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For the third consecutive week, we knew one of the bottom three on Thursday nights So You Think You Can Dance results before it even started. Because he didnt perform due to injury on Wednesday, Billy Bell was automatically in the bottom.
All-stars combined with the top five for the opening number, a smooth jazz piece choreographed by Kelley Abbey. The panel of judges, including guest judge Kenny Ortega, were back.
There was a brief tribute to Denise Jefferson, director at the Alvin Ailey School, who died this week.
To the results: Host Cat Deeley got right to the action, calling all five finalists to the stage. Lauren was the first to hear the news -- or read -- that she was safe. (Rather than announce the verdict, Cat showed her the result on her cue card).
Next was Kent, who was also safe. That left Adechike, Robert and Jose waiting to see which one of them was safe.
Be our guest: Before getting any further into the results, Cat introduced a pair of dancers from the American Ballet ...