The actor and Lorna Fitzgerald, who plays Abi Branning, were starring the final scene, which was a live segment.
The closing line say Max tell his daughter, “She [Lauren] knows whether you killed Lucy”, but a number of fans couldn’t quite make out what he was saying, speculating over whether he said “who”.
Jake has now tweeted to clear things up, sharing a number of funny reactions from TV viewers too - and in case you were still in doubt, here's a Vine clip too.
— Jake Wood (@mrjakedwood) February 17, 2015
Hilarious that the country is in turmoil over what @mrjakedwood said tonight! As if he'd let that cat out of the bag by mistake!— Amy Gibbs (@may33492) February 18, 2015
It is not a case of did @mrjakedwood mess up his lines, its a case of the audience not accepting the script!— . (@soemthing2000) February 18, 2015
The big reveal isn’t due until Thursday, but in Tuesday’s show there were plenty of developments in the case.
The show also saw Peggy Mitchell return, and the former pub landlady had some words of wisdom for Dot.
Jane’s brother Christian also returned for her wedding, but there was no sign of Tanya Branning, who’s also expected to drop by during live week.
The drama continues tonight (Wednesday 18 February) with another episode containing live elements, ahead of Friday’s fully live episode.