SPOILER ALERT: Don’t learn forward when you’ve got no longer watched the Season 8, episode 9, of “The Masked Singer,” “Fright Evening,” which aired Nov. 23 on Fox.
Possibly “The Masked Singer” judges are in any case working out that this 12 months’s episodic issues steadily reference the week’s new disguised superstar contestants. This Wednesday’s episode was once dubbed “Fright Evening,” so who ya gonna name? “Ghostbusters” singer Ray Parker, Jr., in fact. And who may additionally lurk on degree? “Exorcist” megastar Linda Blair.
That’s proper, for the episode’s finds, Parker, Jr., and Blair had been the following stars to be unmasked.
Blair, because the Scarecrow, shocked host Nick Cannon and the target audience by means of volunteering to unmask and let the opposite two contestants duke it out to transport directly to subsequent week. “I really like this display such a lot,” she stated. “I got here to percentage how a lot I really like you and what you all have achieved for the sector and circle of relatives leisure. However I wish to formally bow out and unmask and let those two implausible competition cross on. Those two competition are the actual deal. I simply got here to trouble Ken [Jeong]. I’ve a in reality particular explanation why for being right here. And I would like them to benefit from the degree and the entire accolades they so deserve. I’ve loved entertaining you such a lot over the years.”
Later, Parker, Jr., was once unmasked as Sir Bugaboo after dealing with off with winner Storm from snow in a combat royale (wherein each took turns making a song the tune “Any individual Staring at Me,” by means of Rockwell). Storm from snow strikes directly to the semi-finals.
For Scarecrow, no person were given it proper. Robin Thicke idea it was once Susan Sarandon. Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg named Glenn Shut. Nicole Scherzinger picked Jamie Lee Curtis. Ken Jeong guessed Parker Posey.
As for Sir Bugaboo, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg guessed Ernie Hudson. Robin Thicke picked Keenan Ivory Wayans. Nicole Scherzinger idea it was once Randy Jackson. Ken Jeong stated Jordan Peele.
Ray Parker, Jr., as Sir Bugaboo and Linda Blair as Scarecrow sign up for Chris Jericho as Bride, Adam Corolla as Avocado, George Foreman as Venus Flytrap, George Clinton as Gopher, Joey Lawrence because the Walrus, Le’Veon Bell because the Milkshake, Kat Graham as Robo Lady, Jerry Springer as Beetle, Gloria Gaynor as Mermaid, Mario Cantone as Maise, Daymond John because the Fortune Teller, Barry Williams/Christopher Knight/Mike Lookinland because the Mummies, Montell Jordan as Panther, Jeff Dunham as Pi-Rat, Chris Kirkpatrick because the Hummingbird, Eric Idle because the Hedgehog and William Shatner because the Knight as the stars published in “The Masked Singer” in Season 8.
A couple of eliminations in a single episode are the norm this day trip, as “The Masked Singer” adopts a brand new “King or Queen of Masked Singer” layout. This season, 3 or 4 costumed celebrities will carry out every week, however just one will win and transfer directly to compete towards two or 3 extra folks the next week.
That may proceed right through the season, as after every spherical, 3 finalists will compete within the semi-finals. The Harp survived Spherical 1 and is the primary to make it to the semi-finals, whilst Lambs gained Spherical 2 and can be within the semis.
“The Masked Singer” enters Season 8 with costumes together with “Bride,” “Avocado,” “Venus Fly Lure,” “Sir Bugaboo,” “Scarecrow,” “Hedgehog,” “Mummies.” Themed episodes come with “Vegas Evening,” “Comedy Roast,” “Corridor of Reputation,” “Muppets Evening,” “Andrew Lloyd Webber Evening,” “TV Topics,” “’90s Evening,” “Thanksgiving” and “Fright Evening.” Visitors this season come with Donny Osmond, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Muppets, Will Arnett, Leslie Jordan, Joel McHale, Tori Spelling, Jon Lovitz, Jodie Sweetin, Carrot Best, Blue Guy Crew, Lance Bass, Danielle Fishel, Sheila E. and Drew Carey.
The Season 8 contestants “boast a blended 32 Grammy nominations, 16 Emmy wins, 8 gold albums, 4 Golden Globe nominations, 42 books, 10 Youngster Selection awards, and 5 stars at the Hollywood Stroll of Reputation.”
Right here had been the contestants and their performances on evening 9:
Storm from snow (WINNER)
Track: “Candy However Psycho,” by means of Ava Max
Earlier tune: “Thank U, Subsequent,” by means of Ariana Grande
Horrifying Clue: Creepy doll in a field. “Nick, that’s no longer one in all your youngsters? Protection first. At all times learn the warnings. Now you’ll be able to recall to mind them as clues to stay the monsters away.”
Bundle voiceover: “If they would like my crown, they’re going to must pry it out of my frost bitten palms. So by means of royal order, let me go away you with a clue that’s just right for you. (A area). Are you getting hotter? I am hoping no longer!”
Earlier panel guesses: Erika Jayne, Countess Luann, Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Olivia Rodrigo, Sabrina Wood worker
Panel guesses: Kathryn Hahn, Heather Graham, Zooey Deschanel, Iliza Schlesinger, Aubrey Plaza, Whitney Cummings
Sir Bugaboo (Ray Parker, Jr.)
Track: “Satan with the Blue Get dressed On,” by means of Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels
Likes: Trick or treaters
Clue: Gained’t alternate
Spooky Clue: Inexperienced slime with a photograph of Nicole. “Nicole, you and I’ve jammed prior to. So I’m simply smiling and giggling below this dress.”
Bundle voiceover: “Did you pay attention that? It can be petrified of you, however I’m used to spooky sounds. It began when I used to be thrown into a contest with probably the most monstrous names within the business. And was once instructed that most effective one in all us would get out with a role. I gave it my very best effort, however by no means dreamed I’d be the only they known as. I’m positive happy they did, as a result of my paintings has earned an enduring position in popular culture. However I’ve a confession. The entire thing was once a lie. I instructed the sector I wasn’t fearful of the rest, even a frightening film. However I’m in reality frightened of the darkish. There’s no evening mild at the Masked Singer, so this night I’m placing that concern apart so I will be able to smoke my pageant.”
Panel guesses: Ray Parker, Jr., Jordan Peele, Lil Rel, Randy Jackson
Scarecrow (Linda Blair)
Track: “Abracadabra,” by means of Steve Miller Band
Weak point: Extremely flammable
Clue: By no means rests
Spooky Clue: A witch. “The clue is staring you proper within the face. Pricey little kitty, which superstar do you suppose I’m?”
Bundle voiceover: “Hang on on your britches, buddies, as a result of I’m the scariest contestant in Masked Singer historical past. I made lovers scream and critics reward me. However I needed to bend over backwards to get the Academy to acknowledge my paintings. I’ve grew to become a lot of heads in my profession. I’ve even sung on Broadway. However I’ve traded the shining vivid lighting of the pink carpet for greener pastures, and trustworthy my time to saving animals. As a question of reality, I’ve labored with over 100 rescues. Nevertheless it’s you, panel, that’s going to want rescuing as a result of I’m about to show in a hair-raising efficiency. See you on your nightmares, Ken!”
Panel guesses: Bette Midler, Susan Sarandon, Anjelica Huston, Glenn Shut, Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, Parker Posey
Spherical 1 Semi-finalist: Harp
Earlier songs: “Best,” by means of Crimson; “I Have Not anything,” by means of Whitney Houston; “Thank You for Being a Pal” (“The Golden Ladies” theme tune)
Earlier panel guesses: Amber Riley, Ashanti, Yvette Nicole Brown, Queen Latifah, Jordin Sparks, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Fantasia, Ariana DeBose
Spherical 2 Semi-finalist: Lambs
Earlier songs: “Scorching N Chilly,” by means of Katy Perry; “Ironic,” by means of Alanis Morissette
Earlier panel guesses: The Kardashians, Haim, The Chicks, The Corrs, 5th Cohesion, SWV