Tonight the Face Offs continue on The Masked Singer! It’s Rhino vs Banana and Frog vs Kitty. The loser of each Face Off will battle in the Smack Down! The loser of the Smack Down will leave the competition. The three remaining contestants move on to the Super 6.
Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke sit on the panel, while Nick Cannon serves as host. Sharon Osbourne returns to guest judge. During judge chat, clues are packaged as items in a suitcase going through an airport x ray machine.
Frog vs Kitty
Clues: Kitty plans to kill Frog with kindness. The two have performed together all through the competition. Froggy knows Kitty has the better voice. He plans to up his performance game. And that might actually work! It’s the battle of the Child Entertainers!
Frog – Fireball by Pitbull – Frog continues to be the height of entertainment. No, he’s not the best singer. But he’s not terrible! And he’s so fun to watch. He could actually win the whole thing. Sharon calls him a great showman. “What you doing later,” she says. Frog continues to troll Ken about his constant wrongness. Ken guesses Katt Williams, Sharon guesses Alfonso Ribeiro, Jenny guesses O’Shea Jackson, Ice Cube’s son.
Prediction: Frog is most assuredly, rapper Bow Wow, who got his start as a child entertainer, just like his frenemy, Kitty.
What’s in Frog’s bag: Japanese flag, ice cube tray, shoes with a lightning bolt, computer keyboard, “Thank God it’s Frog Day” tag. Clues: The lightning bolt refers to the movie “Like Mike” where Bow Wow’s character is struck by a lightning bolt. He finds shoes that he believes belongs to Michael Jordan. The Japanese Flag: He appeared in the movie Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift. He starred in the movie Lottery Ticket with Ice Cube. And he played a hacker in the short lived CSI: Cyber TV series.
Kitty – True Colors by Cyndi Lauper – Kitty isn’t half as entertaining as Frog. She’s a good singer with a pretty tone, but is a little generic. I don’t think it matters who wins or loses this smackdown, however. Either Banana or Rhino will leave the competition tonight, I think. Jenny is sticking with Vanessa Hudgens, Nicole guesses Emma Roberts, Ken guesses Kate Bosworth, Sharon also guesses Kate Bosworth. BUT YOU KNOW HER SHARON YOU KNOW HER. Heh.
Prediction: Kitty is most likely Jackie Evancho. Obviously, Sharon did not recognize Kitty’s voice. But then, when Sharon met her, she was only 11 and singing opera on America’s Got Talent where Sharon used to sit on the judges panel.
What’s in Kitty’s Bag: A pope hat, an angel, a winged creature and a rat? Clues: The pope hat refers to Jackie performing for The World Meeting of Families, part of the celebration of the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia in 2015. The Christmas angel refers to her Christmas albums, O Holy Night, Heavenly Christmas and Someday at Christmas.
RESULTS – The votes are in and the winner is….Frog! I knew it. He’s so FUN to watch. No worries, Kitty will kill the Smackdown.
Rhino vs Banana
Clues: Both were in the Bottom 3 in the Super 9. After an accident, Banana had brain injury. They both claims to be REBELS.
Banana – Knockin on Heavens Door by Bob Dylan – Banana accompanies himself on piano before hitting the mic. DOWAHHH. Sharon yells Bret Michaels! Lol. She recognized his voice immediately. He ends his performance atop the piano. One of Bananas best. What’s in Banana Bag: Cat (scan!), bug spray (POISON), backstage crew, Nashville Sheriff, and a tongue. Jenny and Sharon BOTH guess Bret Michaels. Ken guesses Keith Urban. OH HELL NO. Nicole guesses Kid Rock.
Prediction: Sharon knows! Banana is most certainly Bret Michaels.
Rhino – 10,000 Hours by Dan + Shay ft Justin Bieber – Rhino has a better voice than Banana. He has a dreamy quality, which will probably get the female vote. Nicole loves that he wears his heart on his sleeve. Sharon can’t imagine who he is. Nicole and Robin guess Sam Hunt, Sharon guesses David Hasselhoff. Ken guesses Jonathan Scott from the Property Brothers. Hm.
Prediction: Rhino is most likely Barry Zito. His identity is confusing. He comes off like a pro singer. But actually, Barry Zito pitched in the MLB for many years. However, his parents were both musicians. Once he retired, he turned to music and has been semi-successful. The panel hasn’t even come close to guessing Rhino’s identity.
What’s in Rhino’s bag: Tennessee flag, coal in a stocking, a seal wearing a bow, a church, a Rhino Secrets tag. A few years ago, Barry became a born again Christian, his first record was titled No Secrets, he played baseball for the Nashville Sounds while trying to make an MLB comeback.
Results: The winner of the Faceoff is…Rhino!
Banana and Kitty will go head to head in the Smackdown.
Kitty sings Unstoppable by Sia and delivers another solid performance. Banana delivers a fun rendition of The Commodores’ “Brick House.” What fun!
The panel chooses the winner. Will the judges go for vocal prowess or entertainment value? After Sharon blew Banana’s cover, will the panel decide that the mystery is gone and eliminate him? Now it’s time for smack talk. “I had a banana for breakfast,” snarks Kitty. Banana responds. “She has to be Kitty-ing me with that performance.” Yuk, yuk.
The winner who gets to keep it on is KITTY! I knew it. Banana is eliminated.
He’s the weakest singer. Plus they know who he is. No reason to keep him around with the mystery gone. Last guesses: Jenny guesses Bret Michaels. Ken guesses Brad Paisley. Sharon. I KNOW IT’S BRET MICHAELS Heh. Nicole guesses Bret Michaels. Robin guesses Bret Michaels.
And yes, BANANA IS BRET MICHAELS! I never noticed, but Bret still has a Western Pennsylvania accent.
- The Blowfish, Viper and Bug Spray clues are all hints to Bret’s rock band, Poison.
- Banana partying on a bus in his package hints to Bret’s popular reality show, “Rock of Love Bus.”
- The blue collar in Banana’s package s a clue to Bret’s line of pet accessories.
- The “scrappy” mention in Banana’s package hints to Bret’s upcoming book, “Auto-Scrap-ography” a collection of stories and photos from Bret’s life and career.