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Snail is a contestant on the fifth US season of The Masked Singer.


The Snail is a hyper-realistic costume. His skin is textured and bumpy and the red shell is accented with silver gems. He wears a velvet bow tie at the bottom of his neck and a top hat sits on top of the shell. Two yellow eyes sit atop an open mouth with teeth.


Week Song Selection Result
1 "You Make My Dreams (Come True)" by Hall & Oates ELIM


Week Clue
1 Eagle: “Heeere's Snail!"
Snail: "Thank you! Hiya, folks! You know, I’ve acted, directed, produced, recorded albums, even graced the Oscars stage. I’ve rubbed elbows with everyone from Robert De Niro to Lady Gaga to Michelle Obama. And well, you might say I’m best known for appreciating the talent of those around me. Here, I want to show those harsh critics who’ve followed me throughout my career that I can shine on my own. And now I can’t wait to get out there and snail it! Get it?”
Week Cluedle-Doo Clue
1 "This snail is a natural treasure."
Clue Answers
The giant teddy bear in Snail’s package is a clue to Kermit the Frog’s best friend and co-star, the lovable comedian Fozzie Bear.
The Swedish meatballs in Snail’s package are a clue to the Muppets’ very own Swedish Chef.
The Eagle cameo references Sam the Eagle, a patriotic Muppet who often butts heads with Kermit.
The Men in Black holding musical instruments is a callback to the Electric Mayhem band.
The tiny UFO floating above Snail represents the 1999 film, Muppets In Space.
The treasure chest in Snail's package is a nod to three things: Kermit being a national treasure, Kermit's song "The Rainbow Connection", and the Muppet film "Muppet Treasure Island".
The hint that the Snail had graced the Oscars stage was a clue to the multiple appearances Kermit made at the Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards.

Final Guesses[]

Week Robin's Guess Jenny's Guess Ken's Guess Nicole's Guess
1 Seth MacFarlane (First impression) Ted Cruz Jay Leno (First impression) Billy Crystal

First Impressions[]

Robin's First Impression Jenny's First Impression Ken's First Impression Nicole's First Impression
Seth MacFarlane Adam Carolla Jay Leno Adam Carolla




  • Snail is the first fictional character to compete on The Masked Singer, in this case, a Muppet.
  • In an interview after being unmasked, Kermit revealed that the next song he would have performed was "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees, which would later be the group performance for The Spicy 6 - The Competition Heats Up!.[1]
  • In another interview after his unmasking, Kermit revealed that his girlfriend, Miss Piggy, was also supposed to appear on the show, but she refused to wear one of the masks.[2]
  • The Snail and one of the Russian Dolls are the only costumes to be armless.
  • The Snail is the second contestant that doesn't need the costume's head to be revealed, the first being Baby Alien. In Snail's case, he just needed the top hat to be removed.
  • Kermit the Frog is the second frog on Masked singer US, with the first being Frog, revealed to be Bow-Wow.
  • The Dancers in Snail's first and only performance are similar to the Masked Singer Kukka (Flower)
  • Kermit’s puppeteer, Matt Vogel, was inside the Snail costume. Matt explained in an interview that he got around inside the costume in a motorized wheelchair.