It just wouldn't be The Apprentice without seeing an aspiring entrepreneur leaping out of bed at 5am to answer a landline, would it?
Pat has been remembered as a "much-loved member of the cast".
Things didn't exactly end on the best note between the two friends during the dramatic finale.
The BBC said "stricter checks" will be implemented on future seasons.
“I don’t think I did! But I am sorry if that's what you thought you might have heard."