Thursday night's elimination show was the dancers' last chance to prove they're worthy of moving on to So You Think You Can Dance Season 8 finale. Whose dreams were dashed? Who still has a chance to be named America's Favorite Dancer?
The good news first: Melanie is safe, which is no surprise. Joining her in the finale is Marko, her partner in the pre-Top 10 portion of the competition. (Their statue dance is still easily one of the best routines of the season.)read more
On last week's So You Think You Can Dance, Lady Gaga threw a shoe, much like a spirited filly. In fact, she threw both of her shoes to honor the Sonya Tayeh-choreographed performance by frontrunners Melanie and Sasha.
Will the Top 6 performance tonight inspire the same level of adoration from guest judge Christina Applegate? Although she stars in NBC's upcoming fall comedy Up All Night, she's more than just a sitcom star (Married ... With Children, Samantha Who?). Her dance cred includes helping found The Pussycat Dolls and starring in the 2005 Broadway revival of Sweet Charity, for which she won a Theatre World Award and was nominated for a Tony (and broke her foot!).read more