Here at J-14, some of us have been able to pick up the pieces of our broken American Idol hearts (sniff, sniff, see you next year, our future beloved Adam/Kris/Allison!) due to the wonderful, amazing, super awesome So You Think You Can Dance! We may even dare to say that Dance is BETTER than Idol. (Feel free to agree/disagree/call us crazy in the comments...)
Last night's elimination show brought the contestant count from ten to eight and was the first time where the judges zipped their lips, (well, at least as much as uber talkaholic Mary Murphy can!) and let us decide who got kicked off. We, your trusty J-14 Dance Fanatics Lisa and Erik, dish below!
Erik: I wasn't too surprised with the bottom two guys (Kupono and AdÃ©) and girls (Randi and Melissa) last night. AdÃ© shouldn't have been there, but it seems like he hasn't grabbed America with his personality. I think he had the best solo Wednesday night but I was a little off-put by how quickly he danced to "Unchained Melody." I thought Evan should have gone -- he hasn't performed as well as I thought he could have lately! The paso doble that Kupono and Randi performed was just not good enough and I guess that's what gave them the least number of votes this week. The best performance Wednesday night was Jeanine and my fave guy Jason's contemporary routine to Jason Mraz's "If It Kills Me." It was so hot and romantic! And it was choreographed by my old favorite Travis from Season 2!
BTW, what did you think of Kupono's latest outfit? Oh, and the opening number to Janet Jackson with the dancers dressed in Japanese kimonos (I think?) was pretty cool and quirky! What did you think about it? What song do you want them to dance to next?
Erik's Fave Girl: Jeanine
Erik's Fave Guy: Jason
Lisa: For the girls, I'm not a Melissa fan, so I really thought it was her time to go last night and was happy to see her in the bottom. I'm bad, I know, I just get attached to my favorites -- like, the crazy talented Kayla and Janette, def tied for my top two! I was sad to see Randi go, especially over Melissa. I wore my black unitard today in honor of her (jk, I wish I could wear lycra one pieces to work)! As for the fellas, I still love me some Evan! He's wildly gifted at what he does, and I think he proved in Wednesday's African routine that he can seriously step it up outside of his genre.
AdÃ© has my heart as of now -- I think his ridic suspended-in-air acrobatics and sweet demeanor is a winning combo. Although, I agree with E -- Jason and Jeanine's contemporary routine blew me away and I fell in love with Season 2 contestant-turned-choreographer Travis all over again! I'm hoping Melissa and Brandon go next week. I gotta go with commenter Jaydee, Brandon is a great dancer, but there's something about his personality that I (and if you remember, during tryouts, Mia Michaels) don't like. Oh yeah, and I miss Phillip -- from yesterday's comments, it looks like he was one of your favorites. I agree! :'(
Lisa's Fave Girl: (so tough to pick one!!) Janette
Lisa's Fave Guy: AdÃ©
Alright, fellow So You Think You Can Dance fans -- comment below and tell us: fave guy, fave girl, and who you want to go home!! And, for some Friday Fun, which show is better: Idol or Dance?
Photos: Courtesy of Fox