A Muppet Band of Gastropods Called ‘Nine Inch Snails’

In a hilarious closing clip for episode number 206 of Muppets Tonight in 1997, a pierced, punked out band of gastropods calling themselves the Nine Inch Snails performed a slow existential, industrial emo-ish song about how their delicate identities are connected to their cumbersome shells.

Give me some salt, and turn me to gel.

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails. Lori can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.