“Could have done with a mascara warning for that one – now off to work with a tear-stained face. What a fab thing to do,” another wrote.
“@BBCBreakfast @mrdanwalker you had me in tears this morning; what a beautiful thing to do for Terrence,” a third said.
Another remarked: @mrdanwalker @BBCBreakfast Terrence had me in floods of tears! Just beautiful! Thank you.”
“What they’re doing for this lonely ma on #BBCBreakfast is heartbreaking but heart lifting, I didn’t expect to be in floods of tears at 6.50am on #ElectionDay,” a fifth added.
“Tears streaming at #BBCBreakfast this morning. Happy Christmas to the lovely Terrance. I hope you never spend it alone again x,” another said.
BBC Breakfast airs weekdays on BBC One at 6am.