This was once again proven on Monday when, shortly before reading the news at the top of the hour at 4pm, he was inexplicably on the wrong side of the BBC studio.
As the broadcast began the camera sat idly on an empty chair for what felt like an eternity before panning out and roaming over to McCoy how was stood in front of the video screen staring at his watch.
His simple response to the error was:
A very good afternoon to you. I think it is still afternoon...
The mix-up could either have been the production crew's fault or McCoy's, but - either way - it soon made its way on to Twitter and people thought it was hilarious.