For many, Fisher's decision to grab Paterson's genitals was reminiscent of the famous incident between Michel Gonzalez and Carlos Valderrama.
In the end, it was Preston North End that came away with a 1-0 victory, although it was their player Darnell Fisher who ultimately stole the show with some pretty weird during the second half.
It evoked memories of Vinnie Jones squeezing Paul Gascoigne's testicles during a top-flight match between Newcastle and Wimbledon in 1988.
The Football Association (FA) will now launch a probe into the incident after receiving a report from referee David Webb.
Last week, Catalans Dragons rugby player Joel Tomkins was also banned for eight matches after he made an inappropriate contact with the backside of Leeds Rhinos full-back Richie Myler during a Super League match between the two teams.
Similar incidents in sports this past year have garnered big discipline. remember, rugby star Joe Marler was hit with a 10-WEEK ban for grabbing a guy's penis in a game.
The match, which was won by the home side after Tom Barkhuizen's 48th minute goal, was the first in charge for new Wednesday manager Tony Pulis, who replaced Garry Monk earlier this month.