The Masked Dancer got its most shocking reveal so far after Christopher Dean was revealed to be Beagle on Thursday night.
Not one of the panel ever guessed the Winter Olympic champion and Dancing on Ice star could be hiding behind the mask and also failed to pick up on the initials T&D being in one of Beagle’s clue packages, a clear reference to Chris’ gold medalling winning partnership with Jayne Torvill.
His name never came into the equation with bookies either as they had a string of sportsman as their frontrunners to be Beagle.
Ahead of Thursday’s quarter final, Betfair had David Seaman on 2/1, Jamie Redknapp on 4/1, Freddie Flintoff on 8/1, Joe Hart on 10/1 and Alan Shearer on 14/1, with panellist Mo Gilligan guessing the NUFC legend on Tuesday’s show.
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All of those proved to be way off the mark, but some armchair detectives at home were a step ahead of the panel and had started to put some clues together to predict that it was in fat skating legend Christopher behind the mask.
The word “Bobby” in a clue package referred to his career as policeman and a Valentine card pointing to the fact that Torvill and Dean skated their iconic Bolero routine on February 14th 1984 to win gold in Sarajevo.
However, like the panel, plenty of other viewers were totally clueless on Christopher Dean being the dancer in disguise.
One tweeted: “Christopher Dean was Beagle! Did not see that!” and another reacted: “Was not expecting to see Christopher Dean on the masked dancer”
Christopher wasn’t the only famous face to be revealed and leave The Masked Dancer on Thursday with radio host and Strictly It Takes Two presenter Zoe Ball proving to be another shock for the panel as she was voted off as Llama.