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The Masked Singer: Kermit The Frog reveals identity on season five premiere after competing as Snail

Kermit The Frog revealed his identity after his performance as the Snail stumped the whole panel on Wednesday’s season five premiere of The Masked Singer on Fox.  

The beloved Muppet character performed the 1981 song You Make My Dreams (Come True) by Hall & Oates after a clues package revealed that he has acted, directed, produced and recorded albums.

‘You snailed it!,’ shouted panelist Nicole Scherzinger, 42, after Snail’s performance.

Season premiere: Kermit The Frog revealed his identity after his performance as the Snail stumped the whole panel on Wednesday’s season five premiere of The Masked Singer on Fox

Snail’s detailed costume impressed the panelists and guest host Niecy Nash, 51, who stepped in for regular host Nick Cannon, 40, after it was revealed last month that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Niecy at the start of the show surprised the panelists who were expecting Nick and sent ‘great vibes’ to him while stating they hoped to see him ‘later in the season’.

Snail competed against Russian Dolls, Seashell, Robopine and Raccoon during the one-hour season premiere and finished in last place in viewer voting after they all performed.

Niecy revealed the First Impression guesses that Robin Thicke, 44; Ken Jeong, 51; Jenny McCarthy, 48, and Nicole made after Snail’s performance.

Muppet character: The beloved Muppet character performed the 1981 song You Make My Dreams (Come True) by Hall & Oates

Muppet character: The beloved Muppet character performed the 1981 song You Make My Dreams (Come True) by Hall & Oates

Snailed it: 'You snailed it!,' shouted panelist Nicole Scherzinger, 42, after Snail's performance

Snailed it: ‘You snailed it!,’ shouted panelist Nicole Scherzinger, 42, after Snail’s performance

Robin had guessed Seth MacFarlane, 47, and stuck with his pick, while Ken also stayed with his initial guess of Jay Leno, 70.

Jenny admitted that she was venturing ‘way out in left field’ as she abandoned her initial pick of Adam Carolla, 56, and instead chose US Senator Ted Cruz, 50.

‘Okay, you are swinging for the fences,’ quipped Niecy.

Wrong guess: Robin Thicke had guessed Seth MacFarlane and stuck with his pick

Wrong guess: Robin Thicke had guessed Seth MacFarlane and stuck with his pick

Left field: Jenny McCarthy admitted that she was venturing 'way out in left field' as she abandoned her initial pick of Adam Carolla, 56, and instead chose US Senator Ted Cruz

Left field: Jenny McCarthy admitted that she was venturing ‘way out in left field’ as she abandoned her initial pick of Adam Carolla, 56, and instead chose US Senator Ted Cruz

Political pick: Cruz, 50, was Jenny's final guess as the person under the Snail costume and guest host Niecy Nash quipped, 'Okay, you are swinging for the fences'

Political pick: Cruz, 50, was Jenny’s final guess as the person under the Snail costume and guest host Niecy Nash quipped, ‘Okay, you are swinging for the fences’

Nicole along with Jenny also had picked Adam, but changed her guess before the big reveal to Billy Crystal, 72.

The panelists and audience chanted, ‘Take it off!’ as two thin green hands emerged from the middle of the snail’s shell.

Kermit The Frog who has been voiced since 2017 by Matt Vogel, 50, then showed himself to everyone.

Totally stumped: Nicole Scherzinger along with Jenny also initially had picked Adam Carolla as the Snail, but also changed her guess before the big reveal to Billy Crystal

Totally stumped: Nicole Scherzinger along with Jenny also initially had picked Adam Carolla as the Snail, but also changed her guess before the big reveal to Billy Crystal

Slow reveal: The panelists and audience chanted, 'Take it off!' as two thin green hands emerged from the middle of the snail's shell

Slow reveal: The panelists and audience chanted, ‘Take it off!’ as two thin green hands emerged from the middle of the snail’s shell

‘The most famous guest on The Masked Singer ever!,’ Ken proclaimed.

‘You know what? You know, it’s not easy being green, but sometimes it’s even harder being a snail. I am never going to hear the end of this from Miss Piggy,’ said the Sesame Street star.

The A-list amphibian then performed the Hall & Oates song again unmasked as the season premiere concluded.

Famous guest: 'The most famous guest on The Masked Singer ever!,' Ken Jeong proclaimed

Famous guest: ‘The most famous guest on The Masked Singer ever!,’ Ken Jeong proclaimed

Not easy: 'You know what? You know, it's not easy being green, but sometimes it's even harder being a snail. I am never going to hear the end of this from Miss Piggy,' said the Sesame Street star

Not easy: ‘You know what? You know, it’s not easy being green, but sometimes it’s even harder being a snail. I am never going to hear the end of this from Miss Piggy,’ said the Sesame Street star

The show opened with Russian Dolls performing Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson under two costumes of Matryoshka dolls.

Seashell impressed with her costume and rendition of Listen To Your Heart by Roxette.

The Raccoon performed Wild Thing by The Troggs and the judges had wild guesses about his identity.

Niecy introduced a prickly singer as Porcupine, but he corrected her and said his real name was Robopine as high-tech robotic implants were part of his rodent costume.

First up: The show opened with Russian Dolls performing Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson under two costumes of Matryoshka dolls

First up: The show opened with Russian Dolls performing Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson under two costumes of Matryoshka dolls

Gorgeous costume: Seashell impressed with her costume and rendition of Listen To Your Heart by Roxette

Gorgeous costume: Seashell impressed with her costume and rendition of Listen To Your Heart by Roxette

Wild thing: The Raccoon performed Wild Thing by The Troggs and the judges had wild guesses about his identity

Wild thing: The Raccoon performed Wild Thing by The Troggs and the judges had wild guesses about his identity

Robopine delivered a silky smooth performance of Never Too Much by Luther Vandross and later revealed that he was age 60.

Nicole guessed that he was Jamie Foxx, 53, and gladly paid $50 into the new Jar Of Shame that Nick had gifted them to keep them from guessing the ‘same old people’.

The Masked Singer will return next week on Fox.

Silky smooth: Robopine delivered a silky smooth performance of Never Too Much by Luther Vandross and later revealed that he was age 60

Silky smooth: Robopine delivered a silky smooth performance of Never Too Much by Luther Vandross and later revealed that he was age 60

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