It’s Thanksgiving Eve, but every day is Halloween for costume contests The masked singer. And the show was definitely in the Halloween spirit on Wednesday, with the (probably delayed by the World Series) episode of Fright Night — which ended with two very talented horror-scary figures uncovered by witching hour. But there was an end to this horror picture, when one of the contestants, the Scarecrow—turned out to be one of the ultimate icons of horror cinema—performed an exorcism using self-publishing.
There is only one more yesterday A singer in disguise The story has been doing this all along (although oblivious host Nick Cannon, who is clearly in his mind these days, said this was the first episode): when he violently removed his headscarf Mickey “The Gremlin” of Season 4 Rourke and left suddenly. This week, the Scarecrow volunteered to take off his pumpkin head and lose the contest – even though he was less scared than Mickey, and actually had a better chance than Mickey’d. he will move on to the next round. In fact, judge Ken Jeong just announced his rendition of Steve Miller’s “Abracadabra” as the most surprising performance of the night.
“Wait, wait, wait!” Scarecrow steps in, Nick is about to announce the episode’s first elimination. “I have something to say! I love this show so much. I am here to share how much I love you and what you have done for the world and family fun. But I’d like to officially bow down and unmask, and leave these two incredible contenders alone,” he continued, gesturing generously to his rivals, Snowstorm and Sir Bug-a-Boo. “These competitors are the real deal. … I have a special reason for being here and I want them to enjoy all the space and recognition they deserve.”
The shocked judges’ mouths were wide open, like living and breathing rubber Screaming mask. But before this giant pumpkin was decorated, the judges had one last chance to find out who it was. Focusing on his scary videos, and one particular sign of a witch, they thought it might be. Hocus PocusBette Midler, the Witch of EastwickSusan Sarandon, The witchAngelica Huston, Fatal AttractionGlenn Close, HalloweenJamie Lee Curtis, or ScreamingNeve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, or Parker Posey.
But if they hadn’t focused on the Scarecrow’s rainbow roller skates, they would have led to the classic 1979 film. Roller Boogie and for Golden Globe-winning actress Linda Blair. (Linda won that Globe The Exorcistnot for – roller Boogiejust to be clear.) The “head turns” sign was another one that was clearly ignored by the judges.
The judges were shocked when Linda removed her head, looking like she was about to spin and spit apple soup out of her head. “There’s a legend in the building!” said Nick. “My mind is blown! I’ve never been so excited about this series,” said Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg.
Linda’s performance was unexpected and hilarious, which is probably why the panel didn’t know it was the 63-year-old artist formerly known as Regan MacNeil. But Linda clearly took her rock star side from her past musical boyfriends, including Rick Springfield, Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughes, Neil Giraldo, Styx’s Tommy Shaw, and especially Rick James. This is real is the kind of girl you read about in a new wave magazine! LA powerpop band Redd Kross even wrote a song about him.
But Linda did not continue The masked singer to show off his pop chops or his rock credentials. The founder of the animal welfare organization Linda Blair World Heart Foundation, she was a woman on a mission, and she felt her mission was accomplished. “Let me tell you what [The Masked Singer does] for me and what you do for the world: You take us out of the most difficult time in history for one hour a week,” he began thanking the judges. “I fight against abused and abandoned animals. I have a foundation … I travel the world and do what I can to make it a better place. You all have no idea, the kindness -your spirit and your love. And if you can heal me, in so much pain as I am trying to save those who don’t deserve what is happening, we can do better. And I feel like you are my family.
“Thank you, Linda, for using this platform in the best possible way,” said Ken, making this his favorite statement of all time. “We love you!”
So, that leaves last week’s reigning queen, Snow, and this week’s other new contender, the four-legged Seuss-like Sir Bug-a-Boo. But despite Sir Bug-a-Boo’s take on “Devil With the Blue Dress On” Jenny (who appears to be wearing a Terri Nunn Halloween costume- of-Berlin for some reason) praised his “beautiful tone,” after battling a storm in Rockwell’s “Somebody’s Watching Me,” his A singer in disguise A dream is a dream, or it is destroyed. (I personally thought he did better in the fight, with a raspy rap better suited to the song.) And we see — as Jenny guessed almost immediately — that Ray Parker Jr.
Yes, the Of course It’s father! Not only does the colorful crooner sound like the “Ghostbusters” theme singer and the Motown legend, but three of his biggest hits are green greenthe an old landline phone with three question marks on itand or very ghostly! I swear, the show’s producers weren’t even trying to be subtle when they applauded Sir Bug-a-Boo’s packaging this week; He could have just strapped the proton pack to Ray’s back while they were at it. I don’t know why the other three judges bothered to suggest that it could have been Jordan Peele, Randy Jackson, Lil Rel Howery, or one of the Wayans brothers… Ghostbusters actor Ernie Hudson.
“Man, you’re a great musician and you wrote some of the biggest hits in the world as a guitarist in the Motown days – everything from Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye – and a real player in this industry for a long time,” Nick. “And I thought I was going to be a permanent fixture,” Ray said excitedly, teasing Ray. that’s it performance! … But I want to say, when you need someone else to come on this show and you need extra people, who are you going to call?”
This means Snow retains the crown for a second week, after her ice-cold solo performance of Ava Max’s “Sweet But Psycho,” and heads to the season semi-finals. It’s her 8th season against the previous reigning queens. the Harp and the Lamb. It is already clear that the Harp is Amber Riley and the Lamb is Wilson Phillips (the A singer in disguise the producer did not the too hard to guess), but who is Snow?
I’m a little unsure about this one, and the jury’s out on guesswork; Last week they thought that Anna Kendrick, Heather Graham, Katherine Hahn, Iliza Shlesinger, Aubrey Plaza, Whitney Cummings, or Zooey Deschanel could be Blizzard, and this week they threw in random names like Olivia Rodrigo, Sabrina Carpenter, and various Real Housewives. But I’m sticking with my guess of the week: I believe this is comedian Nikki Glaser. It seems to him.
But counseling (which, admittedly, is a bit more difficult in this case) also helps. Snow said she had to be “cool” to survive in a male-dominated industry, and women have historically had a hard time in comedy. He said he shared the stage with Rob Lowe, and he absolutely slayed Rob Lowe’s Comedy Central roast. (One of the signs he saw was grilled chestnuts, too.) She talked about “speed dating,” which Nikki did on Instagram Live during the pandemic, and of course Nikki is the host right now. Blind date. We found a house and a welcome mat, about Nikki Welcome home Nikki Glaser? reality series, and heard the phrase “pitch-perfect,” which likely resonated with him perfect private television. And finally, we see a “Masked Universe” comic book… and, well, Nikki is standing up comic book.
The masked singer will leave Halloween and get into the holiday spirit this Thursday – yes, the 24th, Thanksgiving – with a special semi-final episode that will determine which two contestants will advance to the grand finale Season 8. So, if you prefer to watch Lambs vs. Snowstorm vs. Harp, not the Bills vs. Lions or Patriots vs. Vikings, Fox has you covered this Tofurkey Day. See you again.
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