The Best Episodes of So You Think You Can Dance

#1 - Top 4: The Finale 9.40

Season 2 - Episode 22

This week, Cat introduced us to Nigel Lithgoe, Mary Murphy and Brian Friedman as our judges. Then, the dance performances started. This week, each dancer performed with every other dancer. Heidi and Travis performed a disco routine and then Donyelle and Benji danced the Viennese Waltz. Next, Cat showed a clip of the dancers going to see "Step Up." Heidi was the first to perform her solo. Then, Benji and Travis danced hip-hop, Donyelle performed her solo, Travis danced solo, Heidi and Donyelle performed broadway, Benji performed his solo, Donyelle and Travis danced contemporary, and Heidi and Benji performed a salsa dance. The evening closed with the entire group dancing pop. Afterwards, voting was opened up to the audience.

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#2 - Performance - Top Six 9.25

Season 3 - Episode 20

The competitions starts heating up even more as the final six dancers perform for America's vote. Judges for the evening are Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, and quest judge for the second time this season, Debbie Allen.

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#3 - Winner Announced 9.12

Season 6 - Episode 24

Adam Lambert performs. The winner is announced.

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#4 - Finale: The Winners are Chosen 9.00

Season 9 - Episode 15

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#5 - Results - Top Twelve 9.00

Season 3 - Episode 15

Tonight the results of America's votes will be revealed. The three couples with the lowest number of votes will "dance for their lives." Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, and guest judge Wade Robson will decide who will move on to the next round. After this episode the couples will be randomly picked by a girl who gets to pick a boys name from a hat.

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#6 - Meet the Top 20 8.95

Season 9 - Episode 6

They've strutted their stuff and experienced an emotional roller coaster ride to get this point. Now the 35 remaining dancers who survived Vegas Callbacks have to walk the Green Mile to find out if they've made it into this season's Top 20. It's time to find out which of your favorites are in and who's going home, as we celebrate So You Think You Can Dance's 200th episode!

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#7 - Top 9 Perform 8.92

Season 7 - Episode 10

The Top 9 dancers perform.

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#8 - Top 10 Perform 8.90

Season 6 - Episode 19

The top 10 contestants perform.

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#9 - Top 20 Perform 8.88

Season 5 - Episode 6

The Top 20 dancers hit the stage for their first chance to compete.

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#10 - Dallas/New York Auditions 8.86

Season 9 - Episode 1

Now in its ninth season, the hit show So You Think You Can Dance began with auditions in New York City, one of the world's capitals of dance, then moved on to the cowboy capital of the world, Dallas, for more auditions.

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#11 - Meet The Top 11 8.85

Season 7 - Episode 5

The hardest auditions are over and it's time to meet the top 11 dancers, who will compete for the title "America's Favorite Dancer".

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#12 - Top 18 Perform 8.83

Season 6 - Episode 12

The remaining 18 dancers perform for a chance to impress the judges. Two more will be eliminated at the end of the episode.

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#13 - Top 12 Results 8.83

Season 2 - Episode 15

The remaining 12 dancers performed an opening number choreographed by Doriona Sanchez and set to "Born to be Alive." Next, we saw backstage and recap footage from last week and then Nigel revealed a change in rules.Partners will now be randomly chosen (in the same style as last season) instead of partners staying together until one is voted off. Dancers will now do 3 dances - 2 with their partner and 1 solo. America will now vote for soloists instead of partners. Judges will be taken out of the equation, with elimination relying only on America's votes.Next, Cat revealed which couples were put up for elimination.The first group of couples was: Benji and Donyelle who were safe, and Dmitry and Ashlee who were not safe.The second group brought forward was: Travis and Martha who were not safe, and Ryan and Heidi who were safe.The third group brought forward was: Ivan and Allison who were safe, and Musa and Natalie who were not safe.Each dancer in the eliminated couples performed a solo of their choice for the judges.While the judges took a break to decide which contestants should go home, the Pussycat Dolls performed.When the judges returned, they announced who they decided to send home.

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#14 - Top 6 Perform 8.83

Season 5 - Episode 20

In this two-hour episode, the remaining 6 dancers perform.

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#15 - Results - Top Ten 8.83

Season 3 - Episode 17

Tonight the results of America's votes will be revealed. The two guys and two girls who pulled the lowest votes from America will be dancing a solo. It will not change the results though. The girl and the boy with lowest votes will leave the show tonight.

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#16 - Atlanta Auditions 8.82

Season 6 - Episode 4

Dancers auditioning for a chance to earn a ticket for Las Vegas Callbacks.

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#17 - 2 of 6 Voted Off 8.80

Season 5 - Episode 21

Two more dancers are eliminated and the final four dancers to perform in the finale are revealed. Sean Paul performs & JabbaWockeeZ performs.

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#18 - The Top 18 Perform 8.80

Season 4 - Episode 8

It was down to the final 18 Tuesday on "So You Think You Can Dance?" as Mia Michaels joined judges Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe. She promised that this season is going to be "benoodles," which she explained meant "insane." She said there are a few dancers in the final that she won't be sad to see leave, but the majority are fantastic.

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#19 - Auditions 1 8.80

Season 5 - Episode 1

Dancers audition in Denver, Los Angeles, Memphis, Tenn., Miami, New York and Seattle.

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#20 - 2 of 16 Voted Off 8.78

Season 6 - Episode 14

Two of the final 16 dancers are sent home.

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#21 - Winner Announced 8.78

Season 5 - Episode 23

This two-hour season finale will air live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California. From the Top 4, America's Favorite Dancer will be revealed.

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#22 - Winner Revealed 8.73

Season 8 - Episode 23

The winner is announced.

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#23 - Performance - Top Eighteen 8.71

Season 3 - Episode 8

The top 20 contestants dance various styles of choreographed routines in pairs for the chance to be the winner of a $250,000 prize. Viewers will vote on tonight's performance and the 3 couples with the lowest number of votes will be in danger of being eliminated. Each of the 3 girls and 3 guys will perform solos in their respective genres to convince the judges to keep them in the running. One female contestant and one male contestant will be cut.

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#24 - Top 14 Perform 8.69

Season 8 - Episode 12

The 14 remaining dancers perform.

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#25 - Top 18 Results 8.67

Season 2 - Episode 9

The remaining 18 dancers performed an opening number choreographed by Dan Karaty and set to a "Get Up Offa That Thing." Next, Cat brought forward the contestants in 3 sets with each set containing 3 couples.The first set of couples was: Jessica and James who were safe, Ben and Ashlee who were safe, and Joy and Dmitry who were not safe, and put into the "danger zone.The second set brought forward was: Martha and Travis, Benji and Donyelle, and Musa and Natalie. Cat announced all at once that they were all safe. The third set was: Aleksandra and Jason who were not safe, Heidi and Ryan who were also not safe, and Ivan and Allison who were safe.Each dancer in the eliminated couples performed a solo of their choice for the judges.While the judges took a break to decide which contestants should go home, Rhianna performed "S.O.S."When the judges returned, they announced who was going home.

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