!) 👻— julie murray (@juliemints) October 31, 2017
Whoever worked on this masterpiece deserves a treat.— kaitlmoo (@kaitlinsm) October 31, 2017
Could have used the Isle of Fright!!— Ian Jackson (@ianthedoughnut) October 31, 2017
Keep your head screwed on! You might need to put your brain in gear!— moira hogg (@mozzajane) October 31, 2017