David Dimbleby - Dimbers, to his friends - wasn't at his first rodeo last night.
There's barely a political scenario the TV anchor hasn't presided over down the years, with his trademark combination of dry wit and snazzy ties.
Thus, when it came to making some sense of Theresa May's Big Election Gamble of 2017, the man coolly delivered while those around him floundered.
Reflecting on the shock exit poll that suggested a hung parliament was likely, despite May's humongous lead when the election was called only a few weeks ago, the BBC stalwart said:
Look, you're probably tired. But read it through a couple of times, and you'll see he nailed it.
That's why DD is paid the big bucks.